How DIY Drain Cleaning Can Result In More Problems

22 February 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Many people like do-it-yourself (DIY) plumbing; they get to solve their problems while saving money in the process. Unfortunately, DIY plumbing can only be as successful as the skill level of the person doing it. If you don't know what you are doing, you could fail to recognize your limitations. For example, here are four things that can go horribly wrong if you try to clean the drain, but don't know how to go about it: Read More 

Benefits Of A Whole House Fan

2 February 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A whole house fan is a fan that is installed in your attic and provides ventilation to your entire home. It acts as a complement or a substitute for your air conditioning system, and can help keep your home cool during the summer months. There are a number of benefits associated with a whole house fan, and understanding them can help you decide if a whole house fan fits your home's needs. Read More 

How To Install Prefabricated Hardwood Floors

12 January 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Prefabricated hardwood floors are made with installation in mind. They are specifically designed so installing them will require very few power tools and adhesives. They have a modular design that allows them to be installed very quickly. The actual pieces are not glued or screwed to each other. They have a tongue and groove system so they can snap together. That being said, the job still requires a fair bit of heavy lifting and bending over, so you need to be able to handle the physical aspect of the work. Read More 

Helpful Tips To Lower The Amount Of Money You Need For Propane Gas Heat

23 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you heat your home with propane gas, you might find yourself interested in some of the ways you can lower the amount of money you have to spend. To help you save some cash, you might want to consider making use of some of the following tips. Buy Your Fuel In Bulk There are some propane fuel companies that will offer cheaper prices to their customers that buy larger amounts of fuel. Read More 

Enclosed Porches: Taking Your Indoor Living Space Outside Without Sacrificing Comfort

7 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Adding onto your home can be time consuming and expensive, but if you take on the right project you can end up with a result you love with less risk that you'll run afoul of your municipal building codes. Enclosing a porch is no small project, but doing so is possible with a bit less red tape to sort through than other home renovations or additions. With the addition of an enclosed porch in mind, focus on what you'll need in order to turn the space into a part of your home that you'll actually use. Read More