Home Renovation Happenings
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Home Renovation Happenings

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.

Home Renovation Happenings

  • What You Need To Know About Building A Dock On Your Waterfront Property

    8 October 2015

    When you purchase or build a home on waterfront property, you will have easy access to numerous marine activities. If you add a dock to the property, you can park your marine vehicles with ease, have a convenient place to go fishing in comfort or simply admire the view with your feet dangling in water. The following guide can help you plan construction of a dock that complements your property and adheres to local laws.

  • House Stinks? Check The Main Vent Stack For Blockages

    23 September 2015

    If your home suddenly smells like a sewage facility, check the main vent stack on your roof. The main vent stack is a thin pipe that sticks out of your roof. Sometimes, the vent clogs up with debris and blocks the flow of wastewater, sewage and air out the home's plumbing system. The blockages create terrible scents that permeate the home. Here's what you should understand about your main vent stack and what you can do to solve your dilemma.

  • Save Your Heating System: Find Drafts & Get Rid Of Them

    24 August 2015

    Winter is coming, and it's a good idea to prepare your home ahead of time. That way, you can be ready for wintry conditions. Here are a few things you should do: Find the drafts It doesn't matter what type of heating system you have, it will work harder if there are a lot of drafts in your home. Heating systems that work harder to keep a home comfortable tend to have more mechanical problems, not to mention higher operating costs.

  • 3 Tips for Replacing an Old Breaker Panel in Your Home

    11 August 2015

    If your home's electrical wiring is shorting out or a breaker is popping any time you dry your hair while the coffee's on, it may mean that you need to upgrade your breaker panel. If you've had the whole electrical system evaluated by a residential electrician to rule out a short in the wiring somewhere, you might be able to tackle the breaker box replacement on your own. Here's a look at what you need to know to get the job done.

  • Want New Windows In Your Old House? Here Are A Few Problems You May Have

    23 July 2015

    Older homes have character, but they also have many problems. One problem that troubles owners of older homes is drafts coming from windows. Old homes were not designed with energy efficiency in mind. One way to make older homes more energy efficient is to install new windows. However, many older homes have problems which could affect the installation of new windows. If you would like to replace the windows in your older home, there are a few important things to understand about how your home was built and the changes you may need to make before you can do window installation.