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.
7 July 2017
As a homeowner, you will want to make sure that you are keeping your home well insulated so you and the rest of the family can stay comfortable all throughout the year. Besides having insulation in the walls, you will need quality insulation in your attic. Before you assume that everything is fine once insulation is up there, you will want to learn about the signs of attic insulation needing to be replaced.
23 June 2017
If you recently bought an older home that you believe was thoroughly inspected by a home inspector prior to closing, there's one thing that may not have been included in the inspection process—the sewer system. In many cases, home inspectors don't inspect sewer systems because they are under the ground and, therefore, difficult to inspect. Homes built in the late 1800's to early 1900's typically have clay pipes. If your home was constructed during this time frame, it's a good idea to have your sewer lines fully inspected and repaired or replaced as necessary.
16 February 2017
If you are trying to transform your back yard and make it look like a place that you and your visitors would like to go to in order to visit and even have a good time there are a lot of different things you should do to add to its look and feel. This article is full of different things you can do to turn your backyard into a fantastic hangout you will look forward to spending more time in.
13 February 2017
Starting a construction company has the potential for bringing in a large amount of profits. Whether you are in the industry of constructing buildings and pavements or performing repairs, there will be a high demand for those types of services. However, you must have access to the right equipment to make sure your construction business is a success. You must consider every aspect of the services you will be providing when shopping for equipment.
7 February 2017
If you've ever dealt with a clogged drain in your home, you understand how much of a strain it can put on your regular schedule. It could be the standing water in your shower that makes it nearly impossible for you to bathe and get ready for work, or the clogged up toilet that won't flush no matter what you do. Because drainage issues can be so tedious, it's best to put a few measures in place to keep them at bay.