Building An Addition: A Homeowner's Guide

  • 3 Essential Roof Repair Safety Tips

    21 February 2017

    Roof repair is a job that many people choose to leave to a professional roofing contractor. However, many roof maintenance and repair tasks are not out of reach for DIY-oriented homeowners if they know how to stay safe on a roof. Here are three essential roof safety tips that you should use for every roofing project. Choose the Right Ladder The first area where roof safety comes into play is the ladder that you use to reach your roof.

  • Window Framing 101: Tips for DIY Repair

    21 February 2017

    Sometimes the best way to give your home a fresh new look is to replace your old, damaged window frames. If your window frames are showing signs of wear and weathering, you can do the work on your own to give your home the look you have wanted. Instead of dismissing the project as too complicated or complex, take some time to read through this guide so you can see how easy the job really is.

  • Drain Cleaning Mistakes To Avoid When You Have Copper Pipes

    19 April 2016

    Copper piping is often used to install water supply lines in the home, and some older homes have copper drain pipes as well. Copper has been used for decades due to its strength, resilience, and corrosion resistance. However, you should understand that copper can corrode over time. If you want to prevent corrosion, then you should be careful when you clean clogs out of your kitchen drains. Keep reading to learn about some mistakes that can cause damage.

  • Climate-Specific Window Upgrades To Help Increase Your Windows' Efficiency

    28 July 2015

    Your home's windows and the type of glass in them protect your home and family from the weather's extreme heat, cold, and winds. Some types of window glass can protect your home's interior environment more efficiently than others. Here are some different types of window upgrades for your home that can keep out these three types of weather. Climates Prone to High Winds Tornadoes and hurricanes occur throughout the United States in different areas.

  • How To Clean Your Windhshield To Minimize Damage

    28 July 2015

    Vehicle windshields from sites like http://www.mrgoglass.com are made with both visibility and safety in mind. This is one reason why the windshield is made from two pieces of tempered glass with a piece of plastic in between. All three pieces of the glass are clear, and the plastic sheeting in the middle of the two panes helps to keep the glass together during an accident. Fortunately, normal amounts of pressure and stress from debris will not cause the windshield to break.