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.
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.
20 March 2018
A tent is a must-have rental item for any outdoor gathering. In addition to providing shelter from inclement weather, it's also valuable for giving your guests some shade. When you're speaking to a local party rentals service to address your tent needs, you should also strongly consider renting a floor to go beneath the tent. While many people know the value of renting dance floors for outdoor weddings and other parties, you might not think about getting a floor if dancing isn't on the agenda.
6 February 2018
Fiberglass bathtubs are durable and long-lasting, but the finish can wear down from normal usage. That is, it not uncommon for fiberglass paint to wear off. Even worse, the fiberglass can cracks, causing the tub to lose its waterproof finish. So, it is very helpful if you can learn how to patch and refinish a fiberglass bathtub. This article explains the best tools and products for patching a fiberglass bathtub.
26 December 2017
If you're about to buy a home and have just received word that you need to buy flood insurance, you were likely told to get a flood elevation certificate to show your lender and insurance company. This is not as uncommon as you might think, but if you're buying in a town that you know well and are surprised that the home may be in a flood zone, don't worry. Flood insurance and FEMA classify regions with several different codes, some of which actually show that the house is in an area that isn't prone to flooding.
20 November 2017
If you are in the market for a new custom home, there are some features that you will be looking for. Trends in design are also going to help you choose your next home. Some of the trends that you may want in a new custom home include wiring for electronic devices, automation for windows, and outdoor living space you can use. Here are some of the most popular custom home design trends that you will want to be on the lookout for.