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  • Water Damage, Electrical Problems, And How The Home Inspector Can Help

    12 November 2014

    Home inspectors are responsible for detecting any potential problems before the prospective owner finalizes the purchase of the residence. While there are many different areas that could be compromised or hazardous, some of the most common—and dangerous—problems are water damage and faulty electrical configurations. Read on to learn about the number one enemy to any home, two common electrical problems found during a residential home inspection, and why you need a home inspector.

  • Signs Of Trouble: Know When Your Ceiling Needs Repairs

    12 November 2014

    Your home is your pride and joy, and your sanctuary from the harsh outside world. As such, you strive and work to make sure that it is in the best possible condition at all times. You keep everything clean, clear your gutters of unwanted debris, and even get up on your roof once in a while to make sure your shingles are intact. However, in spite of all of your efforts, the one truth of home ownership is that inevitably something will go wrong, fall apart, or need repair at one point or another.

  • How To Reduce Your Heating Costs This Winter

    11 November 2014

    Winter is fast approaching, and it is almost time to fire up that furnace to keep your home warm and toasty in spite of the chilly temperatures outside. While you know you need the furnace this winter to keep you and your family safe and comfortable, you also know that this means your gas bill is going to skyrocket in comparison to the recent summer months. Your heating costs do not need to break the bank this winter.

  • Simple Ideas For That Old Wooden Garage Door

    11 November 2014

    If you are having your old garage door replaced, you might wonder just what you should do with the old one. While you may have the option to send it off with the garage door repair contractor, there might be a better option for you. Check out the following suggestions in order to see if there is a project just waiting for you. Custom Closet Doors When you decide that you want to build a custom closet that fits all of your personal needs, you might find that there are not many door options that are available on the market to fit that closet.

  • Etch A Design In The Glass Door At Your Shop

    11 November 2014

    Do you have a glass door from a retailer like S & J Door Inc at your shop that you would like to personalize with a special design or logo? If so, you can etch the glass with etching cream and stenciling. After you are finished, your door will stand out and look like one-of-a-kind. The results are permanent and will not come off, even after cleaning the glass. The steps that you need to complete are described below.

  • When Do I Need To Hire An Electrical Contractor?

    10 November 2014

    Many electrical services can be performed by an average handyman. However, unlike other handyman projects, faulty electrical work can kill you or cause a fire that can destroy your home. Assuming that you decide to hire a professional electrical contractor to perform your electrical work, when do you need to call them? When your present electrical system needs to be updated Sometimes when you move into an older home that has been occupied for many years by the same family, you may be surprised to find one power outlet in some rooms.

  • Five Reasons A Budget-Conscious Homeowner Might Choose Vinyl Windows

    10 November 2014

    Are you looking to replace old windows that have not stood the test of time? Perhaps you've moved into a newly built house and are contemplating vinyl windows over aluminum or wood framed windows. You must adhere to a budget, yet you're uncertain if vinyl is the right choice. Learn why vinyl windows could save you money in the long run. #1: Less Maintenance Equates to Less Expense If you're accustomed to wood framed windows, you probably realize this material requires periodic maintenance to keep it looking like new.