Tips To Keep Your Basement Protected With Good Waterproofing Management

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Water is present in the soil around your home foundation, and as a natural element in nature, it will always try to follow a downward path with the least resistance. Water building up around the outside of your home can build great pressure around the foundation and seep in, which makes it a damaging situation, with a potential for mold and moisture damage. But, when you understand the principles of water and its relationship with your home and landscaping, you can make helpful adjustments to protect your property.

8 April 2021

Live In A Cold Region? Tips To Keep Your Roof In Good Condition

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If you live in a cold region and get a lot of snow every year, this can cause roof damage. Below is some damage that you need to watch out for. You will also find information below about how to keep your roof in good condition during the winter months. Roof Damage in Winter Ice dams are a common problem with a roof during the winter. Ice dams are snow and ice accumulating on your roof.

9 February 2021

Should Your Drainfield Be Repaired Or Replaced?

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Residential properties that aren't connected to a municipal sewer system rely on septic systems for waste disposal. Modern septic systems are made up of many parts that must work together to effectively treat both liquid and solid waste. One of these parts is the drainfield. Liquid waste moves through the septic tank and into the drainfield, where it is filtered through the soil to remove contaminants. A drainfield that isn't functioning properly can create serious problems, so it's critical you know whether you should repair or replace your drainfield when an issue arises.

9 December 2020

Protecting Your Deck From Water Damage

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The deck of your home can be one of the areas that will be at the greatest risk of suffering damage from being exposed to harsh weather conditions, such as intense rain and sunlight. Waterproofing a deck can help to reduce the risk of this damage occurring to the deck, but this is a step that many homeowners will fail to take with their decks. How Does A Waterproof Coating Protect Your Deck?

20 October 2020

Four Steps To Prepare Hardwood Floors For A New Finish

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Preparing a hardwood floor for a new finish is fairly simple, although it can be time-consuming. You should make sure the hardwood floor is ready for finishing, otherwise the finish may not adhere evenly or may make damaged areas more visible afterwards. 1. Floor Preparation Before any work can begin, the floor must be prepared. First, all furniture in the room must be removed so that the floor is revealed. If old carpeting was recently torn up, nails and fasteners will need to be removed.

25 August 2020

4 Ways A Full-Service Home Build Differs From A Typical Home Build

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Hiring professionals to build your ideal home is an exciting idea, but there are two rather different types of home builders: home builders and full-service home builders. Both of these service providers have something valuable to offer, but they are not the same. Take a look at some of the primary differences between the two.  You will have the opportunity to propose your own house design.  Do you have an idea about something non-traditional when it comes to a home?

10 July 2020

Family Expanding? Consider These Home Renovations To Grow Your House, Too

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When your family is expanding, the thought of moving to a larger house may be overwhelming. After all, it is extremely stressful and time-consuming to have to buy a new home, sell your old home, and go through the moving process. However, there are other options at your disposal. The following solutions are less expensive, less disruptive to your life, and simpler than moving to a brand-new home. A Bathroom Addition

15 May 2020