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.
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.
22 December 2014
As a proactive homeowner, you might be more than willing to take on new challenges. After fixing the garbage disposal and cleaning out those gutters on your own, removing a little mold might seem like a simple task. Unfortunately, attempting your own mold removal can cause a lot of collateral damage. Here are three reasons you shouldn't do your own mold abatement, and why professionals are better suited for the job.
19 December 2014
An aggregate is any substance that is formed from a combination of smaller parts. However, the term is usually used to describe mined materials like gravel, sand, and crushed rocks, as well as recycled combinations of a rocky nature, such as asphalt. In general, the world doesn't really understand just how much construction aggregates do and what life would be life without them. The next time you open the door to your house or drive down the highway, you can give some of the credit to the aggregate materials that literally hold you up.