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?
3 December 2015
Everyone wants to be able to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. This is especially true when you are in the comfort of your own home. One of the biggest culprits of inability to keep your home at a comfortable temperature is the windows. Cracked glass, loose panes, and leaky seams just force your HVAC system to run constantly in order to keep your home comfortable. If you are trying to decide whether or not it is time for a new window, there are a few tests you can do to be sure.