25 March 2018
If you are going to install a deck onto your home, you have a lot of options to consider. One of your biggest decisions is choosing the right material. The material you choose will impact not just the way that your deck looks, but also how you will need to maintain it. This article focuses on fiberglass decks and explains why they are such a practical and stylish option. Fiberglass Comes in Many Styles
25 March 2018
Replacing the windows in your home is a big decision. Not only do you need to choose the right material for the sashes and properly insulated window panes, you need to think about the style and design of each individual fixture throughout your house. That is, you don't necessarily want to just have sliding windows on every fixture in your home. This article explains and compares three of the most common types of residential window fixtures.
13 February 2018
If you own a home in the city and are planning to do some renovations, there are some things you need to know. Renovating a home in the city can be a bit different than making changes to a home in the country or the suburbs. Follow these tips to ensue the process goes as planned. Contact a building permit expediter. You will need a permit to make your renovations, and getting that permit can be a bit of a challenge in a big city.
31 December 2017
If the home you've purchased was built over a century ago, there is a good chance it's not as insulated as many of the modern homes that were built over the past several years. If your home isn't insulated, you're probably spending a lot of money on energy expenses throughout the year. However, you could avoid that problem and keep your home more comfortable by having insulation installed by the professionals.
24 November 2017
If you use decorative rocks as a way to add texture and visual appeal to your home's landscape, you may be perturbed to see that moss has started growing on them. If this is the case, use the following guide for safely removing the moss growing on your decorative rocks. Step 1: Sweep the Rocks The first step in removing the moss on your rocks is sweeping off as much of the loose growth and dirt as possible before going on to the next step.
22 October 2017
When you're cooking or cleaning up the kitchen, it can be tempting to use your drain as a garbage can. This is especially true of liquids and certain foods that are all-too easy to just pour down the drain. Your pipes are out of sight out of mind, but if you continue putting things down your drain, your pipes will eventually clog up and you might suffer negative consequences as a result.
23 September 2017
Whether your kitchen was an interior decorating disaster when you bought your home or you're just tired of the way it looks, remodeling the area is a great way to turn the space into something that fits your style and needs. One of your critical first steps with this type of project is to ensure you create a budget that accounts for all the costs you're likely to incur. However, here are two that are commonly overlooked.