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.
7 January 2015
You cycle your garage door multiple times throughout the day. Unless you simply open your garage door to ventilate heat from your home, then this also means you're passing underneath your garage door every time you open it. Although your garage door has never fallen on you in the past, there's always a chance it will happen—especially if you don't maintain your door. Perform or arrange for these service jobs to stay safe while walking or driving under your garage door:
29 December 2014
There are a number of reasons why your water heater may suddenly stop producing hot water, but one of the most common causes is a bad thermocouple. If you've lit your pilot light numerous times but it won't stay on, then you may need to replace the appliance's thermocouple. Here's how to diagnose the problem and step by step instructions for completing this simple repair at home. About Thermocouples The purpose of the thermocouple device is to detect whether the pilot light is on or off and regulate the flow of gas to the appliance appropriately.
29 December 2014
According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Continence, the average person spends around one hour each day in the bathroom. If you're going to spend this much time of your life brushing your teeth and showering, you want your surroundings as attractive as possible. This is why you're renovating your bathroom, but before you start choosing tile or a new vanity, it's vital to keep one question in mind: Are you planning to sell in the next five to 10 years?
26 December 2014
You perform several of your home's plumbing maintenance tasks by yourself. You regularly clean your drains, maintain your water heater, and take care of any leaks beneath your sinks. However, you're now noticing that your plumbing system is showing signs of sewer line damage—and even though you're experienced with repairing other components of your plumbing, you don't even know how to begin repairing this issue. For this reason, you've decided to call a plumbing contractor to repair your sewer line for you.
22 December 2014
When an unexpected storm brings high winds and heavy rains, you will have no time to protect your home from hanging and loose tree branches close to your house. During the storm, if you hear a crash on your roof that turns out to be from the impact of a tree branch, you should begin preparing for the process of getting your roof repaired immediately. If you have never had to deal with roof damage from trees, the following guide can help you navigate the repair process.