How Do Roofs Get Damaged?

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Most people don't give a lot of thought to their roofs, at least not until something goes wrong. However, you should really think of your roof as an important part of your home, one that demands regular care and vigilance. Even the best roofs can easily succumb to one of the common causes of roofing damage. Thus, for this reason, you must educate yourself on these causes. From there, you can more carefully guard and protect your roof and ensure it stays damage-free or, at the least, ensure that any issues are caught and fixed quickly, before they have the chance to cause more serious damage.

19 September 2019

Basement Waterproofing Before You Renovate Your Home And Finish New Spaces

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Before you begin with basement renovations and adding new spaces to your home, you are going to have to deal with moisture and water. Even if there are not any problems yet, you want to make sure the systems are in place to help protect your home from this type of damage. The following tips will help you with the waterproofing and drainage needs before you renovate and add new finished spaces to your home:

6 August 2019

Pros And Cons Of Building A Custom Home

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If you decide that you would like to move to a new home, one of the options you might be considering is building a custom home. A custom home is a home you hire a contractor to build for you, and there are a lot of benefits of choosing to go with a custom home. The benefits of a custom home When you hire a construction company to build a house for you, you have the opportunity to build a house that is exactly what you want.

27 June 2019

4 Tips To Plan A Home Addition And Ensure Your Project Stays On Budget

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When you are planning to add space to your home, there are some extra costs that you want to be aware of before you get started, such as the cost of permits, upgrades, and materials. The following tips will help you with the planning of your home addition to ensure that your project stays on budget and affordable. 1. Learning About the Regulations and Preparing to Get Permits for Your Home Addition

17 May 2019

3 Reasons To Upgrade The Lighting In Your Office

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If you own commercial property, you owe it to yourself to have new lighting installed. You might not think that lighting is important to the performance of your business but that's not the case. Lighting can have a serious impact on your business operations, especially if it's old and outdated. Here are just three of the reasons you need to talk to your commercial electrician about new lighting for your office.

1 April 2019

Five Reasons to Invest in a Custom Outdoor Fire Pit

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If you're wanting to spruce up the exterior of your home and make it more fun, you may be considering getting an outdoor fire pit. While you can buy ones that are already set up, it can be more enjoyable to have a custom-built fire pit for your home. This can greatly impress and offer so many benefits. A custom fireplace company can take care of all of the details for you.

15 February 2019

Chemical Grouting Is A Type Of Foundation Repair That Fills Sunken Areas And Stabilizes Soil

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While pictures of large sinkholes make for great news clips, many times sinkholes aren't quite that dramatic. A small sinkhole could develop under your house, pool, or driveway and cause the concrete to shift or sink. When the foundation of your house or your pool shifts, serious damage could result and making repairs in a timely manner is important. One method of filling in voids under a foundation and stabilizing soil is chemical grouting.

1 January 2019

How Do You Keep Trespassing Kids Off Your Property?

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If you plan to install a pool, swing set, or other fun attraction on your property, you may wonder how you can keep neighborhood children from using them. Pools and playground sets can attract unwanted attention over time. Some children can and will trespass on their neighbors' properties in order to play on these items. If a child receives injuries on your property, you may be liable for their medical bills through the attractive nuisance doctrine.

23 November 2018

Creating Great Spaces In Your Basement

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If you have an unfinished basement, then you have what could be a fantastic spot in your home and you are allowing it to be wasted. Your basement may currently be that dark area in the house you ignore, or the place you only creep down into in order to do a load of laundry. There are so many things you can do with your basement if you finish it and do some decorating.

8 October 2018

Building A Rural Home And Water Well

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If you are planning on having a new home built in a rural location, chances are you will need to have a well for your water supply. Just as your general contractor will contract with a service for installing your septic system, he will also hire a well drilling company to install your well and hook up the pump. As soon as the foundation crew has completed their job and the basement or slab is poured and has cured, the general contractor will contact the building inspector to come and give his or her approval.

2 September 2018