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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 May 2018
There are many ways to repair and restore old concrete. If your concrete is dissolving and corroding from years of usage, it can not only look ugly, it can also be dangerous to walk on. Many people choose to completely refinish their concrete, but there are a few ways that you can simply resurface it without having to apply any actual concrete. This article explains two of the most common methods that homeowners can use to restore an old slab of concrete and make it more functional and stylish.