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  • Four Reasons To Upgrade To Fiber Cement Siding

    If you want to increase the appearance and the value of your home, one good construction choice to make is in your home's siding. Your choice of siding can make the home look more upscale, and it can protect the home from exterior problems. If you are looking to upgrade the siding on your home, consider going with fiber cement siding. Here are four reasons why fiber cement is an excellent choice for your home siding upgrade. [Read More]

  • All Dried Up: Dealing With Drought-Stressed Trees

    With drought conditions plaguing many parts of the country, you may find yourself wondering how you should deal with the trees on your property. Should you be trimming the branches back to limit the water distribution needs? How do you know if the tree is suffering due to the drought? What should you do about it? There are so many questions, and for the inexperienced, it can be confusing. Here are some tips to help you deal with your trees until the rain starts falling again. [Read More]

  • Three Insulation Improvements That Can Reduce Energy Loss In Your Home

    Energy loss can be a big problem in older homes. It can lead to costly AC and heating bills, cold drafts or a home that never cools off. Many of these problems start with lack of insulation and air leaks in your home. If you want to improve energy performance in your home, adding insulation to areas like attics, basement and windows can help. Here are some insulation improvements you may want to consider to improve the energy efficiency of your home: [Read More]

  • Do You Have Old Ugly Aluminum Siding? Replace It And Enjoy These Benefits

    If you have outdated aluminum siding on your home and you don't like the color or how it looks, replace the siding with a vinyl option. There are many benefits of having vinyl siding on the outside of your home, and getting rid of your aluminum is profitable. Here are a few reasons why you want to consider replacing your aluminum siding with vinyl, and the benefits you'll experience with the vinyl. [Read More]

  • 4 Steps To Keeping Carpet Clean In A Home With Toddlers

    Carpet can be difficult to keep clean in any busy home, but especially if you have young toddlers that may be getting into messes all day. While hardwood or tile may be easier to clean than carpeting, there are still plenty of ways to keep your carpet in good shape with a few helpful tips. Instead of dealing with removing stains in the future, consider the following tips for keeping the carpet in good shape. [Read More]

  • 3 Tips To Keep Soap Scum Off Frameless Glass Shower Doors

    Soap scum is bad enough on shower walls and tubs, but when you have a clean, bright glass shower door it becomes painfully obvious. You can scrub your shower every day to keep it looking like brand new, or you can invest a little bit of time every now and then to keep it looking fantastic. To really get the job done, you only need a few simple tools and a little time. [Read More]

  • 3 Steps To Follow Before Using Permanent House Paint

    Applying permanent house paint is an excellent way to make sure that your house is protected from inclement weather, moisture, and UV rays. However, the paint itself will often cost more than regular house paint. Due to this fact, you're going to want to make sure that you apply the paint correctly the first time in order to ensure that you don't have to take the time and money to purchase more paint and redo the entire exterior of the house. [Read More]

  • Types Of Road Dust Suppression Methods

    Are you interested in decreasing the amount of dust that becomes airborne on your roads, and would like to know what methodologies are available? By taking the time to familiarize yourself with the different methods available, you can select one that will match your specific requirements. With that thought in mind, here are the most commonly used road dust suppression techniques: Reduction in speed: The amount of dust that becomes airborne from a road is related to the speed of the vehicle. [Read More]

  • 3 Garage Maintenance Tips For Your Home

    If you have a garage door and need to be certain that you are getting the best performance out of it, it pays to learn some of the tips that can help you with this. By learning valuable pieces of information that will help you maintain your garage door, your home will be more thermally efficient, secure and aesthetically pleasing. To take advantage of all of these benefits, you should follow this guide and begin using these pieces of advice. [Read More]

  • Construction Tips To Save Your New Home From Potential Wildfires

    Building your new home in a wooded site gives you many advantages – it's peaceful, close to nature, and the views are great. It can also come with one major concern – wildfires. Working closely with your builder during construction and putting in some safety features can help mitigate the risk if your home is ever in danger. Protect the Roof Homes can fall to wildfires because of blowing embers, even if the home isn't in the direct path of the burn. [Read More]