2015

Renewing Your Kitchen Without Going Broke: Four Budget Friendly Renovation Ideas

If you have an older home, the kitchen may also be a little (or a lot) outdated, which means it may be time for some renovations. To do a complete kitchen remodel can cost thousands of dollars, and you may not be able to afford it. Instead, you can set a budget of what you can spend and do the things that are the most important. Here are some budget friendly renovation ideas to help you bring your kitchen back into the twenty first century: Read More 

Removal Of Wooden Soffit And Fascia Mold Growth

The soffit and fascia on your home serve multiple purposes, including: protecting the attic space from bird, bat, insect, and rodent invasion protecting the attic space from water damage during high-wind storms helping to regulate the ventilation in your home's attic space adding positively to the architectural style of your home For these reasons, it is vital that you address any mold problems that you find on your home's soffit and fascia areas while they are still small and before they have time to grow and further damage the wood. Read More 

Use These Tips For Successful Concrete Cutting

Cutting concrete with a saw blade for your home improvement projects can be a challenge. However, with attention to the following tips, you can make the process go smoothly and safely. Check for Necessary Permits Before you even touch the concrete, it is critical that you check with your local zoning and building offices, as you may need certain permits before you can start work. You may also need to dispose of concrete in a certain way. Read More 

Exposing Myths About Using Lumber Building Materials

If you are in the process of designing your new home, the type of materials that will be used is a critical decision to make. There are many different varieties of building materials that you can use for your home, and while wood is one of the more common, there are many people that believe some commonly spread myths about this option. By refuting the following myths about using wood as a building material for your home, you will have more of the information required for you to make sound choices for your home's needs. Read More 

The Natural Choice: Why You Should Deck Your Yurt With Railings Of Aluminum

Yurt owners generally place their round homes on decks and often install railings around part or all of the deck perimeter. While wood may seem like the obvious "natural" material to use for railings, there are 3 reasons why aluminum railings are a better choice. 1. Aluminum is stronger and more weather-proof than wood. Powder-coated aluminum railing components are engineered to exceed most local building codes, meaning they can stand up to heavy and frequent use by family and visitors. Read More