Understanding How Landslide Slope Risks Can Be Reduced

Posted on: 20 December 2016

According to FEMA, there are several areas of the country that are on or are extremely close to natural faults. These areas have fairly high earthquake hazard risks, and you are likely to experience strong shaking and notice structural damage if an earthquake does occur. If your home is built on an elevated property, then landslides may be a risk as well. You can work with an earthquake engineer or a seismic retrofitting business to help reduce these concerns. [Read More]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Refinishing Your Wood Kitchen Cabinets

Posted on: 20 December 2016

You've decided to take the plunge and renovate your outdated kitchen. However, there is one nagging problem: you don't want to part with your beautiful wood cabinets. Instead of wasting money on replacing your pricey wood cabinets, there is another option: refinish them. It doesn't take a lot of money or time to bring your exiting wood cabinets to life. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you refinish your beautiful wood cabinets: [Read More]

2 Ways To Determine A Sewer Line Blockage In Your Home's Sewer Main

Posted on: 13 December 2016

You know you may have a sewer main clog when your home's bathtub drains gurgle or have a low suction during draining or when your basement drains spew up sewage occasionally. Here are two methods to use to help you determine if your home's sewer main is damaged and is causing a blockage and needs repair. Determine the Material and Age of Your Sewer Line Knowing the age of your home and when it was built can help you determine what type of sewer line may have been installed in your yard and decide if it needs replacement. [Read More]

Homeowner Tips: Improve Curb Appeal While Reducing The Need For Future Various Repairs

Posted on: 13 December 2016

Making a few property updates is a great way to improve its value and increase comfort for those who live there. There are a few updates you can make that will not only enhance your property's curb appeal, but will help reduce the need for various repairs as your home ages. Here are a few options to consider incorporating into your coming property update plans: Sealcoat the Driveway Sealcoating your asphalt driveway is an effective way to improve its overall appearance and reduce the chance of cracking as time goes on. [Read More]