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Learning From Home Renovations

Although I am not a professional contractor, I have worked with more than a few during my 40 years as a homeowner. In fact, I have had 3 kitchens, 7 bathrooms, and 2 master bedrooms renovated over the years. Because some of the experiences were a breeze, I found myself addicted to customizing my homes. If you are thinking about getting a little work done on your home, it is a good idea to learn as much about construction as you can. After all, how will you choose a new garage door opener if you aren't familiar with the different types? Understanding the materials and how to choose a contractor might streamline your renovation.

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Looking Forward To Water Fun? Prep Your Wooden Boat Dock With These Tips
3 March 2021

As the summer nears, lakeside property owners will

How Do You Make Metal Recycling The Most Profitable?
6 January 2021

Metal is such a valuable material for so many indu

Ready For That New Stone Fire Pit? Why You Should Start With A Masonry Contractor
9 November 2020

If you've decided to build a stone fire pit in you

Common Signs Your Home's Roof Is Not Properly Ventilated
12 August 2020

A home's roof is under a lot of stress from the el

3 Important Tips For Hiring A Custom Cabinet Maker
28 July 2020

If you have decided that you want to go with custo

Looking Forward To Water Fun? Prep Your Wooden Boat Dock With These Tips

As the summer nears, lakeside property owners will soon begin clearing away the debris left behind by a long, cold winter. Exposure to severe temperatures, along with layers of ice and snow, can be particularly wearing on structures and surfaces nearest the water.  Boat docks built from wood are particularly susceptible to experiencing advanced aging and condition issues due to exposure to winter weather. Property owners can help to ensure that their wooden boat docks are sturdy and safe by using the following preparation tips. Read More 

How Do You Make Metal Recycling The Most Profitable?

Metal is such a valuable material for so many industries. From copper and steel to iron and aluminum, most metals are highly recyclable, and industries that rely on these metals are willing to pay for previously used materials. For this reason, the market for recycled metal stays relatively good, and metal recycling centers are capable of offering payment for scrap metal being brought in. If you are collecting scrap metal for recycling, getting familiar with the most profitable times to sell your scrap can mean you get more money. Read More 

Ready For That New Stone Fire Pit? Why You Should Start With A Masonry Contractor

If you've decided to build a stone fire pit in your backyard, don't try to tackle it as a do-it-yourself project. Instead, hire a masonry contractor to take care of the construction for you. Building a stone fire pit may seem like a simple project, but that's not necessarily the case. A lot can go wrong when you don't have the right experience. If you're still not sure that you need a masonry contractor for your backyard fire pit, read the information provided below. Read More 

Common Signs Your Home’s Roof Is Not Properly Ventilated

A home's roof is under a lot of stress from the elements. Whether it's the hot sun or pouring rain, a roof protects the interior of your home day in and day out. While many people pay attention to the exterior of their roof, they may not realize that proper ventilation in the attic plays a vital role in the overall health of their roof. If your roof does not have proper ventilation, there can be a number of negative consequences. Read More 

3 Important Tips For Hiring A Custom Cabinet Maker

If you have decided that you want to go with custom cabinets in your kitchen, you are going to need to find a custom cabinet maker to design your cabinets for you. A custom cabinet maker is an artist who you are going to need to share design ideas in order to create a unique product for your home. When it comes to hiring a custom cabinet maker, there are a few things you will need to do. Read More