5 October 2016
If you live in an older home with thin walls, you might assume you're just doomed to shiver winters away forever. Even if you were to cram some insulation between those walls, you wouldn't be able to get enough in there to do much good anyways, right? Not necessarily. While insulating old, thin walls with fiberglass is indeed a challenge, there is another type of insulation that actually does this duty very well: spray foam.
25 August 2016
If you want to have outdoor outlets at your home, for whatever reason, then you need to make sure that you have them installed correctly. For one thing, they will be exposed to the elements, and water and electricity don't mix. If water got into an outlet with no way to shut it down at the outlet, it could short out the system and cause a fire. If you are familiar with electrical work and decide that you can do the work on your own, there are things that you need to make sure that you know before you get started so that the outlets and wiring are installed correctly.
22 July 2016
If you want to create a patio on the back of your tiny home, you need to be sure that you have a patio cover installed to ensure that you can get shade when you need it. When you own a tiny house, you need for everything to be as light as it can be, while still being durable. Use the guide below to learn how to use an aluminum patio cover on the outside of your tiny home to create the outdoor relaxation area you want quickly and easily.
5 July 2016
If you are moving into a home that is not only new to you, but also recently built, it can be exciting to personalize parts of this to make it your own. If a home is nearly completed and ready to move in, there are a few things that you might want to consider updating. Here are four ways you can personalize a new house to feel like home. 1. Invest In Landscaping
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.