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 Lighting can have a serious impact on your business operations, especially if it's old and outdated.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

New to Florida? What Additions You Should Invest in for Your Home Before Hurricane Season

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If you are new to the Florida area, then you may not be familiar with hurricane season. Although there are some seasons when Florida doesn't get hit that hard, there are other seasons when it takes a toll. To make sure that you are protecting your greatest investment, this article will list a few additions you add to your home. Ready to learn more? Read on.  Storm Impact Windows Having a house full of shattered windows during and after a hurricane isn't ideal.

18 July 2018

Simple Maintenance That Could Prevent An Air Conditioner Breakdown In The Summer

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If your air conditioner breaks down on a hot summer day, you quickly realize how important it is to do preventative maintenance to keep it in good shape. Being without air conditioning is not only inconvenient, but it can also be a health hazard for someone in your family with respiratory problems or an elderly family member. Fortunately, it's easy to keep your air conditioner in good shape. Here are some maintenance steps that are needed.

1 June 2018