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.
5 June 2015
As summer nearly approaches it is important that you are able to stay as comfortable as possible in your own home, even given the warm outside temperatures. Not only do you want to feel comfortable in your home, but you also want to be certain that your air conditioner isn't going to break the bank this summer. To ensure you are not overworking your AC system, here are a few things that you can do at home for no-cost to improve the performance of your air conditioning unit:
13 May 2015
If you have a sick or dying tree, your first inclination might be to cut it down, but you don't always have to. Dying trees that are strong and pose no threat to life, limb or property are great additions to your natural environment. Not only do they provide shade, they provide housing for a wide range of critters. So it's always a good idea to keep a dying tree as long as possible.
22 April 2015
Has it been years, perhaps even decades, since you last replaced your flooring? Are you unsure what color your Bill Clinton-era carpet was originally? If you're trying to decide whether to replace your carpet or install hardwood flooring, here are some reasons for you to choose a new carpet installation: Time saving: A hardwood floor needs to be swept and mopped frequently, in order to stay clean. It also needs frequent waxing or polishing, in order to preserve the hardwood surface.
15 April 2015
Keeping client information secured is an extremely important responsibility for any business. There are ways that you can increase the security of client information in your offices through changes in your physical office structure and through your office protocols. Should your client information be leaked, you could be found personally liable -- in addition to losing the faith of your clients. Replace the Desk Locks in Your Offices Most desks today come with locking file cabinets for client information.
1 April 2015
Replacing the windows in your home is a major investment. Is a great home remodel that will instantly increase the value of your property. It is a super smart investment because it gives your home an interior and exterior facelift at the same time. When investing in new windows for your home, there are a number of style options to choose from. This article will explain why storm windows are great for homeowners who live in any climate.