Protect Your Basement And Your Home With These Simple Actions Now

29 December 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If you've just bought a home with a basement and don't want to find signs later that a leak might be forming, you need to have some work done on the yard and home immediately. Waiting for the next rainfall to see if the basement stays in good shape is foolhardy. Luckily, there are things you can do now to protect your home from the intrusion of water through the basement walls. Read More 

How To Choose The Best Decking System For Your New Deck To Be Durable And Long Lasting

29 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Decks can be a great addition to your home, but you want to choose the right materials. For an affordable deck, common treated pine materials are often used, but will need to be replaced eventually. Instead of treated materials, alternatives like tropical hardwoods, oak and synthetic materials can give you a more durable deck. Here are some of the choices to consider for a more durable deck for your home: Read More 

3 Holiday Drain Cloggers You Have To Watch During Your At-Home Gatherings

8 November 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, the tree is on full display, and the feast is in the works. This can only mean one thing--all those holiday guests will be arriving at any minute, and it will be time for a party. Your holiday plans for a family gathering at home may sound merry and bright, but if there is one thing that can put a frosty damper on the cheerful occasion, it is plumbing problems. Read More 

Preparing Your Fireplace For Winter: Three Things To Know

8 November 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Your fireplace can help to keep your home warm in the winter, which can help you to reduce heating costs and give your house a cozy feeling when the weather outside is frightful. Before you use your fireplace for the first time this season, you should consider having it inspected and prepped for cold weather. A chimney sweep can help you with this task, but you'll want to know the steps you should take to prepare your fireplace and chimney for the change in seasons. Read More 

Should You Get an Aerobic Septic System?

25 August 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your home does not have access to a municipal sewage system, you must rely on a septic tank. Although most septic tanks do not depend on oxygen to process your sewage, an aerobic system may be a better choice, depending on your property. Before you decide on your septic system, do some research on the advantages of this type of system. Soil Composition A standard septic system requires an adequate drain field. Read More