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 basement windows installed.

Make Sure Your Showerhead’s Flow Rate Is High Enough For Your New Tankless Water Heater

24 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Tankless hot water heaters are known for providing a never-ending supply of hot water, but they will only turn on if the flow rate exceeds their activation rate. Whenever the flow rate remains below their activation rate, they will remain off -- and your water will remain cold. Therefore, if you hope to enjoy long, hot showers after installing a tankless water heater, you should first ask a plumber to make sure that your showerhead's flow rate is at least as fast as the activation rate of the tankless water heater you're considering having installed. Read More …

6 Ways To Make Your Temporary Construction Fencing More Visible

10 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Managing a construction site that stays open for a long period of time means considering more than just the safety of your workers. You also need to keep the area around the construction zone safe for visitors and the general public, usually through the use of temporary fencing. Prevent the fencing itself from creating a safety hazard by increasing visibility with these six tips. Pick High Visibility Fencing If chain link is the best material for your job because of its durability and ability to show off the construction process, consider coated wire fencing in a bright color like orange or yellow. Read More …

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 …

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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.