16 January 2018
With all the growing your yard does during the warmer seasons of each year, there needs to be a time set aside to straighten up and refresh tired areas. The end of winter is the best time to do many routine chores to better your yard. Here are some of the best landscaping improvements that are often delayed until Spring, but which are more effective when handled in late winter.
15 September 2016
The holidays are just around the corner. It's time to start planning the family get-togethers. While you're busy making all of the arrangements, you might want to take a look at your plumbing. The last thing you want is to have an emergency plumbing issue that interrupts the festivities. Many plumbing problems that people experience during the holidays could actually be avoided with some careful planning. Here are some tips that will help you prevent plumbing problems during your holiday festivities.
5 August 2016
Are you interested in using your auto shop's garage doors as promotional tools? Here are three fun ways to decorate your doors and increase customer interest in your services: Use Custom Stencils An excellent way to spruce your building's garage doors up while at the same time promoting your business is to decorate the doors with custom stencils and paint. Have your company logo and a mimic of your business sign turned into stencils at your local office supply store, printing shop, or graphic design studio.
16 November 2015
Growing a healthy lawn or garden requires water, but in some locales water is a very precious and limited resource. Practicing good water saving habits is vital to the continued availability of water. The following tips can help you grow healthy outdoor plants while also conserving water. Tip #1: Install a Drip System Drip systems used to only be suitable for garden beds. This is because the most basic systems consisted of a series of hoses, called drip tape, that ran water to the plants.
30 July 2015
If you've got a leaking roof, there are plenty of good reasons not to put it off. It can do a lot of damage to the interior of your home, from encouraging mold growth to causing electrical shorts. But one thing people don't always consider when planning (or putting off) roof repairs is their homeowners' insurance. Insurance Rarely Covers Mold Growth Individual plans vary, of course, but most standard home insurance plans don't cover mold damage.
12 June 2015
A new roof for your house is a huge investment, and a necessary purchase like that can take you by surprise since roof-related damage isn't always noticed until it's too late. You should aim for the best deal possible and save money over the entire process by replacing your roof during periods of low demand or buying only what materials you need. Do I Need Repairs or a Full Replacement?
19 February 2015
If your roof is getting old and worn out, it's a good idea to start shopping for a new roof before major leaks develop. This gives you time to get the best price possible. If you need to put a roof on in a hurry, you may have to pay more. Plus, during the busy season for roofers, you may have a hard time finding a roofer who is available. When you can schedule the work at your convenience, you can use the following tips to get the best price for your budget.
12 February 2015
Removing a hazardous tree is a quite an undertaking that is best left to professionals. It may seem simple enough to get rid of the potentially dangerous tree in your yard. After all, you just call a professional and they come to remove it, right? Wrong. Sometimes, removing a tree is a more difficult process. If you are thinking of having a tree removed, use these three tips to ensure you get it done correctly:
4 February 2015
When looking to install new plumbing, there are a number of different materials that you can choose from. Two of the most common types of materials used to fabricate plumbing pipes are copper and cross linked polyethylene, abbreviated as PEX. Both of these types of plumbing offer different advantages over each other, and knowing the features of each can help you make an educated decision about which type of plumbing is the best fit for your house.
20 January 2015
When you're remodeling your bathroom and installing frameless shower doors, keep in mind that this style of shower draws the focus to the shower doors. That means choosing glass for your shower doors that's worthy of the attention. Luckily, there are many different types of shower glass that you can choose from, each with its own unique features. Here's a look at some of the most popular choices to help you narrow things down.