Building a Home, Start to Finish

3 Reasons Why Your Washing Machine May Not Be Working Properly

08 August

What can be more aggravating than a broken washing machine when you have a week’s worth of laundry backed up? You can have a variety of problems that range from a simple DIY fix to needing professional assistance from a plumber. The following could be some issues that may be causing your washer to work […]

3 Things Gardeners Need To Know About Fire Blight

03 May

Growing your own fruit can be both fun and rewarding, but a number of diseases can destroy your prized apple and pear trees. One of these diseases is fire blight. Here are three things gardeners need to know about fire blight. What causes fire blight? Fire blight is caused by Erwinia amylovora, a type of […]

Should You Include a Swimming Pool in Your New Home Construction?

04 April

If you have always wanted a swimming pool, including it in your new home construction is the most practical way to get the design you want while keeping it affordable. Of course, swimming pool construction can complicate the building process as well. Before you decide on whether or not to proceed, consider all the advantages […]

Refuting Potentially Dangerous Residential Electrical Myths

22 February

The electrical system to your home is one of the most important parts of it to maintain because problems with it can cause extensive damage to the home. However, it is a reality that many new homeowners are poorly informed about the various issues that a residential electrical system might encounter. This can lead them […]

Everything You Need To Know About Perpetual Pavements

05 January

Perpetual pavements are an improvement upon standard asphalt. They take the smoothness and safety advantages of asphalt and combine them with a new design process involving an advanced, multi-layer pavement. When properly maintained, perpetual pavements can increase the life of a roadway and make it less vulnerable over the years. 5 Facts about Perpetual Pavements […]

Keeping Your Damaged Roof Protected While Waiting For A Contractor

09 November

If your roof is leaking and you have a roofer scheduled to come to your property, you still need to do what you can to protect your roof until they arrive. Simple rainfall can mean disaster as water leaks into your attic, and winds can pull damaged shingles or panels loose. Here are ways you […]

3 Ways To Avoid A Ticket For An Overweight Load

29 September

As an independent truck driver, the last thing you want to do is incur more expenses than are necessary. Turning a profit from your trucking business requires careful planning, and the receipt of a ticket for a load being overweight can blow any profits you might be making on the run in question. Here are […]

Options for Rejuvenating Your Asphalt Driveway

04 September

If your asphalt driveway has ugly cracks and lost its rich, black color, it’s time to rejuvenate it. Your options are to replace the driveway, repair it, or resurface it. Your choice will depend on the extent of the damage and the age of your driveway. Here’s a closer look at each option. Driveway Replacement […]

How To Clean And Wax Terrazzo Floors While Restoring An Old Commercial Building

26 August

Personally redeveloping old commercial buildings for reuse can take a lot of time and effort on your part. Many of these buildings have sat underutilized or unused for many years and have not been regularly maintained. The terrazzo floors in the entryways in these old buildings can look dull and dirty.Here is how you can […]

Protecting The Fruit And The Vine: The Ins And Outs Of Vineyard Fencing

06 August

Whether you’re planning to expand an existing vineyard or establish a new one, you will need both a heavy-duty grape trellis and a perimeter barrier. Here are important factors to consider when planning and building each type of fencing system. There are many ways to build a trellis. A suitable trellis gives the grape plants […]