If you are living in a home that is beginning to feel cramped because your children are getting bigger, it's probably time to finish your basement. While you can spend some time and energy trying to do the work on your own, it is easier and sometimes more cost-effective to work with a contractor instead. The work will get done correctly the first time, saving you money on materials. When budget is a factor, you can do some of the work on your own, but leave the framing and electrical work to a professional.
10 October 2016
Some water leaks go undetected for weeks or months. A small leak hidden within a wall can keep the surrounding building materials soaked until a repair is eventually made. After the plumbing repair, a second issue is unavoidable. The homeowner may also have a potential problem with mold growth. Even if there is no flooding, an ongoing water leak hidden inside the frame of a house may create the conditions conducive to mold growth.
12 September 2016
When a well goes dry, it means that there is no longer any water or the water it produces is not of acceptable quality. There are several reasons that this can happen, such as drought that causes a well to be shallow when it typically has a lot of water. An old well could have issues with its casing, or an outdated pump. Thankfully, each problem does have a solution, which includes drilling further down, installing a brand new pump, or even renovating the well's casing.
28 July 2016
If you want to have new gutters installed on your home, you may just be doing it for conventional reasons, such as to protect the foundation or to keep water from seeping through the roof. With additional improvements, gutters can provide you with even more benefits, such as clean water from rain collection or better drainage with the incorporation of drain pipes. Here are some improvements you may want to consider when you have gutters installed on your home:
9 June 2016
If you have hired a contractor to remodel your business, you should take time to make sure everything is set up correctly. One thing you have to consider is the lobby. This is the first thing your clients will see when they walk through your door. Below is some information about setting up your lobby so that it is a nice and peaceful place for your clients to sit and wait for their appointments.
5 April 2016
If you're in the planning stage for a new roofing project, it's a good idea to consider all the options you have for roofing materials. While asphalt shingling is the most frequently used material, especially on residential buildings, there's also a lot to be said for alternative roofing materials. One of the more affordable of these is metal roofing. Here are four reasons metal roofing is superior to asphalt shingling for a variety of purposes.
9 September 2015
When potential home owners are searching for a new house, they may look around and think one simply looks more attractive without realizing why. Curb appeal are the elements that make a house attractive from the road or from the yard. When planning your home renovation, keep in mind elements that add to the house's curb appeal. Front Walkway The walkway to the front door is more than a path from the sidewalk to the entryway.
23 June 2015
If you are planning an upcoming kitchen renovation, you might be more focused on tile backsplashes and appliance features than you are about the big picture. Unfortunately, making decisions haphazardly might cause problems in the long run—especially if you won't be renovating again anytime soon. Here are two things you need to do before you start your construction project: 1: Think About Workflow Before you get carried away with the small details, think about the overall workflow of your new kitchen.
30 March 2015
Whether it came from a party that got a little out of hand or a rambunctious child who pushed the door open a little too far, holes in drywall do happen in the average household. Thankfully, damages to drywall can be fixed if you have the right tools for the job and some experience. Unfortunately, there are way too many do-it-yourself homeowners that assume that this is a simple task and end up with a bigger mess than what they had when they started.
26 March 2015
Are you getting new windows and doors installed on your home by a contractor like Welty Custom Exteriors, Inc? If so, you are probably wondering what to do with the old windows and doors. Here, you will learn how to transform those old windows and doors into a privacy screen for your back yard. This project can be completed with just a few supplies. You will need: Heavy-duty hinges Drill and bits Screws Paint—if desired Glass frosting kit—if desired Measuring tape and pencil Step 1: Plan the Layout
24 March 2015