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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.

My Hope For This Blog

  • The Out-Of-The-Blue Flood Insurance Requirement

    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.

  • 4 Current Trends You Will Want to Look For in New Custom Homes

    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.

  • Paved Driveway Care: Four Suggestions

    18 October 2017

    After the expense and time it took to have your driveway paved, of course you'd want to do anything possible to maintain the new appearance. Knowing that it could begin to appear aged after some time, you might be searching for techniques and ideas which slow down that aging process. Explore the driveway care suggestions below. Have Coating Applied Often, your first attempt at protection is the application of a coating on the entire driveway.

  • Time To Replace Your Roof? Why You Should Consider Metal As The Replacement

    15 September 2017

    If you are looking to have your roof replaced in the near future, you are going to want to make sure that you are spending a good amount of time considering what might be the best replacement material. After all, this might be the last time you ever have to replace a roof, so you want to make sure that you are getting the best option possible for your home. Consider these points to understand why a metal roof might be the ideal choice for your home:

  • Understanding The Differences Between Commercial And Residential Grade Asphalt

    23 August 2017

    If you want a new driveway installed on your property, then you may want to choose an asphalt variety. Asphalt does have many benefits over other materials. The low cost of the asphalt is one of the major attributes that makes it so popular. If you do choose to have asphalt installed, then you can pick from either residential or commercial asphalt. While commercial varieties are most often used for roads, it may be something that is optimal for your property.