As the weather becomes wetter, your home is more susceptible to water damage from flooding and leaks. Issues with household plumbing are the most common cause of flooding and water damage, which can include backflow during heavy rains and leaking pipes. To ensure you have the best protection from flooding and water damage, here are some of the common plumbing problems and how you can avoid them: 1. Drainage & Heavy Rains That Flood Your Home
28 August 2017
Have you looked at your aging garage doors lately and vowed to replace them? Once you have your doors replaced all you have to do is trash the old ones. Or, maybe you have an eclectic eye, and with your creative juices flowing, thought that repurposing those doors would be a fun little project while also adding a uniquely rustic element to your household. Either way, discarding those timeless relics would be quite the shame, especially when there are so many creative ways to incorporate them into your yard or house.
2 August 2017
If you are looking to build a commercial property out in a township or low populated area, and you aren't sure if you can get the building you want to have approved, you want to start the process. You want to find out what areas are zoned for commercial use, what areas could be rezoned for your benefit, and what will go into getting the building constructed. Here are some of the things that you want to consider and look into before you start the process of construction.
11 July 2017
Even though there are an array of professional carpet cleaning companies pretty much anywhere and they are really affordable, a lot of homeowners still try to tackle carpet cleaning on their own. The only problem with this is that cleaning your carpet on your own involves a lot of room for error that could compromise both the appearance and lifespan of your flooring. Here is a brief look at a few of the biggest DIY mistakes homeowners tend to make when attempting to clean their own carpeted flooring.
27 December 2016
Splished and splashed, washed and spun, rinsed and repeated–after all of this, you fully expect your clothing to smell great once it comes out of the wash cycle. Unfortunately for some washing machine owners, fresh is the last thing that comes to mind when their clothing comes out of the cycle. In fact, the odor coming from their clothes is pretty rank. If your clothing smells like some kind of funk after a trip through the washer, there is a pretty good chance something down and dirty is going on.
27 December 2016
If the stucco coating on the exterior of your family's home has developed a large crack or hole, then it is vital that you repair it quickly. Neglecting to repair the damaged stucco will result in additional water damage to your home from winter storms. Thankfully, patching stucco is a simple process as long as you follow the directions on the package of stucco mix that you purchase. In addition, here are some time-tested tips to help you make this necessary repair to the outside of your home:
1 December 2016
If you run a construction company, you're obviously aware that your equipment is your livelihood. Without the right tools for the job, your company and all of its projects are going to go nowhere fast. So if some of your equipment breaks down, your first instinct might be to quickly order a new piece of machinery as fast as possible. But before you do that, there is another option you may want to consider.
7 November 2016
If you are like a lot of small business owners in an industrial setting, you will take on a lot of maintenance tasks on your own to keep costs low, specifically when it comes to tasks you can handle like industrial painting equipment and supplies. While it is perfectly okay to take small industrial painting tasks on without assistance, what you do have to keep in mind is there are safety measures in place where paint colors are concerned.
24 October 2016
If you're building a new home, one of the major choices you'll have to make involves the kind of flooring that you install. Flooring is so important because depending on which type you choose, it can change the entire look and feel of your home. Although you may have been considering going with tile or hardwood floors, carpeting may prove to be an even better option. Use this information to learn more about why carpet is the right flooring selection for your next home.
4 October 2016
Roofs of all kinds are designed by architects, but it is up to construction contractors like yourself to make custom roofs a reality. Sometimes you need custom trusses that cannot be made or purchased at the local hardware store. Can you make them yourself on site? Are custom trusses legal? These questions about custom trusses, roofing, and more are answered below. Custom Trusses and Legal Issues Yes, to a certain extent, custom trusses are legal.
14 September 2016