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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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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 

3 Vital Questions For Your Company To Ask Regarding Dumpster Rental

Are you getting ready to move your home-based business into a retail location? Have you been making up a budget to ensure that your company's income will be sufficient for everything? When trying to figure out what you need to get your business off the ground, you need to make sure that you've included every possible expense. But one expense that is commonly forgotten is how you'll be dealing with the trash that gets generated by your business. Read More 

Why You Should Never Attempt To Combat A Serious Mold Infestation On Your Own

There's no shortage of advice out there about removing a mold infestation, but is it a wise idea for you to tackle it on your own? Not only do you put your health at risk by being in close proximity to mold without protective gear, but you can easily spread the mold infestation by accidentally releasing numerous mold spores into the air. If you have mold in your home, here's why you should call the professionals. Read More 

Three Ways To Prepare Your Roof For Storm Season

The warm spring and summer months bring a number of environmental stressors with them, not the least of which are large and intense storms characterized by heavy rainfall, strong winds, and falling debris. The intensity of these warm weather storms can represent a great structural danger to your roof, as intense weather exposure can cause damage to your roofing materials and allow for leaks to develop. Fortunately, there are a couple of things that you can do before the storm season starts in order to ensure that your roof stays in good condition no matter what mother nature throws at it. Read More