Going downstairs to find damp carpeting or worse, a pool of standing water in the basement of your home, is a sickening feeling for homeowners. In addition to the initial damage caused by the water, homeowners must also worry about the potential for the development of mold and other serious home repair issues. If you are a homeowner who has just discovered a problem with moisture or standing water in the basement of your home, the following information can help you find and solve the problem.
7 February 2019
Since so much of your property value is linked to things out of your control, such as the economy and environment, improving your property is a duty of ownership. Thankfully, the improvements that make your life better also happen to make your house more valuable. Thinking differently and ahead of the curve with your home improvements will help you really maximize this value. Your home will be a bonafide winner when you start with a few of these ideas.
29 December 2018
Many homeowners only think about their crawlspace once problems occur. By then, the damage has already occurred, and in some cases, you may need to make a considerable investment beyond crawlspace encapsulation to fix problems. Making the investment in your crawlspace now will help you avoid problems later. Energy-Efficiency Your crawlspace can be a major culprit when considering the overall energy-efficiency of your home. When your crawlspace is affecting the temperature inside your home, the results might be more noticeable during the warmer months.
18 November 2018
Choosing between asphalt and concrete for paving driveways, parking areas and more can be very challenging, since they both have their benefits. Asphalt is often a better choice for those who live in colder climates, though. These are some of the reasons why this is true. It's Easier to See For one thing, during the winter months in colder climates, visibility can be a big issue. Because of its color, seeing a concrete driveway on a snowy day can be very hard to do.
1 October 2018
Hurricane screens are an investment that keeps your home safer during storms. These are special fabrics that are installed on the outside of windows and doors to protect your home and can later be removed after the storm passes. Before you can have hurricane screens installed on your home, you are going to want to prepare for the project. Here are some tips to prepare for the installation of hurricane screens that keep your home safe during storms:
27 August 2018
You visited your local home improvement store and found the perfect color to paint your bedroom. What could go wrong? The answer is — a lot. People often minimize the level of skill necessary to paint, but this is a mistake. If you think painting a room inside your home is a simple task you can do on your own, learn about some of the common mistakes people make. Forgetting to Prep
6 July 2018
When you get ready to replace the roof on your home, you want your investment to last for years to come. It is also a good idea to consider modern improvements for energy-efficient home design that can be done on the roof. This means that you will want to choose the right materials for a roof system that is durable and energy-efficient. Here are some roof replacement tips that will help give you a durable and energy-efficient new roof.
27 May 2018
Trends change and construction materials deteriorate. These factors can result in your home having a dated or worn appearance. Investing in remodeling projects can be a great way to add value to your home and restore its aesthetic value. Remodeling can become quite costly, but sprucing up your home doesn't have to break the bank. There are always ways to cut costs without sacrificing quality when it comes to remodeling your home.
10 April 2018
Trusses are one of the most important elements of a roof design, and can be tweaked to save money on an expensive roof design. One of the best ways of doing this is to use prefabricated trusses on your building. They also offer other benefits that are hard to ignore. High-End Roofs Are Pricey Building a roof on your home will be one of the costly elements of its design.
7 March 2018
Now that spring is almost here, it's time to get ready for the outdoor maintenance. If you've got a brick wall in your yard, that's one of the first places you should check once the weather warms up, especially if you've been dealing with snow all winter long. You might not realize this, but snow and freezing temperatures can destroy your brick work. As soon as the weather warms up, here are three steps you'll need to take to care for your brick wall.
19 January 2018