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.

Keeping Your Crawl Space In Excellent Condition

21 January 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

The crawl space under your houseprotects the structure from flooding and provides access to wiring and plumbing fixtures. It can be easy to forget about crawl space maintenance since the area is too small to stand up in and mostly out of sight. However, if you neglect a crawl space, the lower regions of your home will be vulnerable to damage from moisture as well as pests. Take heed of the following guidelines if you want to keep your crawl space in good condition and avoid costly repairs. Read More …

Prep For Winter Weather Power Outages To Keep Your Family Safe!

21 January 2015
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Winter weather is more than just cold and uncomfortable. In fact, severe storms are often responsible for lengthy power outages that leave families scrambling to stay warm and safe in their homes. The lack of power not only means going without lights and electrical devices, it often means that electrical heating systems, water pumps and cooking appliances are also unavailable. If your family's home is located in an area that experiences severe winter weather, taking steps to prepare your home for possible power outages is the best way to stay safe, warm and well fed when the next blizzard hits. Read More …

Moving Into Your First Apartment? Learn These Simple Plumbing Fixes Now

20 January 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Moving into your first apartment is exciting, but with this big change also comes a lot of responsibility. In most cases, your landlord is responsible for making and paying for any repairs that become necessary due to regular wear and tear. In the case of a big problem, such as a sewage leak or burst pipes, your first call should certainly be to your landlord. However, he or she is sure to be annoyed if you call every time the toilet clogs or a sink is draining slowly. Read More …

Renew Your Vinyl Siding: How to Successfully Prepare & Paint Vinyl Siding

19 January 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Vinyl siding offers homeowners valuable advantages over other types of siding, such as low installation cost, durability and minimal maintenance needs. Its reputation for reliability and beauty is well-established among builders, and those reasons are why it is the most used exterior siding material in America. Vinyl siding comes molded in numerous colors, but if you want to make a change in your siding's color, then painting is a great option. Read More …

Protecting Your Composition Roofing From Creosote Build Up

19 January 2015
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Creosote is a compound common found built up inside chimneys of wood-burning stoves and fireplaces. Although most creosote accumulates in the chimney, it can also build up on your composition roofing shingles. As the ash comes out of your chimney, the air can carry it along your roof, where it will settle on your shingles over time. If you're seeing signs of black stains along your roofing shingles, particularly in the area of your chimney, that's a sure sign that you have creosote built up. 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.

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