15 November 2021
If you have plans to build a home, don't go with a contractor's spec plans. Those plans might give you the option to choose your flooring, cabinet colors, and paint, but that's about it. If you want a home that's uniquely yours in every way, sit down with a residential architect, and create your home plans. When you design your own home plans, you get to choose everything from the ground up.
17 August 2021
Whether you use your fireplace often or you can't remember the last time smoke went up the flue, you should hire chimney sweeps. Chimney services are designed to keep your fireplace in top condition so your chimney lasts for longer and the fireplace doesn't pose a potential health or fire hazard in your home. And while you don't have to be a chimney technician to preserve the structural and functional integrity of the fireplace, you should educate yourself on the essential chimney services required to keep the system healthy.
10 June 2021
Your home's roof systems face can deteriorate due to age and exposure to the elements. The tear and wear affect the function and aesthetics of your roof. While the best roof systems are durable, they require regular inspection and maintenance to perform optimally. A residential roofer can help optimize your roof's function through professional inspection and maintenance. Find out how a certified roofing contractor can transform your home. 1. Higher Energy Efficiency
23 February 2021
Most people think of landscaping as just trees, plants, grass, and bright flowers. But do you know that landscaping is more than that and you can use inanimate things like natural stone to create a beautiful space? Existing in a variety of breathtaking colors, natural stone can transform your garden into a paradise. Whether it's a massive boulder or tiny pebbles, natural stone serves many uses, from functional to aesthetic. How can you incorporate natural stone to give your landscape a timeless and magnificent look?
27 May 2020
Do your old wood floors look tired, outdated, or plain grungy? Never fear -- wood flooring can be easily revitalized so that it is a beautiful addition to your home again. The following are four options that can help you breathe new life into your old wood flooring. Option 1: Deep Clean Sometimes all your old wood floors need is a thorough cleaning to remove years worth of dirt and grime.
20 November 2019
Radon is a gas that not many people knew about years ago. It's a radioactive gas that you can't see or smell. Unfortunately, because radon is a radioactive gas, it has dangerous effects on your health if you're exposed to it. Are you being exposed to dangerous levels of radon? Read on to discover important facts about this radioactive threat. 1. Radon Is a Naturally Occurring Gas Radon is the result of the natural radioactive decay of radium.
30 January 2017
Hard water in the home is caused by excess mineral and calcium minerals found naturally in drinking water. When you have hard water in the home, these minerals can cause annoying buildup that can damage or clog pipes or cause you to have to clean out your drains and washer filters more often or even causing more serious plumbing damage. While hard water isn't considered unsafe and isn't known to cause any dangerous health concerns, there are still health benefits you can enjoy by having a water softening device installed in your home to help eliminate excess minerals.
27 January 2017
Your deck can be more than just a few planks of woods. You have the opportunity to not only have a aesthetically pleasing addition to your home but also complement its overall architectural design. One feature of the deck you might be considering is the use of a glass railing. If you are unsure whether or not using the railing is right for your deck, here is what you need to know.
26 January 2017
Pests are beyond annoying. They have the capability of devastating the entire world's ecosystems and agriculture by chaotically interrupting earth's natural diversity of organisms as they eat their way through crops that are the mainstay of human nutritional diet needs. Destructive pests give farmers no other option than to take forceful action against them. Over time, different types of methods have been used by farmers to rid their agricultural field crops of pests.
23 January 2017
If you are building a new home and you are interested in putting a lot of exterior lighting on the house and around the property, there are some things you want to know when you pick out you lighting fixtures. There are a lot of great lighting options that will save you money over time and are self-sufficient. These lighting fixtures can be tied in with your home security system, they can be powered from a home command center, and they should be installed at the time of the build.