Two Signs Of Poor DIY Asphalt Roof Installation
29 November 2016
Replacing your entire asphalt roof can be an expensive job. For the most basic roof possible, you may spend as much as $9,000 for a professional installation. If you want to save yourself on labor, which is typically about 60% of the cost, you can attempt to install the roof yourself. If you do this and you make a mistake, then you will notice some signs of this soon after the initial replacement.
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.