5 December 2018
Historic home remodeling projects are about achieving the highest level of authenticity possible. How you go about getting the right touch, though, is a little more complex than just referencing photos from the period of the house and working from them. Consider these three tips as you contemplate how your vintage home remodeling effort is likely to go. Local Requirements If a house is located in a designated historical area or has been placed on a historical register, there may be very strict limitations on what you can and cannot do with it.
24 October 2018
Have you recently experienced a hailstorm on or around your home? While looking at the various damage on your property, have you considered the fact that your roof may also have been damaged by the hail? It's extremely common for hail to damage a roof, but many insurance companies won't even suggest the possibility unless you are the one to bring it up first. Since your roof seems to look intact from the ground, you may be wondering if it's even worth the hassle of contacting a roofer and trying to get the insurance company to pay for the repairs.
11 September 2018
Have a tiny bathroom? Want to enhance its size and appearance? It might be impossible to actually increase the size of the space without taking on a major renovation. However, there are some simple design tricks you can deploy to make a bathroom appear larger than it really is. In fact, most of these strategies are relatively affordable and easy to implement. With a little work, you could make your bathroom appear larger over the course of a weekend.
31 July 2018
If you rely on a water pump to bring water to your home, you are going to want to make sure that you know how to take proper care of your water pump. As with most household appliances and machinery, the right care and attention will extend the usable life of your water pump. #1 Get Your Water Pumped Professional Serviced First off, you should get your water pump professionally serviced every few years.
20 June 2018
A central heating system has the ability to warm a house up in no time when it is in a good condition. The system provides heat via several parts that work together, but problems can develop if any of the parts begin to malfunction. The furnace is the main part that must be functional for heat to be produced, but it can stop working for various reasons and need to be replaced.
2 May 2018
Unless you just love a particular type of kitchen countertop, you might have a hard time making up your mind on the material to use when you renovate your kitchen. There are several good choices to consider, and all high-quality countertops will provide you with many years of use. Here are some things you may want to consider when you're choosing new countertops for your kitchen. Decorate The Kitchen Around The Countertops
20 March 2018
One of the main differences between living indoors and outdoors is the ability to control the temperature. When your heating, air conditioning, and ventilation (HVAC) system is working well, you can create your desired indoor climate no matter what happens to be going on outside. It's a great setup, and it should be cherished and taken care of. If you want to make sure that you're able to enjoy this convenience all year long, take a look at the information below so you'll know just what to do.
8 February 2018
When you are a homeowner, you likely do not spend a great deal of time thinking about your sewage system. However, because it is the system that takes all of the wastewater out of your home, it is a quite important component of your house. And when something goes wrong with that system, it is much better to know early on than when the system completely breaks down. Get to know some of the ways to know your sewage system needs repairs so you can get your sewer pump repairs or other sewage system repairs done as soon as possible.
27 December 2017
Well water can provide a number of benefits to your home, including a reliable source of water and improved taste over municipal supplies. However, you do need a well pump system to get that water out of the ground, and like any other system in your home, wear and tear coupled with general age can cause that pump to break down, leaving your entire home without access to water. Thankfully, there are a number of early warning signs for well pump failure that you can watch out for to identify when you need to contact a plumbing professional to replace your well pump.
20 November 2017
Land surveying is a unique skill that requires the surveyor to find the work of their predecessor and test the current measurements against those markings. Of course, it can be almost impossible to find these pins and other markers left behind during the last land survey because they're often covered over by dirt and leaves or grown deep into a tree's new bark. Spray paint and colorful flags work for a few months or years, but eventually they go away as well.