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.
15 July 2016
Like virtually every other part of your home, your automatic garage door will occasionally require maintenance and repair. While many homeowners call a professional for any garage door problem, there are a few common problems that almost anyone can fix on their own. Here is an explanation of how to troubleshoot 3 common garage door problems. Noisy Garage Door A healthy garage door is a quiet garage door. If you notice excessive scraping, grinding, or rattling noises while you garage door opens and closes, there are a number of causes that could be behind the problem.
25 May 2016
If you have a pet dog, your sliding glass door can become a casualty of scratching as your dog asks to be let out. Dirt, scratches on the glass finish, and dog saliva ruins the aesthetic appearance of your door and can even shorten its lifespan. Here are some tips you can use to help reduce the damage your dog does to your sliding glass door. 1. Train your dog.
28 April 2016
Your home's main sewer line and drain pipe are key components of the plumbing system, but they are not without some risk of clogs. As a new homeowner, you may not understand exactly how important this pipe can be. When a drain pipe is clogged, it can cause a backup that may lead to a mess. Here are a few common questions that many new homeowners have about drain clogs.
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.