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.
24 April 2018
For many people, heating and cooling bills are the highest utilities that they pay. This is especially true in climates that have extremely cold winters or sweltering summers. Thus, it makes sense for people to want their heating and cooling systems to run as efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, the cost of heating an cooling a home does not rely solely on the HVAC unit; a number of factors can affect residential heating and cooling costs, which is why a home energy audit is a wise investment.
13 March 2018
Do you have a metal roof on your property? If so, you would benefit from installing snow guards on the roof. They are metal strips that catch snow and ice and allow it to slowly melt off the roof. Without the guards, the snow or ice will rapidly melt and slide down the roof in large, heavy sheets. This guide goes over the advantages of installing snow guards on your metal roof.
1 February 2018
Investing in a custom home provides you with the opportunity to maintain control over the design of your living area. Open floor plans are popular among modern homeowners, and the type of roof that you choose to install during construction could have a significant impact on the resulting openness of your living space. Roof design begins with the selection of trusses. There are some trusses that are better suited to an open design, and knowing about these trusses can help you select the roof design best suited to meet your design needs when constructing a custom home.
19 December 2017
Adding trees to your landscape can make it more attractive, while also increasing the value of your home. Young trees are more susceptible to damage, though, particularly from animals. Whether you need to protect the trees from household pets or from local wildlife, the following tips can help. Tip #1: Mulch with care Mulch is a very important part of planting healthy trees. The mulch covers the roots, protecting them from temperature fluctuations and frost heave.
15 November 2017
Repairing damage from water is something that is costly, which is why you want to be able to find problems before they get out of hand. In homes with basements, the problems are hidden in foundation walls, or because of lack of maintenance to mechanical systems like sump pumps. Catching the problems before they get out of hand will help save you a lot of money on the cost of water damage repairs.