4 Smart Ways to Maintain Your Natural Wood Siding in a Humid Environment

24 October 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Have you replaced your aluminum siding with wood such as cedar or redwood? Wood siding adds a natural, rustic charm to a country house or cabin, although it can become costly if you don't maintain it properly. This is especially important if you live in a humid region or an area that is prone to temperature fluctuations. Fortunately, there are several ways to prevent moisture damage or decay to your home's wood siding. Read More 

DIY Roof Repair - Two Important Items You Need

18 July 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you are a DIY expert who loves to make home improvements, then you may think about making roof repairs to your damaged asphalt roof. However, if you try to make the necessary fixes without spending money on the necessary tools and items, then you just may end up damaging your roof even more. To make sure you keep damage to a minimum, invest in some of the right roofing products to complete the job. Read More 

Release Cords And Garage Doors: What You Need To Know

18 July 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

It is recommended that every homeowner familiarize themselves with the release cord on their electric garage door system. Typically, most homeowners see this cord when they are performing garage door maintenance, such as cleaning the tracks or tightening bolts on the track. The release cord is a small rope with a red handle near the motor of the garage door opener. If you are unsure what the release cord is or what it is used for, read on to learn more about this important part of your garage door system. Read More 

5 Tips For Scheduling Interior Painting Between Tenants

25 May 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you are renting out a house or apartment you may want to paint the unit between tenants. This helps protect your interior walls and keeps your residence looking fresh for the new tenants. However, unlike scheduling painting for your own home or apartment, scheduling painting for an apartment or house you are renting out can take a little more finesse. Below are five tips to help make the process easier. Read More 

Tips for Marking Your Property Lines for a Fence Installation

29 April 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

You may be thinking about upgrading your property security by installing a solid fence around the perimeter. Unfortunately, if you don't clearly know where your property boundaries are, you might find yourself with an unhappy neighbor and an expensive job to move the fence. Before you risk crossing your fence onto your neighbor's property, here's what you should know about providing a land survey to your fence installation company. Why Does the Survey Matter for Fence Installation? Read More