How I Came to Love Construction

  • Choosing Gravel For Your Paver Foundation

    25 August 2016

    When you're putting in permeable pavers in your yard, you need to build a solid foundation to support them. It's important that the foundation be porous, though. One of the best options for this kind of application is gravel, particularly mixtures made from crushed limestone and similar materials. This type of filler allows for sufficient drainage. Here are some of the different types of gravel you can choose from. Fine gravel is ideal for stability because it packs in fairly tightly.

  • Turning Your Spare Room Into A Nursery? Don't Forget These Electrical Upgrades

    25 August 2016

    Is it time to turn that spare room into a nursery? When you're picking out paint colors and deciding on decor, you also need to put electrical upgrades on the list. Talk to your electrical contractor about the following additions to your baby's room. USB Outlets Everything electronic has a USB charger these days, but those bulky adapters can hog your outlet space. Upgrading your old outlets into newer models that have built-in charging ports can make it easier to accommodate basics that you need for the baby's room, like monitors and white noise machines.

  • Learn How A Tree Trimming Company Can Help You Prepare For Holiday Decorating

    6 August 2016

    If you plan to hang lights on your trees this holiday season, it is best to plan ahead to ensure that they can be hung safely when the time comes. Hire a tree trimming company to help you prepare for the holiday season a few months ahead of time to ensure your trees look exactly how you want them to look when the lights are hung on them. Use the guide below to learn how to have the tree trimming company help you prepare for holiday decorating.

  • Security Tips for Your Business Entry Door

    6 July 2016

    You want your business to be welcoming to customers during open hours yet secure against theft after closing time. One of the keys to security is creating a welcoming entrance that can be put on full lockdown once you go home for the evening. The following security tips can help you choose the right door or make the one you already have more secure. Tip #1: Choose the right type of glass

  • Four Things That Can Help Your Cooling System Stay In Working Order During The Off-Season

    6 July 2016

    You might not be giving your AC unit much thought over the winter months. As spring turns into summer and the first heat wave hits, the last thing you want to be stuck with is a malfunctioning AC unit. If you can be good to your cooling system year-round, then it will be ready when you need it and won't give you trouble at the start of the warm season. Here are four tips when it comes to keeping your AC unit in working order during the off-season.

  • How Can You Tell If Your Fireplace Needs To Be Cleaned?

    20 June 2016

    Fireplaces need to be cleaned periodically or they become a fire hazard. This is because smoke buildup inside a fireplace can lead to the development of a substance called "creosote." Creosote is a sticky, smelly, highly combustible substance that can easily catch fire when a fireplace is in use. How can you tell if your fireplace needs to be cleaned? You likely won't notice just by using it that your chimney needs to be cleaned.

  • Filling In A Dented Portion Of Your Wooden Garage Door Panel

    13 April 2016

    If one of your children accidentally hit your wooden garage door with a baseball, it most likely left a small dented area that put the wood in a flawed state. Making a repair to a wood panel in your garage door's exterior can be done on your own with the help of a few simple materials. Take a look at the following tips to fill in a dent in your wooden garage door yourself so it is no longer visible.