Common Oak Varieties In The Northern US And Canada

Posted on: 4 February 2015

Known for their tall, majestic stature, oak trees are common throughout North America. There are many different species of oaks, each with its own characteristics. Knowing what type of oak tree you have will help you know what to expect as your tree continues to grow and mature. Here's a look at the most common varieties of oak trees found in the northern United States and Canada. Look over these descriptions to identify the oak trees in your yard. [Read More]

Waterproofing & Green Roofs: Should You Upgrade To A Green Roof?

Posted on: 29 January 2015

According to a survey conducted by Harris Polls Online, 90% of Americans currently recycle in an effort to live greener lifestyles. However, despite the large percentage of households that are participating in recycling, not all of them are aware of exactly what they should do in order to further their efforts to live more eco-friendly lifestyles. If you are also unsure of how to incorporate green changes into your life, then there are numerous ways to achieve this goal. [Read More]

3 Reasons Why You Should Get Garage Door Panels Today

Posted on: 27 January 2015

Winter is definitely here and you might be feeling it in the draft running through your house and in your heating bills. If your garage is attached to your home, then the source of the draft could very likely be your garage. There's no need to completely heat your attached garage, unless people spend a great deal of time there. However, it can be very helpful to insulate it in order to minimize your heating bills. [Read More]

Steps You Can Take To Make Your Sump Pump Last For Years

Posted on: 20 January 2015

Sump pumps are not complicated devices. Yet they do a great job of keeping the water out of the lower parts of your home. Of course, like any machine, they require a certain level of upkeep. If you want to make your sump pump last, you need to take preventative steps to make sure it keeps working, and keeps your basement free of excess water. Ways You Can Keep Your Sump Pump Running Strong [Read More]