• Give Your Home A New Look: Four Steps To Replace Your Decking With Cedar Lumber

    15 October 2014

    If you want to give your home a new look, there are many things that you can do. Adding cedar decking is a great option for changing the look of your deck. Replacing the decking on your deck is a simple job that you can do to change the look of your deck. Following a few simple steps, you will be able to replace all the decking boards on your deck over the weekend.

  • Why You Should Get Rid Of That Curtain And Install A Glass Shower Door

    15 October 2014

    Most traditional bathrooms usually consist of a bath tub with a faucet and shower head that is concealed through the use of a shower curtain. While a shower curtain gets the job done as far as privacy is concerned, it can also be higher maintenance than more modern shower enclosures. Here are just a few reasons why more homeowners today are looking at glass shower doors and enclosures when it's time for a bathroom remodel.

  • How To Prevent Birds From Nesting In Your Spanish-Tile Roof

    15 October 2014

    Roosting birds in a Spanish tile roof can cause damage to the flashing and underlayment, causing deterioration and leaks. Nesting birds also deposit large piles of droppings in the yard below their nests, which can pose a health risk to the home's inhabitants. The best way to prevent this problem is to keep the birds from nesting on the roof in the first place. There are many homemade ways to do this:

  • Top 4 Reasons You Should Consider Crawlspace Waterproofing

    15 October 2014

    Crawl spaces are vented areas of homes that are supposed to serve the purpose of removing moisture from inside of properties. Under ideal conditions, the moisture would evaporate from inside of the crawl spaces. Unfortunately, sometimes these areas of homes do not deliver on their intended purpose, and this can result in a few nightmares for property owners. Read on to learn why you could benefit from getting the crawl space areas of your property waterproofed.

  • Four Common Types Of Residential Fences

    14 October 2014

    There are a wide variety of residential fences that you can choose from, ranging from simple wooden fences with classic designs to privacy walls that are made from manufactured materials, such as vinyl. Knowing your choices will help you pick the best fence to meet your needs. Below are four common types of residential fences you'll see in your neighborhood and throughout the world. Chain Link If you're seeking a non-pretentious, semi-rugged looking fence, then a chain link fence may be perfect for you.

  • What Is A Geothermal Heating And Cooling System?

    14 October 2014

    According to NASA, 48% of sunlight is absorbed into land. This geothermal energy can be used to heat and cool your home. The process is referred to as geo-exchange. It is considered a clean method of fueling properties. By opting for this natural form of energy, you can save on your energy costs, and indoor humidity is also improved. Read on to discover more reasons a geothermal system could benefit you 

  • How To Create The Perfect Cobblestone Private Road To Match Your Cobblestone House

    14 October 2014

    If you are fortunate enough to own a nineteenth century cobblestone house on a property with a private road, then you will want to accent your property with other nineteenth century items. One such accent is an authentic cobblestone road. Since you already have your own private road, all you need is a paving contractor and authentic cobblestones. Hiring the contractor is the easy part. Getting the right cobbles is not so simple.

  • 3 Ways To Avoid Costly Plumbing Repairs

    14 October 2014

    The last thing you want to deal with after building a new house or redecorating your existing home is a plumbing leak. Water is extremely destructive to the interior of a home, destroying d├ęcor and leaving mold, mildew, and costly repairs in its wake. While you can't guarantee that you will never have a plumbing leak, you can take a few precautions to reduce the chances of leaky plumbing fixtures in your home.

  • Annealed or Tempered? Choosing Glass for Your Construction Projects

    14 October 2014

    If you are currently planning any new construction or remodeling on your home, you are probably wondering what kind of windows and doors to use. Examining the different types of glass sparks your curiosity as you notice "annealed glass" and "tempered glass" labels. There is a sharp contrast between these two types of glass, and with good reason. To select the right type of glass product for your needs, read on.

  • Going Green At Work: Eco-Friendly Roofing Options

    14 October 2014

    The industrial business has changed. While environmental policies used to be the exception to the rule, they are now the expected norm. Consumers look to companies to not only say they support sustainability and green policies, but also to lead by example. As a business owner, you may feel overwhelmed by the prospect of making your business more environmentally friendly. However, if you just focus on one aspect of your industrial business at a time, you will find that going green can be simple and easy.