When winter winds howl and snow builds up around your house, you rely on your roof to keep your family snug and protected. However, your asphalt shingle roof could be vulnerable to storm damage, especially if it's old. Stay alert for signs of roof damage in the winter so you can call a roofing contractor as soon as possible for repairs. Here are four ways winter storms can damage an asphalt shingle roof.
22 December 2020
If you've always dreamed of building an underground home, then you already know about the visual appeal of these earth properties. However, you might not realize how much money you could potentially save by building this kind of home. 1. Reduce Your Heating and Cooling Costs If you currently live in a regular property, then your energy costs include keeping your home cool in summer and warm in winter. If your home isn't all that energy-efficient, then you may waste some of the money you spend here.
30 October 2020
Some homeowners have problems with pests year-round, but these issues often spike when fall weather arrives. One reason for this is because pests are trying to find a place to call home for the winter season. Therefore, it is important that you take steps to protect your home as early in the fall season as possible. To ensure that you are able to keep insects and pests out of your home during the colder months of the year, keep reading.
8 September 2020
One of the decisions that you'll need to make when you shop for a propane fire pit is whether you want a rustic or modern look. There are plenty of merits to choosing a rustic design, especially if you have other outdoor fixtures that fit this description. However, if you love the look of modern elements both outside and inside of your home, a fire pit that has a modern design may be a better fit for you.
21 July 2020
Think your crew can handle the drilling and blasting needed for your new construction project? Maybe, but maybe not — if you're dealing with a lot of dust, you definitely need a specialized company to handle those duties. Dust control has become a huge part of all forms of demolition and construction because people now recognize what a literal and figurative mess dust can cause in people's lives. States are now requiring companies to control dust when they work on everything from landscaping to quarry blasting, and for good reason: Dust control both makes the entire job easier and keeps everyone around you a lot safer.
27 May 2020
It is not fun to hang out or make meals in a kitchen that is dark and unorganized. You might feel like there is never enough space for you to prep meals with different ingredients or do what you want to do in the kitchen because of the way it looks. When you dislike the appearance of your kitchen, you can have changes made to it that will make it look a lot better.
6 April 2020
Major renovations can be costly, but this cost does not have to be out-of-control. There are critical planning measures you can adhere to that can help you better regulate the cost of your commercial renovation to protect your business's bottom line. 1. Carefully Craft the Budget Take the time to plan a well thought out budget. A detailed budget should not just include a projected overall cost for the project, it should also breakdown cost per area.
19 February 2020
You probably know your roof should be examined occasionally to look for areas that might allow rain to leak into your attic. Things like missing shingles are easy to spot, but other things are easy to miss, especially if you're looking from the ground. If it's been a long time since a roofing contractor has looked at your roof, you may want to schedule an inspection or call for repairs if you suspect your roof is in trouble.
23 October 2019
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
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