Getting to the Basics: Remodeling Projects

  • Wood Vs. Vinyl Siding

    27 February 2018

    If you want the look of vinyl siding on your home, there are a few ways to achieve it. While natural wood siding is the most obvious choice, there are some synthetic products with fake wood prints. These are often preferred by homeowners who don't want to deal with heavy maintenance over the years. Vinyl Siding Vinyl can create the look of wood shingles, and so much more. These faux finishes look great, and have the advantage of being lower maintenance and than the actual wood species they are imitating.

  • Steps To Restore Your Yard And Lawn After Dog-Damage

    19 January 2018

    Your dog may be your best friend and a part of your family, but can wreak havoc on a well-manicured yard and lawn. Dogs can run trails through and kill your lawn from continually passing over the same areas, and can dig holes in the ground looking for some entertainment. Here are some tips and insight to help you repair and restore your lawn and yard to get it back to looking attractive once again.

  • How You Can Tell When It's Time To Replace Your Windows

    7 December 2017

    The windows in your home serve many different purposes. They allow sunlight to shine in so you won't have to completely rely on the artificial light that comes from lamps or overhead bulbs. They also give you the ability to see what's going on outside the house without having to actually leave your home. As long as the windows appear to be in reasonably good condition you might not see a reason why you should replace them.

  • Tree Trimming Tips For New Homeowners

    8 November 2017

    As a new homeowner, learning to take care of your yard and your trees can be challenging. There is so much misinformation out there that many property owners get confused. Before you let some of this false information lead you down the wrong path for taking care of your trees, there are a few things that you need to know. Cutting Too Close To The Trunk Can Harm The Tree

  • How To Minimize Home-Life Disruptions During A Roofing Overhaul

    3 October 2017

    Most homeowners go through a roof replacement at least once in their life. One of the problems that you could have on your hands is the fact that you will still be living in your home through the process, which can be a nuisance, to say the least. If you are planning to replace your roof, be prepared to do more planning so you can enjoy a hassle-free installation. Most professional roofing contractors take care not to inconvenience the homeowners or halt household responsibilities, but you still have to be cautious.

  • The Four Dangers Of Gathered Leaves And Debris On The Roof

    11 August 2017

    Too often, homeowners allow leaves and debris to gather on their roof without having it cleaned away. There are many problems with this, especially after the fall and winter season when leaves and other debris gather on the roof more rapidly. Here are the four dangers of this: Blocks Water Flow: When it rains, you want the water on the roof to flow with ease off the roof, into the gutters, and away from the home.

  • Four Types Of Roofing Options You May Want To Consider

    23 July 2017

    If you are currently in the process of evaluating whether or not you need to replace or upgrade your business's roof, you will need to review the more commonly used roofing materials. There can be significant differences between the various roofing materials, and taking the time to review these options can help give you insight when it comes time to make a final choice for your roof. Asphalt Asphalt shingles are among the more commonly used roofing options.