20 June 2016
When returning home after a hurricane or other natural disaster that's flooded your neighborhood, the first step you should take is checking your house for hazards before entering. If you notice changes to the foundation of the house (such as cracks or shifting) or if the roof and walls appear to be sagging, leaning, or otherwise obviously damaged, you'll need to make an appointment with a building inspector to determine whether it's safe before you can enter.
30 May 2016
If you have a well for water delivery to your home, then you may have experienced the inconsistencies that come with water pressure from a well system. However, you do not have to live with these inconsistencies or accept them as par for the course. You can hire a well contractor to install some pressure tanks. If you have never heard of pressure tanks for wells before, the following information will tell you what they are, what they do and how to get them.
12 May 2016
Keeping your commercial doors nice and clean at all times can have a big impact on the cleanliness of your property. Plus, it can also have an effect on the way that people perceive your business, since customers generally don't like to see dirt and grime. Luckily, following these three tips can help you more effectively clean your commercial doors. 1. Wipe Them Down Regularly First of all, even though it can be easy to forget, it is a good idea to add cleaning all of your commercial doors to your regular cleaning schedule.
26 April 2016
Have you become frustrated with the amount of water being used to keep your landscape green? It might be time for you to invest in hiring a professional contractor to install an irrigation system so you can enjoy the benefits that comes along with it. Take a look at the article below for a list of reasons as to why investigating in an irrigation system is a good investment for your landscape.
8 April 2016
Your new terracotta roof could protect your home for the next century. There are a few maintenance tasks that you can do to help prolong the life of your new roof. Here are a few of the ways that you can make sure to get the maximum life from your terracotta roof. 1. Clean debris off of the roof that may trap water. Leaves, sticks and branches can form a barrier to water flowing off of the roof.
16 March 2016
It seems like most modern windows are being constructed out of synthetic materials like vinyl, aluminum, fiberglass or carbon fiber. Each of these windows has its own set of drawbacks and advantages. However, no matter how practical these modern materials are, many homeowners find them stylistically lacking. Many preferred the classic look of wooden windows. It is still very possible to find affordable, stylish, energy efficient and durable wooden windows for all types of homes.
19 February 2016
If your garage door tracks aren't in good condition, you'll have trouble with your garage door opening and closing like it's supposed to. It's a good idea to carefully inspect your tracks a few times a year, but you might be unsure of what to look for. Looking for these three things can help you ensure that your garage door is always in good shape. 1. Dirt and Debris It's only natural that your garage door tracks could collect dirt, dust and other debris over time.
29 January 2016
If you're considering doing some home renovations but you aren't sure if you have all the expertise and the skill, you'll want to make sure that you have the right tools and knowledge before you dig in. This way you get the job done properly, and you don't devalue your house. Doing a project on your own at your house can save you thousands if you do it the right way, and updating the house will help you add value to it.
11 January 2016
When you have to replace the heating system for your home, you may find yourself faced with one major decision. You will need to choose between a boiler installation and a furnace installation. While both furnaces and boilers will heat your home, they do so in different ways and each have their benefits and drawbacks. As such, it is important to get to know some of the main factors to consider when choosing your system so that you make the right choice for you and your home.
21 December 2015
You might think of street cleaning as something that is a bit of an unnecessary expense that you can opt against, but the truth is that street cleaning is more necessary than you might believe. The following guide will show 4 ways street sweeping can be helpful. 1. Curb Appeal Yes, the overall value of your home and neighborhood has to do with your curb appeal. You could do this on your own, but what if you do not have the time?