5 November 2019
If you are doing kitchen renovations and you want them to have a more modern design, there are still options to add more traditional wood accents that help add natural elements to the design. One of the options that you may want to consider is wood countertops from hardwoods like walnut or retractable preparation features. There are also options like shelving and other accents that can look great in modern kitchen renovations.
2 October 2019
Whether you are switching out an old outlet or installing a new light switch, you may believe that the job is simple enough to perform yourself. However, whenever you are working with electrical wiring, there are a couple of mistakes that you should avoid to help make the job easier as well as keep your home safe from potential electrical fires. Neglecting to Leave Enough Wire Length to Work with
22 August 2019
The process of "vetting" means that you verify everything possible about a person before you hire them. Hiring a roofing contractor often makes people feel safe because they think that anyone claiming to be a roofing contractor knows what he/she is doing and is licensed to do it. That is a false sense of security if you are not vetting a contractor you want to hire. In fact, good contractors expect you to "
10 July 2019
Your windows play a major role in your home's curb appeal and also its energy efficiency. New windows can greatly enhance your home's appearance and even add value. If you have old or broken windows, you'll likely notice a big difference in your energy costs when you have new windows installed. While there are a variety of benefits to getting new windows for your home, there are a few key things to keep in mind.
29 May 2019
If you run a restaurant, the last thing you want to deal with is a plumbing problem, especially one that affects your customers. Plumbing problems in a restaurant setting can ruin your business. Here are four steps that will make sure you're not sitting on potential plumbing problems: Don't Wait for an Overflow When it comes to dealing with plumbing issues in your restaurant bathrooms, you want to avoid procrastination. If your drains are sluggish, chances are good that you've got a serious problem lurking below the surface.
22 April 2019
New homeowners who are used to apartment parking lots and street parking may rejoice now that they have a garage of their own. If you're one of these people, congratulations, but be aware that you do have to be careful with your garage and especially the door. You usually hear about keeping your garage door in good shape through cleaning, maintenance, and inspections. What that advice normally doesn't address is protecting your garage door from your car.
1 March 2019
If you are installing new windows on your home, there are many things to consider, from the type of windows, how many you want to install, etc. One thing you should consider is adding storm windows. Below are four benefits of these windows so you can get your new windows installed. Saves Money Including storm windows from a company like Southern Glass & Mirror in your window installation can help you save money.
16 January 2019
You keep the temperature on your air conditioner unit set the same all the time. Yet, sometimes your bill seems to follow an average, and sometimes it's considerably higher. What could be wrong? While it's hard to determine the exact cause of cost fluctuations, there are some culprits that are often to blame. 1. Ventilation The exhaust fans in the kitchen and bathroom serve an important purpose, in that they help circulate air, more importantly, moist, humid air.
5 December 2018
Historic home remodeling projects are about achieving the highest level of authenticity possible. How you go about getting the right touch, though, is a little more complex than just referencing photos from the period of the house and working from them. Consider these three tips as you contemplate how your vintage home remodeling effort is likely to go. Local Requirements If a house is located in a designated historical area or has been placed on a historical register, there may be very strict limitations on what you can and cannot do with it.
24 October 2018
Have you recently experienced a hailstorm on or around your home? While looking at the various damage on your property, have you considered the fact that your roof may also have been damaged by the hail? It's extremely common for hail to damage a roof, but many insurance companies won't even suggest the possibility unless you are the one to bring it up first. Since your roof seems to look intact from the ground, you may be wondering if it's even worth the hassle of contacting a roofer and trying to get the insurance company to pay for the repairs.