construction--contractors

  • 2 Ways to Help Improve Your Basement's Waterproofing

    If your home's basement and foundation are leaking from exterior ground water, it is important to remedy this moisture problem to prevent mold, mildew, and rot from occurring in your home. Here are two ways you can help improve the waterproofing of your home's basement. Divert Ground Water with a French Drain Plan for Your French-Drain Installation One of the best preventative measures to keep your home's basement dry is to install an exterior French-drain system around your home's foundation. [Read More]

  • Not Happy with Your New Home Construction's Electrical Components? Hire a New Contractor!

    If you are nearing the completion of the building phase of your new home construction and are concerned about the quality of the electrical components and/or the skills of the project manager, you may be wondering what your options are. Fortunately, you do have some options as the owner of the house that is being constructed. Here's what you need to know.  Creating a punch list When you are building a home, a walk-through will be necessary at the end of the construction phase. [Read More]

  • Crack In A Truss? How To Save Your Roof From Caving In

    There are many issues that can lead to a truss becoming damaged. The truss might have been partially damaged while it was being transported and there were no obvious outward signs of damage. The truss may have been damaged while it was being manufactured. Many trusses will also become damaged after they have been installed as a result of a fire or infestation. Regardless of the cause, there are fortunately ways that truss contractors can repair broken trusses. [Read More]

  • Create A Home That Fits Your Needs When You Are Wheelchair Bound

    When you have a handicap, day to day life can be more difficult for you if you do not have a home that accommodates your specific needs. If you need to use a wheelchair to get around in your home, consider having a custom home built that will suit your specific needs perfectly. The guide below walks you through a few features to consider for your perfect custom home. Consider the Height of the Countertops [Read More]

  • Alternative Ways To Keep Your Shower Doors Clean

    When you install a frameless shower door, you will be benefiting from the modern, open look they provide. However, that clean, crisp feeling can go away rather quickly if you allow buildup to accumulate on your shower door. If you want to keep your shower space looking as good as the day it was first installed without ordinary chemical cleaners, you should check out some of these alternative solutions.  Self Cleaning Glass  [Read More]

  • How To Help A Loved One With Hoarding Cleanup

    Most junk removal teams have seen and done it all, and cleaning up a hoarding site is just another day on the job for some of them. For the people facing down a compulsive hoarding problem and their families and friends, though, it is anything but business as usual. The process of having a home cleaned up is trying on everyone involved, but there are ways you can help the process go more smoothly. [Read More]

  • 4 Ways To Reduce Common Pool Dangers

    Enjoying your pool on a hot day should be an opportunity for fun and relaxation, not a serious risk for accidents. There are several ways that you can minimize some common pool-related injuries by knowing the riskiest areas of your pool. Cover Pool Suction The suction in your pool is used to help keep your pool water filtered and free of larger debris particles. Since many filtration systems require some suction to keep the water moving, you need to ensure that the suction device is kept covered. [Read More]

  • How To Improve Your Attic Ventilation When Getting A New Roof

    When the time comes for you to get a new roof, you may want to talk to the roofers about roof vents. These vents are used to improve the circulation of air inside your attic, and they offer benefits for you as a homeowner. You may want to begin by learning about what roof vents are and the benefits they offer, and you can then ask your roofer to install them for you. [Read More]

  • 6 Ways To Troubleshoot A Sticking Glass Shower Door

    Whether you choose a glass shower door that slides along a track or pivots on a hinge, sticking can set in after only a few years of use. Sticking shower doors are the bane of the busy homeowner trying to get to work on time. If you're tired of struggling with a sticky door, complete some basic troubleshooting steps on your own before calling for professional repairs. Clean the Tracks [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons Why It's Time To Take Your Commercial Building Solar

    If you're a commercial building owner, paying for a new roof probably isn't your idea of a good time. However, a roof is an important investment into your building, and if it's time for a new one, then you're looking at a terrific opportunity to make a great investment with more return than the average roof can give you. If going solar was already on your list of things to do, it just makes good financial sense to do it when you have a new roof installed, rather than adding solar later. [Read More]