Building An Addition: A Homeowner's Guide

  • Pipe Options To Consider When Your Plumbing Needs Major Repairs And Replacements

    13 May 2019

    There are many different materials used to manufacture pipes of household plumbing. None of these materials are designed to last forever and all of them have specific benefits when installing pipes in your home. You may want to use copper for longer-lasting plumbing, or you may use PVC and plastics to reduce the costs of installing new pipes. The following options are some of the materials that can be used when installing new pipes in your home.

  • Dredging May Be Necessary When Building Around Water

    18 March 2019

    When you are working on a construction site that is located on the water, you have a lot of things that you are going to have to worry about. If you don't take care of everything the right way, then you can end up have a problem with the building after it has been built, which can turn around and bite you in the foundation. One of the things that you are going to have to do is to worry about dredging.

  • Seeing The Road Ahead - Trends In Windshield Technology

    24 December 2018

    When a person is looking at a new vehicle, many questions go through their head that they need to ask the dealer. What engine does it have in it? Does it have leather seats? What about a navigation system? But one thing that will probably never be said to a new car salesman is, "tell me about the windshield." Of course, things like plush Corinthian leather seats and dual-zone air conditioning provide great comfort, but even they wouldn't be comfortable without the ever vigilant protection provided by the windshield keeping out dirt, rocks, bugs, birds and whatever else the car runs into.

  • Tips On Choosing A Crash Truck For Your Worksite

    24 December 2018

    Job sites can be dangerous places. Fortunately, there are many tools, such as crash trucks, that are designed to make them safer. In the case of crash trucks, these trucks are designed to help save people on the jobsite in the event of an emergency. You can buy one of these trucks to use as desired. Or, you can also rent them as needed for dangerous jobs. Whether you are buying or renting, choosing a quality crash truck is imperative to the health and safety of all those on the job.

  • Fireplaces: Which One Is Right For Your Home?

    3 November 2018

    The allure of a crackling fire or the promise of a warmer space can lead you to begin evaluating the various fireplaces on the market. Before choosing one, these details about each type must be learned and considered.  Wood The fireplace which is first visualized in the minds of most people is the wood-burning type. This is a very traditional and classic choice. This type can not only provide warmth from the fire but also dancing flames, crackles, and the type of ambience that makes people feel comfortable and peaceful.

  • 3 Things To Know About Tankless Water Heaters

    26 September 2018

    When it comes to water heaters, there are a variety of options to choose from, including traditional tank-type water heaters and tankless water heaters. Water heaters can also have different sources of power, including electric and gas. Choosing the right option for your home can be a challenge. For many, tankless water heaters are an attractive option. These water heaters do have some advantages over traditional tank-type water heaters. Here are three things that you should be aware of when it comes to tankless water heaters.

  • Think Of Dual-Function Rooms When You're Planning A Custom Build

    15 August 2018

    In the planning stages of designing your custom home, you'll likely come up with a list of rooms that you want to be built. Many people in this situation are excited to end up with a house their friends will envy and will often plan to have certain spaces devoted to hobbies and other interests. One issue with this idea is that there may be some rooms in your home that you end up using only a fraction of the time because of their singular focus.

  • 3 Keys For Your Commercial Plumbing

    29 June 2018

    When you are thinking about ways to keep your commercial business at its best, it's important that you take great care of the building itself. In doing so, you'll need to look into the help that a commercial plumber can provide you. By taking the time to reach out to a quality commercial plumber, you're able to make sure your pipes, appliances and other parts of your plumbing infrastructure are cared for.

  • Making Crawl Space Improvements To Protect Your Family And Your Home

    16 May 2018

    Does your home have a crawl space underneath it? If so, when was the last time that you went under the house to see the condition the area is in? If your crawl space is in poor condition, you're putting your home and your family at risk. Here, you'll learn some of the services that can be performed to ensure that your crawl space isn't making your family sick or damaging your home.

  • 3 Key Reasons You Should Not Put Off Roof Repair

    2 April 2018

    Replacing and repairing a roof is not an inexpensive or fast task. It can be costly, and it can take time. As such, the top two excuses why people put off having roof repairs or replacement are a lack of money and a lack of time. Unfortunately, repairing or replacing a roof is a task that should never be put off. If your roof is in need of repair, here are the top three reasons why you should make it a point to have those repairs or the replacement done promptly.