Busting The Biggest Myths Concerning Residential Metal Roofing


When the time rolls around when it is time to start thinking about replacing the roof of your home, you will be faced with a myriad of options. Metal roofing is bound to be one of the options you consider, but you may quickly dismiss the idea of installing a metal roof and assume that asphalt shingles are better. Metal roofing actually has an unfair reputation for a lot of reasons.

6 April 2016

What to Expect When You Have a Septic System Installed


Installing a new septic system is a complex process that requires careful design and planning. The first step is to consult with a contractor who will help you design the ideal layout for the drainfield and the best location for the tank. After that, the hard work begins. Here is a quick overview of the process. Permits and Inspections Since a septic system could be a public safety hazard if it isn't installed correctly, you'll need to have the proper permit to install one.

10 September 2015

The Cheapest Ways To Save Energy


Even if they're not really worried about saving the environment, most people want to go green to lower their electric bills. However, the cost of doing so leads many to never take on the project. If you want to save money without making a huge upfront investment, take on these low cost improvements. Plant Shrubs Around Your Air Conditioner Did you know that an air conditioner doesn't actually put cold into your home?

24 June 2015

Tips on Where to Focus Your Spring Cleaning


After what seems like the longest, coldest and snowiest winter on record, it seems that spring is ready to, well, spring. With spring comes warmer days a lot of sunshine and warmth, and, of course, allergies. When you get ready to start your spring cleaning, you may want to find ways to clean your home that will help reduce your allergy suffering. This article will provide you with some easy tips and steps you can take to try and rid your home of the many allergens that have you sneezing as you clean your way through spring.

31 March 2015

3 Problems That Are Affecting Your Home's Hot Water Tank


Appliances in a home often go unnoticed until a problem occurs. This is especially true of your home's hot water tank. Chances are that the only time you pay any attention to it is when you go to take a hot shower, but it unintentionally turns into a cold one due to lack of hot water. When that happens, it could be due to one of these three problems that is affecting the water tank.

26 March 2015

Considering A Contractor? Communication Is Key

Construction & Contractors Blog

No matter what sort of a repair, building, or restoration project you are working on, if you aren't very savvy with DIY work, then you will need to enlist the help of a contractor to ensure that everything gets done correctly and up to code. However, when you are working with a contractor, you need to make sure that you are communicating well with them so that they understand your needs and so that you understand exactly what they are telling you in regard to costs, building plans, and more.

25 March 2015

Choosing Hardware For Your Interior Doors


Many homeowners may take the time to consider what material and style they will use for their home's doors, but they may forget to consider the type of locks, handles, etc. However, the hardware you choose plays a very important role in just how functional your door is; so, it's important to choose wisely. Privacy When choosing hardware for your doors, the first thing you want to consider is the level of privacy you need for the space.

23 March 2015