Getting to the Basics: Remodeling Projects

  • 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.

  • 3 Problems That Cause Damage To Vinyl Siding And How They Are Repaired

    24 June 2017

    Vinyl siding is a material that has become common for the exterior of homes, but it is also a material that can be damaged. You may have problems with warping due to heat, hail damage or siding falling off due to an improper backing. Here are some of the potential problems that you may have with the vinyl siding on your home and how we can help you with the repairs:

  • 3 Commercial Garage Door Maintenance Tips To Keep In Mind

    3 February 2017

    If you own a warehouse or business that has a loading dock or another point of entry for large vehicles, chances are you have at least one commercial garage door on site. If your garage door sees frequent use, it's critically important to keep up with a regular maintenance plan. After all, you don't want to have an inventory truck pull up to your warehouse only to find that it can't get the merchandise into your building due to a malfunctioning garage door.

  • Suspect Chimney Pests? Investigate And Decide By Looking For These Telltale Indications

    24 January 2017

    For you and your home, the chimney is a necessary component to allow smoke and fumes out when using your wood stove or even your fireplace. However, to a scurrying pest who traipses across the roof, the chimney just looks like the ideal place to hang out. It is protected by tall walls and often a cap to keep out rain and moisture and is usually pretty warm. Plus, having access to a chimney can sometimes mean easy access to food.

  • Six Safety Tips For Working On Your Roof

    11 January 2017

    It's not uncommon to hear a tale of a homeowner or even a roofing professional falling off of a roof, sometimes with serious or even fatal consequences. The sad news is that many of these accidents could have been prevented by following a few basic safety tips. If you are headed up to your roof to make simple repairs, to put up holiday lights, and/or to check on your drainage system, make sure to adhere to these potentially life-saving precautions.

  • 3 Steps To Take This Winter To Make Your Basement Waterproof

    13 December 2016

    The last thing you want to get into your basement is water. Here are three steps you can take this winter to help keep your basement waterproof. #1 Check Your Downspouts The first thing you need to do is check your downspouts. The key to keeping your basement waterproof is keeping water away from your basement in the first place. Your downspouts should be directed away from your house so that all water that flows out of them flows away from your house and into the local storm drains.

  • 2 Reasons To Have Your Windows Professionally Installed

    13 December 2016

    If you need new windows installed in your new home that you are having built, or if you need replacement windows put in place of your old ones, this can be quite the project. For this reason, as well as several others, you should hire a professional to install your windows for you. The professional is going to be able to make sure that the windows are installed correctly and will do their best to meet all of your needs.