2017

A Guide To Dealing With Floods

When you are interested in dealing with the potential for home flooding, it pays to handle it in a way that will protect your home. Both through getting an insurance plan and following some tips, you will be in a great position to keep your home safe in the face of any flood as long as you have the right information. Think about these three tips so that you can prevent flood damage from ruining your homeownership: Read More 

3 Ways To Change Your Kitchen On A Budget

If you want to change how your kitchen feels, but you are on a budget, you can still make significant changes to your kitchen without tearing it all out and starting over. Small changes can really transform a place. 1.Paint The Cabinets White Ripping out your existing cabinets and replacing them with new cabinets is a really expensive endeavor that can quickly put a kitchen remodel out of your budget. If you have good quality cabinets, but just don't like how they look, changing their appearance is an easy way to stay on budget while changing the feel of your kitchen. Read More 

Things To Remember About Repairing A Tile Roof

Tile roofs will need occasional repair, just as other types of roofs will. However, there are some specific things that you will want to keep in mind when it comes to tile roofs. This way, you will have an easier time keeping your roof in the best shape possible. The Underlayment Is Crucial The tiles on your roof are porous, and, therefore, they allow water to get past them. This is to be expected, but it means that you have to be extra careful to make use of the best possible underlayment. Read More 

Low-Pitch And Flat Residential Roofs: 3 Best Choices For Lightweight Wood Structures

In residential construction, homes usually have asphalt shingles, which are fine for traditional sloped roofs that have steep pitches. When the roof is a low-pitch or flat design, different types of roofing materials need to be used. Some of the choices include coatings, bitumen rolls, and membranes. Considering that homes usually have a wood frame structure, the lighter materials work best. Here are a few of the best choices for flat roofs on homes and other wood framed structures: Read More 

Droops, Sags, & Drips | Diagnosing Clogged Gutters From The Ground

When you think about checking out your gutters for clogs, what is it that comes to mind? If you are like most homeowners, you'll think about the daunting chore of dragging out the ladder and then making your way up on the roof to take a look. Even though getting up on top of your house may be the best way to get a good look at your home's gutters and what's inside, this is not ideal if you are afraid of heights or have mobility problems. Read More