14 April 2015
Tile flooring is one of those types of flooring that can be challenging to clean and to keep clean. This is especially true because of the tile grout. The grout is even more difficult to clean because it is typically not a smooth surface. Luckily, there are some things that you can do to keep your tile flooring as clean as possible. Here are four steps to cleaning your tile flooring:
31 March 2015
In recent years, hail and wind damage accounted for some $4 billion worth of damage. This type of damage can wreak havoc on your vehicle and real estate property, which is why you need to make sure that you are able to follow some tips that will assist you further. There are a lot of tips in terms of repair and preventative care, so that you can keep your property intact.
19 March 2015
If the asphalt shingle roof on your home is showing signs of algae, and you notice a lot of discoloration, it's time for new shingles. Instead of using asphalt shingles, which can deteriorate over time, you may want to consider metal roof paneling instead. Metal roofing is more reliable and ecological option for your roofing needs and you are going to see a variety of benefits while you own the home.
9 March 2015
If you have decided that it is finally time to renovate your entire home, you might want to hire a skilled general contractor to give you a hand. Sure, you can certainly do the renovations on your own, but there might just be too many benefits that you will not want to pass up on when you hire the right contractor for the job. Take a few moments to reflect on the following benefits that come with hiring a professional so you will be able to make the best decision for your personal situation and renovation plans.
26 February 2015
While your garage door is running smoothly, you probably don't put too much thought into it. However, when it becomes damaged or starts running poorly, it could pose a serious danger to your family. Check out these four signs that your garage door is damaged and needs to be replaced or repaired. It Has Damage or Cosmetic Problems If your garage door has extensive cosmetic damage, such as scratching and rust, or if it has a lot of physical damage caused from wear and tear, storm damage or an accident, it's time to get it replaced.
19 February 2015
Asbestos started showing up in homes in the United States in the early 1900s. It was thought to be a perfect material for construction because it was fireproof and worked well as an insulator. As science evolved, it became clear that asbestos was doing far more harm than good when it came to people's health. As more and more people were diagnosed with severe health complications due to asbestos exposure, it was slowly phased out of the construction world.
12 February 2015
If you work at home and have your own office, you should try to make it as interesting as you can. Instead of walking into a boring office, give it a coat of paint to brighten it up, add some lighting, adorn your walls, and even some bobble heads. Below are some tips to turn your boring office into something you will not mind sitting in all day: Paint Because you work at home, you can choose whatever color you like for your office walls.
9 February 2015
Garage door openers can stop functioning for a variety of reasons. While they may require repair, there are some situations where you'll be able to take care of the problem yourself. Before you call someone to repair your garage door, these simple troubleshooting steps can help you to rule out basic issues before you call for help. Make Sure It's The Opener. If your garage door isn't opening or closing properly, the first step is to determine whether it's the door, the tracks, or the opener itself.
4 February 2015
Your cabinetry and vanity play a large role in your overall bathroom design. While the two don't have to match necessarily, keeping them complementary is important for a cohesive design. Plan your bathroom remodel around an attractive vanity and cabinet combination. Furniture Style If you have a historical or cottage bathroom, cabinets and a vanity that at least look like stand-alone furniture work well. For instance, Better Homes and Gardens suggests having furniture-style feet and crown molding added to a built-in vanity and cabinet installation.
29 January 2015
Plumbing a new toilet, bathtub or shower can take some dedicated work and attention to detail. To know more about how to spot a well-done plumbing project, check out this short list of common issues with residential plumbing in bathrooms. Straightness of Pipes Piping and plumbing projects need to be relatively straight and orderly. In some cases, too much slanting or crooked trajectories can be a sign of serious problems with a project that may not hold up over time.