Common Residential Glass Restoration Questions


Many homeowners will eventually need to use a glass restoration service for their windows. However, these services are not something that individuals will need to use on a regular basis, and this can cause them to be unaware and uninformed about these services. Will Scratched Glass Have To be Replaced To Be Restored? It is a common issue for windows and glass doors to suffer scratches or chips. These damages will often lead homeowners to assume that the glass will have to be fully replaced to restore the appearance of the house.

20 October 2017

Just Moved? Keep Your New Home Safe By Trimming Your Overgrown Trees And Plants


If you just moved into a new city, you may have concerns about how to keep your family and home safe from criminal activity. To protect your family, you may place a security system on your home and garage. But some of the things you might not think to secure are the trees and plants on your property. Overgrown trees, bushes, and other vegetation may make your home an easy target for thieves and burglars.

19 September 2017

5 Items To Look For On A Driveway Paving Estimate -- Other Than Price


It's common for paving contractors to provide customers with estimates before paving a driveway. Estimates show how much a paving job is expected to cost, but price isn't the only information that should be included in an estimate. When you receive an estimate from a paving contractor to pave your driveway here are some details -- other than price -- that you should look for in the estimate. When the Work Will Be Done

13 July 2017

3 Reasons Why a Metal Roof Is Best for Hot Climate Homeowners


When it comes to choosing a roof for your home, there are a lot of factors to take into account. One important thing to consider is what kind of roof is best for the climate that you live in. Different roofing materials have different benefits, and some are better suited to certain weather conditions than others. For homeowners who live in hot, dry climates, metal roofing is often the best choice.

29 March 2017

5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Company To Rent A Crane From


The expense of things like maintenance, repairs, storage, fuel, and insurance can exceed 100 percent of the initial cost of large construction equipment. Because of this, renting that crane you need for an upcoming project can save you quite a bit of money, time, and stress overall. Here are five things to consider when choosing a rental company to work with:    1. Drop-off and Pick-up An important aspect to consider that is often overlooked when renting a crane is the drop-off and pick-up process.

18 August 2016

Rats Keep Getting In Your House? Temporarily Repair The Vent Stack Pipes On Your Roof


If rats keep getting into your home, and you can't find holes in the wall, flooring or attic, you may wonder if you can find the cause of the invasion and repair it until a professional can get to your home. Rats can find their way into your home through many places, including the plumbing pipes on your roof called vent stack pipes. If the right coverings aren't over your pipes, or if your plumbing pipes aren't structurally sound or repaired, rodents can use them to access your home.

12 July 2016

4 Crazy Plumbing Terms To Know For Preventing Water Leaks


From heating and cooling to keep your family comfortable, to roofing, many elements are necessary for your home's function, appeal, and value. Unfortunately, you may not understand the importance of your plumbing system. Considering your plumbing and septic systems see a great deal of use each day, ensuring faucets, toilets, and underlying pipes are in good condition is essential. However, leaky pipes, faucets, and running toilets can become costly, overwhelming problems.

7 January 2016

Common Damage In Two Types Of Home Sewer Waste Pipes


When you own an older home, it can be common to have sewer clogs leading up to the need for a sewer line replacement. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, in a 2012 Water Infrastructure and Sustainability fact sheet, the average age of a broken water main in the United States is 47 years. So, the age and type of your home's sewer line can affect how soon you will have to deal with replacing it.

8 December 2015

5 Inspections You Need To Complete Before Renting Your House Out


Renting your home out comes with a variety of tax benefits to take advantage of, like the ability to write off your real estates taxes as well as your operating costs. But you can't take advantage of those benefits if your home sits vacant for too long. Part of successfully attracting tenants is making sure that your home is reliable, comfortable, and safe. Here are five inspections you should complete before renting your house out to ensure your home's worthiness:

2 July 2015

Five DIY Home Projects With Automotive Paint


If you thought automotive paint was just for touching up imperfections on your automobile, you will probably be surprised to learn that it can be used on a number of DIY projects that have nothing to do with vehicles. This paint is high gloss and durable, and it is available in a wide selection of colors, making it ideal for adding a novel twist to your home d├ęcor. Check out these five amazing ways to use automotive paint.

18 June 2015