How I Came to Love Construction

  • Top Reasons To Finish Your Home's Basement

    11 July 2018

    Many homes have basements, and while an unfinished basement may be a good spot for the washer and dryer and the water heater, leaving the area unfinished is just wasting the space. If you already have the basement, hiring a contractor for a basement finish project the area can be a very wise idea. There are many reasons to consider investing in finishing your home's basement, such as: More Living Space

  • 3 Surprising, Yet Common, Contaminants That May Be Present In Your Water

    1 June 2018

    Water is crucial for your family's health and wellness, but it is also important for your home's function. Unfortunately, the process of moving water into your home can be challenging due to possible environmental concerns. While surprising for most homeowners to learn, their water may contain harmful toxins. These toxins not only affect the look, smell, and taste of the water, but they can also affect your family's health and wellness.

  • 3 Things To Check On An Arc Stud Welder Before You Buy It

    13 April 2018

    Arc stud welders are one of the most convenient types of welders out there, and they are highly prized by novice welders. However, even though arc stud welders are in high demand and available pretty much everywhere, no two models are exactly the same in form or function. This means that when you buy an arc stud welder for the first time, you really do have to watch what you're doing to ensure you get a model that is right for you.

  • How To Paint Laminate Countertops

    11 March 2018

    Laminate custom countertops are often installed as an inexpensive alternative to real wood. Laminate commonly lasts a long time, but, you may notice they look faded or don't match the new color scheme in your kitchen. However, you have no room in your budget to replace them. Consider giving them a paint job to update without the hassle and cost of replacement. Paint the countertops by following these instructions. Prepare to Paint the Countertops

  • What To Do Before You Turn Your Air Conditioner Back On This Summer

    23 January 2018

    The warm months of summer are not that far off, and soon you'll be starting up your air conditioner one again. However, it is not as simple as turning on the unit and enjoying the cold air. There are several things you should do before you start using your air conditioner for the first time this year. Clean the Unit The condenser found outside your home has not been used for several months.

  • Different Door Styles To Consider For Your Kitchen

    13 December 2017

    While changing the cabinet doors in your kitchen can dramatically improve the look of the space, adding a door to the opening of the kitchen might also be something to consider. If you favor being able to enclose the kitchen, a door can be the solution. However, you don't necessarily want to choose just any standard interior door. This is an opportunity to select a door that not only offers functionality, but also gives this part of your home some style.

  • How To Get Your Asphalt-Shingled Roof Ready For Winter's Harsh Weather

    6 November 2017

    To continue protecting your home's interior and you and your family through winter, your roof should be inspected and maintained before winter arrives. Winter can bring with it freezing rain, ice buildup, and snow upon your rooftop. Here are some tips to help you ready your roof and its drainage system to ensure it remains a protective barrier to your home's interior. Repair Shingle Damage One of the first things you should inspect on your roof is the condition of its asphalt shingles.

  • 3 Options For Energy Efficient Water Heaters For Your Family Needs

    5 October 2017

    There are many different options for an energy saving water heater to have installed in your home. The size of your family and the hot water consumption in your home will affect the type of system you want. If you have high water demand in the evenings, then a tankless water heater may be right for your home. For homes with plumbing fixtures that use more hot water, you may want to consider other alternatives like solar water heaters or heat pump systems with larger storage tanks.

  • Do You Own A Jacuzzi? Common Problems It May Have So You Can Prevent Them

    7 September 2017

    If you have a jacuzzi in your home there are many problems it could have, especially if it is older. To help you out, below are some of these problems so you can get them taken care of and prevent them from happening again in the future.   Water Chemistry One of the main problems you will find with jacuzzies is with the water chemistry. If you are having problems with algae growing on top of the water or mold growing on the sides of the jacuzzi the water chemistry is not correct.

  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Chimney In Good Condition

    17 July 2017

    A fireplace can often be a fantastic feature for any home, but the chimney must be maintained properly in order to allow you to utilize the fireplace safely, and to keep the whole system in the best possible shape. Listed below are three ways to keep your chimney in good condition. Utilize A Chimney Cleaning Log One of the easiest ways to keep your chimney in good condition is to remove the creosote that builds up inside your chimney.