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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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Warning Signs It's Time For Professional Septic Services
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As a homeowner, you take pride in ensuring your ho

4 Painting Trends For Your Home
24 February 2019

Paint is one of the cheapest ways to update a home

Basement Information Homeowners Should Know
6 January 2019

The basement of the home can be one of the most us

Roofing Tips For New Homeowners Buying Older Homes
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Learning the parts of your roof is very important,

Benefits to Choosing Spray Foam Over Other Types of Insulation
12 October 2018

If you live in an old and drafty home, you may wan

Warning Signs It’s Time For Professional Septic Services

As a homeowner, you take pride in ensuring your home looks nice and well-maintained. But, if you deal with slow-moving drains by adding store-bought drain cleaning products or assume that greener grass in one area of your lawn is simply the result of the area getting more sun, then you may be neglecting your septic tank. A problem with septic tanks can be messy, expensive, and bad for the environment. Quickly identifying and treating problems with the septic system can save you money and prevent the risk of complete septic system failure. Read More 

4 Painting Trends For Your Home

Paint is one of the cheapest ways to update a home. Paint goes a long way in changing the look of just about any room in your home. It's an easy way to update your home as well, rather than doing a lot of renovation. If you can paint yourself, that's great, but if you can't paint a wall without streaks being left behind, or aren't able to paint straight lines - leave the work to the pros. Read More 

Basement Information Homeowners Should Know

The basement of the home can be one of the most useful areas of the house due to the utility that it can provide. As with other parts of a home, it is important to be informed about this area so that you can maximize the benefits your home gets from its basement. Can A Basement Be Added To A House That Does Not Currently Have One? If your home does not currently have a basement, you may assume that you will never be able to enjoy the benefits that this area of the home can provide. Read More 

Roofing Tips For New Homeowners Buying Older Homes

Learning the parts of your roof is very important, especially if you are buying an older home. Understanding the different roofing parts in your older home will assist you in knowing your roof's structural integrity and which changes you need to make. Here are some tips of what you need to know. Truss – the skeleton of your roof is the plywood lying under the roof. Check to see whether the plywood is solidly nailed to the truss, which is also known as rafters. Read More 

Benefits to Choosing Spray Foam Over Other Types of Insulation

If you live in an old and drafty home, you may want to invest in some new insulation. Effective insulation can save you a ton of money on your energy bills and it can make your house seem quieter as well. And, spray foam insulation is one of the best options you can pick. Keep reading to learn about a few benefits that can help you make your insulation choice. Read More