2017

The Rains Are Coming: 3 Tips For Waterproofing Your Crawlspace

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you live in an area that's prone to flooding and you have a crawl space under your home, you're at risk for water damage. Unfortunately, the crawl space is often overlooked when it comes to waterproofing, which can lead to serious complications for you and your home. Luckily, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your crawl space from water damage. Before the rainy season arrives, here are some steps you can follow to waterproof your crawl space.

1 June 2017

Want A Farmhouse Kitchen? 3 Tips To Help You Get Started

Construction & Contractors Blog

The farmhouse look is becoming more popular and no matter if you live in the city or the country you can get this look in your kitchen. There are many ways you can do this and when you are done you will feel like you are in a farmhouse. Keep reading for three tips to help you get started with this project. Cabinets White cabinets fit well in a farmhouse kitchen and is where you should start.

24 May 2017

Creative Tips For Painting An Accent Wall

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You could have contractors paint your interior rooms some shade of beige and call it done; for most rooms that may be sufficient. However, rooms such as the living room could benefit from a little more creativity. This is where an accent wall comes in. An accent wall is typically the first wall you see when you enter the room, and it may have built-in architectural features such as a fireplace or trim.

15 May 2017

Replacing The Aging Hot Water Heater In Your Home

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The hot water heater in your home has a big job. It not only heats the water that comes into it and supplies it to your home, It must also keep that water warm until you need it later. The hot water heater and tank are pretty durable but can begin to lose efficiency as they age and may require replacement. If you are not getting good hot water from your tank, it may be time to consider replacing it with a new one.

7 May 2017

Deck Building Considerations To Discuss With Your Contractor

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Building a deck around your pool can make it look more attractive and provide a nice spot for laying poolside. Having the deck constructed, however, takes some work. There are certain considerations that need to be discussed with a contractor to ensure that the deck is not too expensive and will look good for a number of years. Some considerations are listed below. Which Material Will Be the Best Choice?

1 May 2017

What Are Your Best Fire Protection Options For An RV?

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If you've longed to explore more of the country than you experienced during your formative years, you may have recently purchased an RV with plans to travel. The RV lifestyle can be a carefree one, allowing you to downsize your lifestyle and material needs to only what will fit within your RV's limited storage area. However, living (and cooking) in a fairly small space can pose some fire risks, and some RVs may be ill-equipped to handle some of these risks without some additional modifications.

24 April 2017

Two Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting A New Roof

Construction & Contractors Blog

The roof of your home is arguably one of the most important parts of the entire structure. It keeps elements such as rain, snow, and excess sunlight out of your home. However, as essential as your roof is to the integrity of your home, you may be overlooking the fact that it's time to replace it. As long as the roof appears to be relatively intact and there aren't any real, glaring problems with the roof, you might not think that it's important to get a new roof.

17 April 2017

The Benefits Of Choosing A Frameless Glass Enclosure For Your New Shower

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If you're adding a new bathroom to your house, you have the chance to make a beautiful and relaxing oasis. A luxury bathroom is worth the expense because it adds to the value of your home and it provides you the opportunity to pamper yourself every time you shower or bathe. One way to make your new shower more attractive is to have a frameless glass enclosure installed. Besides looking sleek and beautiful, frameless shower doors have other advantages.

3 April 2017

3 Reasons To Consider Brick Pavers For Your Driveway

Construction & Contractors Blog

One of the best resources at your disposal when you are trying to build a new driveway is a brick paver, mostly because brick pavers can provide a lot of benefits that traditional driveway materials simply cannot match. Listed below are three reasons to consider brick pavers for your driveway. Easy To Install One of the biggest reasons to consider brick pavers for your driveway is that they can be incredibly easy to install, either by yourself or by a contractor.

3 April 2017

3 Reasons You Should Replace Your Roof Instead Of Repairing

Construction & Contractors Blog

If your roof has sprung a leak or there is another similar problem, your first thought might be to call a roofing contractor to come out and repair it for you. However, there is a chance that replacing it is the better option. These are a few reasons why you might find replacing your roof to be the best choice. 1. Avoid Future Repairs Even though it's true that small issues with roofing can happen even when the roof is in overall good condition -- such as if there has been minor storm damage -- in general, once your roof starts to wear out in some places, chances are good that more repair issues are coming.

22 March 2017