The ability to differentiate between home repairs and improvements that you can make yourself and those that will require the help of a contractor is a very important skill to have. Not only will this skill prevent you from spending more money than you need to on professional services, but it will also help you to avoid costly mistakes by attempting DIY projects that are out of your league. It is my hope that this information contained in this blog will help you to obtain this skill. More importantly, it is my hope that once you have identified a project you wish to take on, this information in this blog will help you to get the job done.
20 August 2019
Glass doors are commonly used in commercial properties, and while these doors are able to give your businesses a welcoming and professional impression, they can require some basic repairs in order to keep them in working condition. For businesses that experience heavy foot traffic, these doors can suffer wear at a much higher rate, which can make it necessary to prepare for these malfunctions. Water Seeping Through The Door Water seeping through the under the doors or around the edges of the glass will often be traced to seals that are no longer able to hold the water out of the building.
15 January 2019
Have you had chain link fencing installed to try to keep your dog in your yard? Is the dog still escaping from your yard? One option that you have is to install an invisible fence and put a collar on your dog. But wait – before you pass on that option because you think you'll have to bury all of the wiring through your yard, know that there will be little to no digging required now that you have the fencing enclosing your yard.
1 May 2018
There are many ways to repair and restore old concrete. If your concrete is dissolving and corroding from years of usage, it can not only look ugly, it can also be dangerous to walk on. Many people choose to completely refinish their concrete, but there are a few ways that you can simply resurface it without having to apply any actual concrete. This article explains two of the most common methods that homeowners can use to restore an old slab of concrete and make it more functional and stylish.
15 December 2016
Most homeowners will try to tackle just about anything on their own just once. The only problem with this when it comes to plumbing problems is the fact that some tasks look simple on the surface but end up being way more complicated than a homeowner expects. Before you grab your monkey wrench, plumber's tape, and flashlight to get started on that plumbing project at your home, it is a good idea to get to know some of the things that are and are not safe for you to do on your own.
3 May 2016
Carpet is a great flooring choice for many families-- it is soft under the feet, provides insulation during cold winter months, and it can help keep sounds from echoing throughout the house. When you invest in new carpet, it is natural to want to keep it in good condition for as long as possible. Use the following tips to extend the life of your carpet and keep it looking great.