3 Places To Add Insulation To Your Old Home

28 December 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It can be extremely costly to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It can be even more costly to heat and cool your home if you live in an older home. Older homes often do not have the same level of insulation in them as newer homes. Even if your older home was properly insulated when it was originally built, that insulation may have settled or deteriorated over time, thus decreasing the energy efficiency of your home. Read More 

3 Ways To Manage Rock Falls On Your Property

19 November 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Do you own or manage property that has a steep drop? Worried about rocks falling off that drop and threatening buildings, roads, or even people below? Rock falls are very real and serious threats. When you have a steep cliff or drop, all it takes is one weather event to cause a rock fall. Even the gradual shifting and movement of soil over time can cause rocks to tumble down the cliff. Read More 

How To Install Vinyl Siding Around A Window

1 October 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you are installing vinyl siding for the first time or have replaced a window and now need to reinstall existing vinyl siding around it, these steps describe how to do so while protecting your home from unwanted water intrusion in the future: Step 1: Seal the Window's Nailing Flange with a Waterproof Exterior-Grade Sealant  The more you seal around windows, the less chance they will ever leak water and cause dry rot or mold growth. Read More 

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