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.

3 Things You Shouldn’t Take To A Scrap Metal Recycling Center

17 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Scrap metal recycling can be a great way to make a little extra money for yourself. All you need is a little storage space and a way to transport your haul to the recycling center once you've collected enough metal to walk away with a decent chunk of change. But in order to ensure that you're not wasting your time and storage space, you not only need to know where to look for metal and what to bring to collect, you also need to know what not to bother bringing to the local metal recycling center. Read More …

Broken Air Conditioner? 2 Easy Repairs That Might Solve The Problem

28 July 2015
 Categories: , Articles

Unless you work as an HVAC technician, air conditioning problems can be incredibly intimidating and allusive. Once that system stops pumping out cold air, you might assume that the issue stems from a broken fan, a refrigerant leak, or a malfunctioning compressor. However, not all air conditioning problems are created equal. Here are two easy repairs that might solve your AC troubles, so that you can enjoy your summer: 1: Clean The Evaporator Coils Read More …

Tired Of Fighting Over The Thermostat? Here Are 3 Ways To Stop

14 July 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

It's winter time, and you love the cool air. Or maybe you just want to keep the heating bill down. So, you set the thermostat for an energy-saving 68 degrees. However, a few hours later, you're feeling unusually warm, so you check – and sure enough, your easily-chilled spouse has bumped the temperature up to 80 degrees. This is how the home heating season goes for many couples who can't agree on what the right temperature inside the house should be. Read More …

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 …

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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.