Getting to the Basics: Remodeling Projects

  • Get Insulated: Why You Need To Add Some Fresh Insulation To Your Home

    1 July 2018

    If the insulation in your walls and attic isn't up to par, you could be jeopardizing your home and your family. Insulation isn't just about reducing your heating and cooling bills, although that is an important reason to maintain your insulation. You might not realize this, but the insulation in your home can provide you numerous benefits; some of which you might not have even thought about. Here are just four of the reasons why you need to add more insulation to your home.

  • 4 Tips To Prepare Your Home's Plumbing Before Renting It Out

    1 July 2018

    If you are thinking about renting your home out, you may be hoping to do a few things first to ensure that your home is ready. For example, one thing that you will want to pay attention to is the plumbing. These are some of the plumbing tasks that you might want to hire a plumber for before renting your home out to someone else. 1. Replace Old Plumbing Pipes and Fixtures

  • Here's Why You Should Consider Investing In A Custom Liner For Your Old Truck

    17 May 2018

    Are you looking for ways to update your old truck so you don't have to buy a new one anytime soon? You should consider investing in a custom truck liner. Create a Brand New Look Having your old truck fitted with a custom liner is an excellent way to breathe new life into it. Your new liner will give the entire truck a newer look and feel, which can help extend the amount of time you're able to keep it before having to sell it or trade it in due to wear and tear.

  • How Quickly Does Mold Spread?

    4 April 2018

    The growth of mold is a problem in many households in the country. Mold can take advantage of the presence of moisture in various environments and start to grow. Areas of the house that are normally at risk of mold growth include the bathroom and laundry rooms; these parts of the house have a lot of moisture most of the time. When you factor in the presence of certain organic materials that the mold can feed on, what you have is a mold haven.

  • 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.