Getting to the Basics: Remodeling Projects

  • Tips On Properly Caring For And Maintaining Fiber Cement Siding

    6 November 2018

    Fiber cement siding is quickly growing in popularity. This siding option is relatively affordable, requires minimal maintenance and is long-lasting. It also has a unique look to it that can give your home a bit of classic character and charm. If you are preparing to or have recently had fiber cement siding installed, it is important that you properly care for and maintain it. This helps to ensure that your siding lasts as long as possible.

  • Upgrade Your Kitchen With The Warmth And Beauty Of Wood Countertops

    6 November 2018

    Just like wood floors give your home classic charm, wood countertops, from a company like Countertops & Laminated Specialties Inc, make your kitchen seem warm and welcoming. You can use wood for all your counters, or just for a large kitchen island so it seems more like a cozy dining space. Here are some things to know about wood countertops for the kitchen. They Can Be Affordable Wood countertops vary a lot in price.

  • 3-Step Guide To Unclogging Your Home's Only Toilet

    29 September 2018

    If your home's only toilet is stopped up, the stoppage can create a seriously uncomfortable situation in your home. If you find yourself in this predicament, use the following guide to try to get your toilet unclogged so your family can use it again. Step 1:  Add Dish Detergent to the Bowl The first step in trying to unclog your home's sole toilet is to add a couple of tablespoons of dish detergent to the toilet bowl.

  • 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.