6 February 2019
Residential properties that are located in areas that receive a lot of precipitation throughout the year are at risk of flooding. Flooding can be particularly damaging to the basement of a home, since this is the lowest point in the home and the area where water tends to pool. The installation of a sump pump can help you better manage any moisture that finds its way into your basement—but only if you take the time to perform routine maintenance to keep the pump working properly.
23 December 2018
Replacing the cabinets that are in your kitchen is always a major undertaking. However, there are a variety of steps and strategies that can help to make this daunting project easier for you to manage. Decide On Your Priorities For Your New Cabinets There is usually a driving reason why homeowners want to replace their kitchen cabinets. When you are first starting to undertake this option, you will want to identify and focus on the main goal that you have.
13 November 2018
One of the biggest threats to your home is the weather and its adverse effects it can have on your home's interior environment. Protecting the interior of your home consists of maintaining the outside of your home, including its roof and siding, along with preventing its loss of interior heat through cracks and gaps. Here are some of the most common areas of your home where you may be losing winter heat and how you can repair them.
1 October 2018
If you are looking for an affordable and effective fuel source for your home, propane could be the answer. Homeowners who want to take advantage of the benefits that propane can provide need to factor propane into their construction plan when building a new home. You will need to have access to a storage tank that will house your propane supply. This storage tank might not be the most attractive structure, so finding safe and effective ways of concealing the tank during construction will help you preserve the aesthetic of your new home.
20 August 2018
When winter arrives, it is essential that your home's exterior is prepared to protect your home interior and family. Keeping your roof, gutters, and attic insulation in proper condition and installed correct can make winter easier, as you won't have to worry about interior leaks, ice dams, and a drafty home. Here are some home maintenance recommendations to make sure your home is ready for winter. Check Roof and Gutters
10 July 2018
If your business has had an increase in welding needs and you feel like you are constantly paying for an outside contractor to come in, set up their tools and materials, and then do the welding, it may be time to hire someone as a staff member to do the work in the shop. This way you don't have to worry about someone else's schedule, and you don't have to worry about getting the welding done when you need it.
30 May 2018
If your roof is looking old, it might be due to the roofline. Look closely at your roofline and make sure that it is straight and clean. If the fascia boards are sagging or faded, they can make your entire roof look old and worn. Fascia boards out also have to be strong and structurally sound, especially if they are holding a gutter system, or if you have a heavy tile roof material.
6 April 2018
As companies find ways to preserve materials and resources and prevent landfills from becoming full, more have added deconstruction or "soft" demolition services. These services focus on taking apart, rather than destroying, the structure in question. Those doing soft demolition can reserve usable materials and separate out the true trash. While soft demolition definitely has its place, so does hard demolition, which is the traditional destruction and removal of a structure.
25 February 2018
If you are looking to build a new home or renovate an existing one, you may be looking to purchase a large number of building materials. As you go about buying these materials, the price may be one of the key factors in your mind for selecting the materials and where to buy them from. However, this is not the only factor you should look at. Here are three important factors to look at aside from price as you go about deciding where to buy your building materials from.
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.