Mold is a potentially serious problem, as mold spores become airborne and can be inhaled through the respiratory tract, resulting in health problems. And of course, there's the fact that a mold infestation can hurt the potential resale value of your home and scare off buyers. Unfortunately, mold isn't always obvious when it's present, which is why all homeowners should be aware of some of the most common signs of a hidden mold issue.
13 March 2019
Did you move into a house that gives you the convenience of parking your vehicles in a garage? A garage is not only beneficial for parking your vehicle without getting wet on a rainy day, but it also makes the house more valuable. If you have never owned a garage before, there are important things that you should know about. For instance, you must know how to care for the garage door to prevent it from needing frequent repairs.
15 December 2018
Hardwood flooring is a very popular floor covering option among today's homeowners. Not only is it beautiful and durable, but hardwood flooring can be sanded down and refinished several times, making it a great option for long-term use. If your home has hardwood flooring, of course you want to keep it looking its best. Specifically, there are a few signs you'll want to be on the lookout for that could indicate the need for refinishing.
30 August 2017
If you are thinking about starting a home remodeling project, you may have many different possibilities in mind. However, if you are looking to remodel your home so that you can maximize your space and put it to better use, you may be stumped as far as what you can do to accomplish your goals. There are numerous unique ways that you can renovate and remodel your home to better use space and create a fun and interesting design for your home.
12 January 2017
There are many tools that are great to have around your home to do maintenance and repairs. Your toolbox should also include some essential plumbing tools. With the right plumbing tools, you will solve some of the most common plumbing problems easily and avoid costly repairs. Here are the plumbing tools that can help you with common plumbing problems around your home: 1. Longer Plumbing Snakes That Can Get Deep Clogs
10 January 2017
If you are someone that suffers from allergies, it can be frustrating to have a home with carpeting. While carpeting can be great for absorbing sound and making your home more comfortable, it can also lead to allergies being a bigger problem for you. Luckily, you can get carpet cleaning taking care of to make allergies less of a threat for you. If you're unsure of how to get carpet cleaning done that is as effective as possible for your home, consider some of the following tips.
31 July 2016
A dishwasher needs to take in the right amount of water during the wash cycle to ensure that the dishes can get cleaned but that the tub won't overflow. The balance of water is controlled through a water valve, or water inlet valve, located within the dishwasher's access panel. If your dishwasher has recently stopped filling properly, there might be a malfunction with the water valve. An electrical issue or continuity interruption is easy to test for if you own a digital multimeter.
8 June 2016
If you have any plants at all as part of your landscaping, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, etc., then it is definitely in your best interest to install an irrigation system that includes drip irrigation as well. This type of system is created specifically for watering plants and will water them much differently than a regular sprinkler would. This article will discuss 3 reasons to include a drip irrigation system as part of your overall irrigation system.
11 February 2016
Do you ever think about what happens to construction materials when they are hauled away from the work site? While some contractors recycle everything they can, much of what they can't goes into landfills. Although they do their best, they can't do recycle alone. It's up to you as a consumer to do more. So, if you're building a new home or repairing or remodeling the one you have, the choices you make go a long way in helping your contractor go green.
5 December 2014
If you need to fill in a crack in pavement or asphalt, then you might think the process would be very simple. In fact, there are a huge number of factors to consider when filling in cracks, enough to warrant the services of a professional paving contractor. Here are some of the considerations that must be made: According to the University of Texas, there are six criteria which should be met in order to proceed with a crack filling.
30 November 2014