Pages Navigation Menu

Your New Yoga Studio

4 Unconventional Areas Of Your Home That Can Be Insulated To Improve Energy Performance

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The insulation of your home is an important part that reduces your energy costs. There are common areas that are often insulated, such as exterior walls, the attic and the areas between windows and doors. These are only some of the areas of your home that leak air and cause you to lose energy. You can also insulated places that are less conventional, such as rafters, crawlspaces and unfinished walls. If you want to improve your home’s energy performance with insulation, here are four areas that you will want to consider adding...

read more

4 Ways To Spice Up Concrete Finishes

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you associate concrete with the traditional, grey finish found on many sidewalks and roads, you might be surprised to learn just how much this material has changed in recent years. Modern concrete allows installers to create truly unbelievable finishes, all using an extremely durable material that’s designed to last for decades. Instead of dismissing concrete as boring, think outside the box with these unique finishes and features. A Splash of Color Ask almost anyone what color they associate with concrete, and you’ll...

read more

5 Hidden Hazards To Consider Before You Demo

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Budget-conscious homeowners are often told that doing their own demo work can help reduce home improvement and remodeling costs. While taking on a DIY approach to demo can certainly cut the costs of a new kitchen or home addition, it’s not necessarily as easy as some sources make it out to be. In fact, hidden hazards in the home can make demo downright dangerous for those without significant construction experience. Before you swing that sledgehammer, take a look at these potential demolition disasters that lie hidden in your home....

read more

Tips To Help Keep Your Roof Safe From Damage

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The roof is one of the most important parts of your home to keep maintained. If this part of the house is allowed to fall into disrepair, it can result in the need for major repairs. Sadly, some homeowners make this mistake because they assume there is little that they can do to help the roof avoid issues. Luckily, you can avoid these issues by following these two simple tips.   Regularly Inspect The Attic Inspecting the roof for signs of damage is one of the most important things that you can do. By having roof problems repaired early,...

read more

Follow These Tips When Paving Your New Driveway

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re like most homeowners, you might get your asphalt driveway paved once per year. But if you’ve been neglecting this task and your driveway has degraded to the point that you need a brand new one installed, you’ll obviously want to make sure you get it right the second time around. The best solution might be to hire a paving contractor, such as K-W Cornerstone Paving Ltd, to do the job for you. But if you insist on attempting the task yourself, here are a few tips you’ll want to follow. Draw Up A Plan If you are...

read more

Dealing With Mold Damage On A Cedar Roof

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cedar shingles have been used as a roofing material for centuries. Prized for their ability to resist rot, cedar shingles can last for 50 years in ideal conditions. However, if you have to use cedar shingles in wet conditions, moss can set in and undermine the integrity of your shingles. Thus, if you notice moss starting to grow on your shingles, you will want to take steps to remove the mold and prevent it from growing.  How to Kill Moss As long as moss is alive, it will stay rooted to your roof and will be hard to remove. Thus,...

read more

Demolition Companies Who Offer Reuse And Salvage Services Help You Save Money

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you planning to have a structure on your property demolished, but you want to somehow retain some of the materials for a new building project? If so, you’ll want to specifically ask for the demolition company to do something called reuse and salvage. Demolition often brings to mind total destruction and removal of a structure, but in reality, the demolition crew can separate out materials and either return them to you or hold them for sale to other parties. Using the reuse and salvage option saves you the trouble of having to find...

read more

2 Reasons To Build Your Roof Out Of Slate

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Slate is one of the most popular roofing options available, mostly because of the many benefits that it can provide. Two reasons to build your roof out of slate are longevity and durability. Longevity One of the biggest advantages provided by slate is that it will last for a very long time. In fact, most slate roofs will outlast the homes that they are built on, which is why slate roofing tiles are often recycled and used on new buildings. On average, you can expect your slate roof to last 150 years. However, you should also be aware of the...

read more

2 Tree Problems Solved

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Trees are revered for their beauty, majesty and in many cases, for the fruit they bear. But trees can also be the source of big problems, especially when they are located on residential property. Here, two common tree problems are solved. 1. Roots are growing into plumbing lines or septic systems. Tree roots are designed to seek out water. When they detect water, they grow toward it until they can reach it and transport that water back to the main tree. Unfortunately, tree roots don’t know—or care about–the difference between...

read more

Mind Your Mold: 3 Types Of Mold Growth To Watch Out For In Your Home

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most home owners know that mold is no joke. The presence of mold within the home has been known to cause allergic reactions and irritate respiratory problems, especially in young children. To ensure that your home is both structurally and medically sound, you should be on the lookout for mold in your home. Here are 3 types of mold growth to keep your eyes peeled for in the future. 1. Mold Growth In Small Patches If you notice a patch of mold that is no larger than the size of an average garbage bag folded in half (either crosswise or...

read more