2015

  • How To Pick The Best Shower Door For Your Bathroom

    Remodeling a bathroom can add substantial value to your home, and each design choice that you make is an important one. Arguably the most important of these choices is the type of shower door that you choose to install, as it will not only be a centerpiece of the bathroom's design, but also contribute a great deal to the sense of space. Read on below to discover different types of doors available to consumers and how each one might be adapted to be the best possible fit for your new bathroom. [Read More]

  • What You Should Know About Submersible Well Pump Problems

    Are you restricted to using well water at your newly purchased rural home? To avoid the stress of not being able to get water from the well, it is important for you to know in advance what can cause problems for the pump. Discover below the problems that a submersible well pump might have and the estimated price of a replacement if you need one. What Kind of Problems Can a Submersible Well Pump Cause a Homeowner? [Read More]

  • Three Types Of Water Well Drills And Why Your Contractor Would Use One Over The Others

    People generally assume that when a contractor drills for a water well, there is one type of drill and a one-size-fits-all hole. This, however, is not the case. There is much to consider when drilling a water well, particularly if the drill will have to go through some thick, solid rock to get to the source of the water. Here are three types of water well drills for water well drilling and why your contractor would choose one over the others. [Read More]

  • What Can Your Industrial Electrical Contractor Handle?

    As a site manager or industrial supervisor, you oversee many different kinds of professionals, from your employees to your suppliers. On most industrial sites, one of your most important allies is a trusted electrical contractor. But when a problem arises, you may not know who exactly to contact to fix it. Can your electrician wire a new or renovated section of the site? Usually, the answer to the question "What can your industrial electrical contractor handle? [Read More]

  • Reinforce Old Brick Walls As Soon As Possible In Quake Country

    Brick buildings look gorgeous and classic when designed well, especially if the buildings are older and well-kept. But many older brick buildings are unreinforced, meaning that if a quake were to hit, the building could collapse. Luckily it is possible to retrofit a brick building, reducing damage and danger to others substantially. If you own one of these buildings, even if your town does not have a retrofit ordinance, start reinforcing the walls even if you have to go bit by bit. [Read More]

  • How To Install A New Toilet

    Remodeling your bathroom is one of the smartest home investments you can make. Bathrooms often age quicker than other rooms in the house because of the constant usage. This is why so many people decide to remodel their bathroom before any other room. One of the first things that needs changing is often the toilet. Investing in a new toilet is a smart and simple project that you can do on your own. [Read More]

  • Convert Your Garage Into Your Workshop

    If you want to have a nice home workshop, you may be running into problems with finding the space. You may not be able to add in an extra building to put your workshop in. One option you have is to convert your garage into a workshop. There are several reasons to convert your garage into your workshop.  Access Getting into your new workshop should be easy. You already have access from your house right into your garage. [Read More]

  • 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]