Check These Before You Begin Your Holiday Baking

Posted on: 5 December 2016

If you're preparing for your annual kitchen camp-out when you're going to cook and bake all things holiday related, do some preparation work to ensure your time in the kitchen goes smoothly. In addition to checking that you have all the ingredients and gift packaging supplies that you want, check these three temperature-related issues. By ensuring these are in working order, your day will be more comfortable and much safer. [Read More]

Two Signs Of Poor DIY Asphalt Roof Installation

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

From LED Bulbs to Sensors: Lighting Upgrades That Can Save You Big Money on Your Energy Bills

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

2 Ways to Help Improve Your Basement's Waterproofing

Posted on: 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. [Read More]