Building An Addition: A Homeowner's Guide

  • 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.

  • 4 Tips For Maintaining The Plumbing In Your Bathroom

    26 January 2017

    When it comes to maintaining your bathroom, it's all about the plumbing. The plumbing needs to be well maintained to ensure that every function works correctly. If one appliance is broken, it can affect the rest of the plumbing in the room, as well. On top of this, if you don't have another bathroom in your home, it can make getting ready in the morning almost impossible, not to mention you may have to actually leave your home to use the bathroom.

  • 3 Ways To Power An Off-Grid Deep Well Pump

    1 December 2016

    If you purchased a rural home that has a very deep well and no connection to the power grid, then you need to find an alternative way to get the water up and out of the well. Typically, deep well pumps use electricity to power their lifting of water up the pipe inside of the well's outer casing. However, if you do not have a public electrical connection available on your property, then you need to find an alternative means of running your well's pump.

  • 4 Benefits of a Wrought Iron Fence

    14 September 2016

    Putting in a wrought iron fence is a great investment for your property. Many people want a fence on their property but are uncertain as to what material would be the best. Wrought iron is favorable for many reasons and is well worth the money. Here are some of the benefits of installing a wrought iron fence on your property. 1. It is Incredibly Durable One of the greatest benefits of using wrought iron is that it is incredibly durable.

  • Revolving Door Maintenance Guide

    7 June 2016

    A revolving door can provide a grand entrance for your business, but it does require regular maintenance to ensure that it continues to work smoothly. The following guide can help you spot possible maintenance issues before they become a problem so your doors remain open for business. Keep it clean Dirt and dust can make a manual revolving door difficult to push. Dust and pollution blow in from outside. It can be especially troublesome during windy weather or if the pollen count is high.

  • 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.