Comparing Carpet And Hardwood Flooring

22 August 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The floors are one of the largest surfaces within your home, and as such play both a large role in the interior design of your property and as a functional surface that helps maintain temperature and comfort levels throughout the year. Two of the most common types of flooring materials are carpeting and hardwood, each of which has several different subcategories and carries a distinct set of characteristics and advantages. Understanding the differences between hardwood and carpet flooring can help you choose the flooring material that best fits your home's needs. Read More 

Seasonal Tree Care Tips Every New Homeowner Should Know

10 July 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Purchasing an older home with a grassy lawn and lots of trees for both shade and natural beauty is a dream come true for most families. But even healthy, well-established trees will require occasional care in order to help them resist damage and disease that could shorten their lifespan. Proper nutrition, the right amount of water, and careful trimming and shaping can all help large trees survive devastating weather events, such as ice storms and the wind that often accompanies thunderstorms. Read More 

3 Reasons To Choose A Home Addition Over A Gazebo

30 May 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're thinking about increasing the livable space of your home, one shortcut that you might consider is adding a gazebo to your yard. Even if this structure isn't technically attached to your residence, you can position on the back patio or deck with an entrance just feet from your home's back door. While there are lots of advantages of having a gazebo installed in your yard, a better choice is to plan an actual home addition with a remodeling contractor. Read More 

3 Reasons To Get Your Roof Repaired At The Very First Sign Of Trouble

7 April 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When a leak, missing shingle, or other other small problem is noticed on your roof, it may be tempting to put repairs off until a serious issue arises. Maybe you don't have the time or energy to deal with the repairs, or you want to wait for your finances to improve. Whatever the reason, you might find that waiting to have repairs done is the wrong choice in the end. Here are a few good reasons to have your roof repaired at the very first sign of trouble: Read More 

What Causes A Scum Layer In Your Septic Tank And How To Control Its Size

1 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

While you know solid matter collects in the bottom of your septic tank and needs cleaned out on a regular basis, you may not know about the layer of oily scum that floats on top of the tank and its importance. This scum layer affects how often your tank needs to be pumped out too and it can even affect the functioning of your septic system. Here's a look at why this layer develops and why it needs to be removed before it gets too thick. Read More