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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.

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  • A Guide to Vinyl, Composite, and Wood Decking Alternatives

    3 August 2020

    When your deck is worn and boards begin to rot, the time has come to start planning renovations. First, you want to repair any structural problems that cause hazards. When you have repaired the damage, you will be ready to install a new surface, and you may want an alternative to traditional wood decking materials. The following deck renovation guide will help you choose wood alternatives for the decking: Modern Composites That Work Like Wood Decking—The composites that are used for modern decking materials are a lot like natural wood materials.

  • Planning To Age In Place? How To Design Your New Home

    18 March 2020

    If you're working to design your next home and you plan to age in place, include the right accommodations. Here are four steps you need to take to plan a home that will allow you to age in place, safely and comfortably. Consider Bedroom Placement Now that you're designing your new home, think about the bedroom placement. Climbing the stairs to a second-story bedroom might not be a problem right now, but things may change.

  • The Benefits Of SIP Shelters Compared To Traditionally Constructed Shelters

    18 March 2020

    SIP shelters, or shelters constructed from structural insulated panels, have many benefits compared to traditionally constructed shelters, such as those that are constructed using wood or metal framework, sheets of insulation and drywall. If you are looking to construct a shelter, such as a shed in your backyard, a new garage, emergency shelters or even a new home, SIP shelters may be a great option for you. Here are a few of the major benefits that these types of materials and shelters have over traditionally constructed shelters.

  • Managing Your Demolition Needs

    12 February 2020

    Using a professional demolition service will almost always be the most efficient and effective option for handling your demolition needs. While individuals may associate these services with large-scale demolition projects, demolition companies can assist their clients with demolition projects of any size. Eliminate The Risk Of Accidental Damage Occurring People may assume that demolition work will always be simple due to the fact that they may assume it strictly involves destroying a building.

  • Ideas For Turning An Airstream Into A Secondary Suite

    12 December 2019

    If you plan to have an elderly parent live with you, it's common to have a secondary suite in your home. Sometimes known as an "in-law suite" or a "granny suite," this term describes a separate living area. Some houses have secondary suites built in, while many homeowners have additions built for this purpose. You don't necessarily have to change your residence to accommodate the arrival of an elderly family member, however.