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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

  • Waterproof Your Basement To Keep Termites Out Of Your Wooden Antique Home

    5 December 2018

    High-quality antique homes are often built out of strong and reliable wood that is treated to last for centuries. However, you may start to find termites in your antique home's basement. In this case, you are likely worried that they'll destroy your pricey investment. Thankfully, exterior waterproofing of the foundation of the home can help to avoid this serious issue. Termite Invasions Often Begin In A Basement Though there are many species of termites around the nation, subterranean varieties are often the most common in homes.

  • Three Uses to Consider for Your New Pole Barn

    24 October 2018

    Building a pole barn on your property can provide flexible space for you and your family. These steel buildings can be used in a number of ways, and in some cases, a pole barn can even improve the value of your property. If you are in need of additional indoor space but don't want to build an addition to your home, here are some ideas of how you can make a pole barn work for you.

  • Things To Consider Before Building A New Home Addition

    10 September 2018

    If you have been thinking about expanding your home, you've probably already had visions of what the addition would look like and how it would all come together. When you've envisioned it for a while, it is tempting to just jump feet-first into the construction process when you're ready to get started. However, there are some things you should do before you actually start construction if you want to ensure that you get the finished product you want.

  • How Well Water Can Cause Water Heater Problems & How To Avoid Them

    30 July 2018

    When most people think about their water heaters failing, they think about the possibility of taking freezing cold showers in the middle of winter, which could easily mean there's an electrical problem or a thermostat failure. They may suffer through the cold shower and not even check the water heater simply because they are already in a hurry to go to work or otherwise begin their hectic day.  However, water heater failure is one of the top causes of residential water damage.

  • Professional Lawn Care Can Protect Your Dogs From Lyme Disease

    16 June 2018

    Lyme disease is a serious issue that can be deadly if it infects you or your dogs. It primarily spreads through tick bites and is easy to prevent if you take care of your lawn. Here is why you need professional lawn care to protect your dogs from the dangers of ticks. Ticks Live In Long Grass Ticks are so hard to spot because they prefer to make their home in very high grass or in out-of-the-way places.