27 June 2016
A concrete patio can be an excellent way of ensuring that you have a comfortable area to spend time outside. Unfortunately, these surfaces will be exposed to extensive weathering that can damage the concrete. As a result, it is important for you to be informed about the types of damage that your patio is likely to suffer and the steps that can be taken to repair these issues when they do develop.
7 June 2016
Green buildup on your shower head can be frustrating. Knowing what causes the buildup and what you can do about it can help you take care of your plumbing. What causes green buildup to form on your shower head? Green, crusty buildup comes from minerals in the water. Water that contains dissolved minerals is known as hard water. Most homes in the United States have hard water (almost 90%), but only a percentage of those homes have such severe hard water that the minerals will dry on fixtures and form a scummy, hard-to-remove layer.
20 May 2016
Having the right tools to get the job done is essential to your projects. There may be some equipment that can help you do your job better, but the investment in new equipment can also be too costly. This is why you may want to consider alternatives to buying new equipment, such as auctions and authorized used equipment dealers. Here are some of the best ways to get your equipment at the lowest prices:
4 May 2016
Where preventing leaks is concerned, the flashing on your roof is just as important as the shingles. Unfortunately, with the wealth of potential flashing materials now available, many homeowners have a difficult time determining what is right for their roof. If you have plans to upgrade your roofing in the upcoming future, read on. This article will arm you with valuable information about two common types of roof flashing. Aluminum Flashing
14 April 2016
If you have hardwood floors in your home, it's important to take good care of them in order to maintain a beautiful look that's free of scratches and stains. Regular refinishing is required to keep them looking new and shiny. Rather than hiring a professional to refinish your hardwood floors, you can do it on your own, and it can usually be done in just a few days. Follow these easy steps to refinish your hardwood floors in no time.
30 March 2016
Years ago, everyone just went with black shingles. Choosing a color was not even an option! While it is lovely to have hundreds of shingle colors to choose from these days, it does add a bit more challenge to the process of getting a new roof. You don't want to pick a color that ends up clashing with your home or calling too much attention to it! Follow these four tips to help you choose your best shingle color.
10 February 2016
If your roof has seen better days with cracked or missing asphalt shingles, it is time to contact a roofing contractor to replace the roof with a new one. Instead of removing the shingles and installing new ones, install a metal roof instead. Below are the benefits of choosing a metal roof for your home. May Not Have to Worry About Removal If you replace your asphalt shingle roof with another asphalt roof, you will have to remove the old shingles first before you can lay the new ones.