More Than Square: How Custom Deck Builders Can Create More Interesting Decks for You


Decks are often square. While this type of deck is functional, it is not very decorative. If you want a deck that is more than just the usual square or rectangle jutting out from the back or side of your home, consider hiring custom deck builders. Here is what custom deck builders can build for you. Octagons Do you know what is neat about octagonal decks? There are eight corners in which people can sit, and plenty of room left in the middle.

10 October 2018

Wood Vs Metal Roofing


Wood and metal are opposites in many ways. Many people consider wood to be a very stylish material, while metal is more utilitarian and not quite as beautiful. Regardless of your opinions of the two materials, they are both commonly used on roofs because they are practical. Obviously, they have different characteristics that you need to consider. This article explains the main differences between a wood and metal roof. Wood Roofs

25 July 2018

Asphalt Tiles Are Great For Siding Too


The home siding material on your house is one of the most important features when it comes to defining how it looks. That is, your siding can make or break the style of your home. Homes with old siding that is worn down, faded, and out of style, is also going to look outdated. If you want to modernize your home, replacing the siding is one of the best places to start.

15 May 2018

Tips for Improving the Performance of Your Business's Air Conditioner


Keeping your business cool can represent a sizable expense, and this can be especially true for businesses that occupy large buildings. Fortunately, you can take some reasonable steps to improve the performance of the air conditioning system without having to impact the comfort of those in the building. Install Fans Throughout Your Building Keeping the air circulating in your business's building can be essential for ensuring that the air conditioning system is working as efficiently as possible.

6 February 2017

All Cramped Up: Expanding Your Livable Space By Finishing Your Basement


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

Inspecting A Home For Mold After The Repair Of A Long-Standing Water Leak


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

Has Your Well Gone Dry? 3 Potential Solutions To Your Problem


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