How dark is your basement? Do you use your basement for things other than storage? Maybe, it is time for you to look into getting basement windows installed.

A Guide To Landlord Responsibilities For Furnace Repairs

20 May 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you rent an apartment, you probably rely on your landlord for your heat source. Who pays for the energy costs depends on your rental agreement, but that doesn't change who is responsible for maintaining and repairing your furnace when things go wrong. Many tenants wonder how warm the landlord needs to keep the apartment and how long he can take to make repairs when the furnace fails. Like many things in life, both depend on the circumstances. Read More …

5 Ways That Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Save You Money

28 April 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Geothermal heat pumps work by means of underground pipes that transfer the heat in the ground to an above-ground delivery system that then disperses the heat throughout the home. Because in-ground temperatures are relatively stable, geothermal heating requires less energy and is significantly more cost-effective than its traditional counterparts. However, many consumers are wary of having geothermal systems installed because of the reputation they have for being more expensive to install than other systems. Read More …

6 Steps You Must Take To Keep Water Out Of The Basement Of Your New Home

8 April 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Having a basement in the new home you are building will add slightly to the cost of the house, but it will give you a lot of additional space you can use for storage purposes or for extra bedrooms and other types of living space. If you want a basement in your new home, you should be prepared to take these six steps when building your house. These steps will help keep the water out of this area, and each step is equally important. Read More …

Refinancing Your Home? Incorporate These Value Increasing Updates Before Your Scheduled Appraisal

20 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

You may not be required by the bank to have your home appraised during the process of refinancing your home, but it may be well worth your while if your home is appraised for more than it was originally worth. A higher home value typically means more loan options and lower interest rates! Here are a few effective ways to increase the value of your home and create a more enjoyable atmosphere at the same time: Read More …

10 Vacuum Cleaner Features Useful For Seniors

9 March 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you're a senior looking for a new vacuum cleaner, either brand new or used, you should look for features that will make your vacuuming tasks easier. For instance, some vacuums are lightweight, making it easier for seniors with limited mobility or arthritis. Because seniors are more susceptible to respiratory issues, a filtration system would be ideal. As you shop the appliances stores for your next vacuum cleaner, keep these must-have features in mind: Read More …

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basement renovations - a step by step walk-through

How dark is your basement? Do you use your basement for things other than storage? Maybe, it is time for you to look into getting some basement windows installed. My website is stuffed with information that I had learned as I completed a full basement renovation. Before the renovation, my basement was nothing but cement floors and cinder block walls. Now, it is the perfect living and game room for my family to enjoy throughout the year. We have more than enough space to host the family gatherings and the setting is bright, comfortable and pleasing to everyone that comes for a visit.