2015

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A Beautiful Sunroom

Do you desperately desire a beautiful, peaceful place to relax in your home? Perhaps, you currently only have one living space in your house. If you need additional space, consider hiring a contractor to build a stunning sunroom onto your home. A sunroom is a room with lots of windows. To be comfortable in this space all year long, make sure to inform your contractor you want it insulated. You might be interested in installing natural, stone tiles in your sunroom. Stained, concrete floors are another fun option. On this blog, I hope you will discover valuable information about sunroom additions. Enjoy!

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2 Reasons You Should Think Twice Before Doing Your Own Demolition

8 October 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Demolishing old counters and walls looks easy on television, so how hard can it be? Although contractors might look careless as they plow through renovations with a sledgehammer, there is more to the task than most people think. Here are two reasons you should think twice before doing your own demolition, and how a professional can help: 1: Damage To Load Bearing Walls Can Be Serious If you are going for an open-concept theme, you might be tempted to knock down that wall to open up a room. Read More …

4 Signs It’s Time To Remove A Tree On Your Property

28 September 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Having trees on your property can be beneficial in a number of ways; healthy trees can provide shade, privacy, and curb appeal. However, diseased or otherwise damaged trees can be an eyesore on any property and, in some cases, can even pose a danger. Specifically, there are a few warning signs all homeowners should be on the lookout for that could indicate the need for tree removal on the property. Read More …

The 4 Most Common Sewer Pump Noises and How to Stop Them

8 September 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Sewer pumps help you move dangerous waste to your disposal system without spreading the bacteria and viruses around. These pumps are built to handle both solid and liquid waste with minimal maintenance, but eventually years of use adds up to put wear and tear on the equipment. Fix these noisy problems quickly to restore peace and quiet to your home. Thumping at the End of a Pumping Cycle Is a loud bump or thump waking you up at night as the sewage pump completes a cycle due to a family member flushing? Read More …

Tips For Saving Money On Your Garage Door Repair

19 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Do you have a teenage son or daughter? Has he or she recently damaged your garage door while pulling the family car in or out? Here are some tips to help you save money on your garage door repairs: You may not need to replace the door: If the damage is relatively minor, you may not need to replace the door in order for it to continue functioning. If it is a multiple panel door, you may be able to remove the panels one by one and carefully straighten them out yourself. Read More …

Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe From Electrical Surges

5 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the things that many homeowners overlook when it comes to protecting the house is the electrical system. Power surges that affect your home's wiring can be damaging to your electronics, appliances, and the core electrical system in the house. Even when you don't notice significant power surges, repeated small ones can cause cumulative damage that you won't detect until it's too late to repair. Here are some tips to help you understand how to protect your home from this invisible hazard. Read More …