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.
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.
23 November 2016
If you are about to do a little home remodeling that includes ripping off and removing a chunk of your home, then you might want to know what to do with the bare-faced wall left behind. For example, if you are removing a covered/screened porch because it is rickety and unsightly, you still have to protect the exterior wall that you leave behind. Here is what you need to know about this specific process and how vinyl siding is involved.
31 October 2016
So many people dream about escaping to a private log home in the woods to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and to get some peace and quiet. If you are one of those people, whether you want a vacation home, a writer's retreat, or are moving there permanently, and you have recently purchased that log home you have always been dreamed of, you want to make sure that your log home stays as nice and well-maintained as possible.
13 October 2016
When you think about a private oasis of a home for yourself, what features come to mind? Do you envision a surrounding wrought-iron fence, privacy shutters on the windows, or a series of green shrubs shielding the home's exterior? If this sounds like a place you could most definitely call home, there is one other private residential property feature you definitely don't want to be without: an automatic gate situated at the end of your drive.
26 September 2016
If you have recently opened a new dental office in your area, then you likely want the office to appear as inviting as possible. Adding the right decor and furnishings can help with this, and so can the color scheme that you choose for the space. Color schemes can be successfully implemented with paint, and commercial painters can add whatever paint you choose for the walls. If you have not already considered colors, then keep reading to learn about some helpful tips to choose the right colors for the space.