A washer and dryer isn't a necessity, but it sure feels that way sometimes. If your washer or dryer has stopped working, then you want to make sure that you get them fixed as soon as possible. You will want to have an appliance repair technician come out and get it working again, but it may be a few days before they can get out to your house, which means you might want to try to get it working again on your own.
25 November 2020
If caring for your home and maintaining your property is a top priority, you understand that rain gutters are a necessity. The gutters guide rain away from your house so water doesn't have a chance to pool up on your roof or around the foundation and cause serious damage. Installing the gutters is very important, and if you either don't have gutters, are building a new residence, or your current rain gutters are damaged and you're looking to replace them, it's important to put some thought into which model is going to be best.
6 October 2020
It can be tough to decide between a new concrete driveway versus a new asphalt one. Here is everything you need to know about concrete driveways to help you make an informed decision. Do you need gravel under a concrete driveway? Yes, a concrete driveway should have a solid gravel base underneath. For most applications, a four-inch gravel base that has been compacted well is sufficient, however, there are circumstances that will warrant a thicker base, such as a sandy, loose subsoil and anticipated use of the driveway by heavy trucks and machinery.
14 August 2020
The kitchen is too noisy. The TV is blaring in the living room. And the children are climbing all over you in the den. If you're one of the many new teleworkers in the global workforce, you may be feeling somewhat confined without a dedicated office space. You could find some expensive co-working space. Or you could build a new home office. In fact, without a dedicated office space you cannot claim home office tax deductions.
29 June 2020
When customers speak with roofers about their projects, one of the harder issues for them to understand is how the price works. Prices for jobs can land in a range of single-digit thousands of dollars to more than $50,000. Truthfully, putting a roof on a large house with a complex architecture has the potential to go way higher. You have the right to know why a roofing contractor chooses to price a project in a particular way.
1 May 2020
Concrete is a very durable material, but even premium and well-installed concrete will develop some cracks over time. When this happens, you'll want to re-seal the concrete in order to keep bugs and critters out and in order to maintain the stability of the surrounding area. But re-sealing concrete can sometimes be a bit more complicated than re-sealing asphalt. Here are some tips to keep in mind to make sure your concrete is re-sealed properly the first time.
27 January 2020
Commercial buildings often use different types of roofing materials than residential homes. The primary reason for this is because commercial buildings typically have flat or low-slope roofs and homes have sloped roofs. Sloped roofs help water to fall down from the roof, whereas no or low-slope roofs have water sitting on them. As such, the materials used on commercial roofs need to be able to keep water out. One of the materials that can be used on a commercial roof is spray foam roofing.
20 January 2020