From LED Bulbs to Sensors: Lighting Upgrades That Can Save You Big Money on Your Energy Bills
18 November 2016
According to data collected by the Energy Information Administration, the average American household spends approximately $2000 a year on electricity bills. If you're like most families, chances are you've taken several steps to lower your monthly energy bills, including investing in energy-efficient appliances and unplugging electronics when they're not in use. However, before you begin spending money on expensive appliances, you should know there is a simpler way: investing in better lighting options.
2 Ways to Help Improve Your Basement's Waterproofing
18 November 2016
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.
Not Happy with Your New Home Construction's Electrical Components? Hire a New Contractor!
24 October 2016
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.
Crack In A Truss? How To Save Your Roof From Caving In
8 September 2016
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.