There is a lot to think about when you’re renovating a home. You need to make many decisions, starting with what contractor to use and how much money you want to spend. It helps if you have a clear vision for how you want your home to look when you’re done. If you’re not sure what it is that you want yet, take some time to look through my blog. I’ll discuss everything from home additions to flooring materials to appliances and fixtures. These articles will help you get a sense of the possibilities for your home renovation, and help you narrow down your options. Eventually, you’ll decide on the renovations that are right for you.
4 April 2016
If you have an aging roof in a rainy climate, you may greet each summer thunderstorm and winter snowstorm with dread as you begin to expect minor roofing leaks during times of higher-than-average precipitation. The prospect of replacing your entire roof can be an unpleasant one -- at an average cost of $1,000 to $1,400 or more per 200 square feet of roofing material, this can be one of your most expensive home maintenance or improvement projects.
21 March 2016
The driveway up to your house is not solely for parking vehicles. Considering it plays a key role in your home's first impression and curb appeal, your driveway should remain clean, attractive, and in proper condition. Unfortunately, this outdoor surface can easily crack, stain, and discolor, decreasing the curb appeal and value of your home. Thankfully, improving your asphalt driveway's look and durability is possible with proper understanding and care. Using this guide, you will learn how the environment, weather, weight, and toxic chemicals affect your asphalt driveway and learn the best options for repair and restoration.
22 February 2016
Air conditioners are valuable to homeowners and businesses thanks to their ability to provide efficient cooling comfort. But to thieves, air conditioners are valuable for an entirely different reason. A/C units contain a sizable amount of copper and other valuable metals, making them tempting targets for theft and vandalism. To prevent your A/C system from becoming a target for thieves in search of quick cash, here are a few valuable steps you can take to safeguard your unit:
1 February 2016
If you're dealing with a thyroid disorder, anemia, lupus, or another medical condition that results in moderate to severe cold intolerance, you may be tired of paying high heating bills to keep your home at a temperature that is comfortable for you and doesn't exacerbate the symptoms of your ailment. Fortunately, there are some options to help cut expenses while you search for an effective treatment plan for your cold sensitivity. Read on to learn more about several ways you can prevent or reduce physical discomfort during cooler times of year.
13 January 2016
Much of the western United States is currently suffering from severe to exceptional droughts, and since water is in such short supply, everyone living in this region needs to do their part to conserve water. Fortunately, cutting back on your household water usage doesn't mean that you need to stop showering; it can be as simple as installing waterless toilets, like batch composting toilets. Here are five things you need to know about batch composting toilets.