Does Your Roof Have Ugly Stains? Here’s What You Should Know About Removing Them

29 December 2014
 Categories: , Blog

If your roof has large dark areas, you may think your shingles are bad. However, it might just be algae growth. Algae can usually be removed from shingles, so the roof's appearance is restored. Removing the unsightly growth not only improves the appearance of your roof, it saves it from further destruction too. The algae eats away at the organic matter in the shingles, so if you don't clean it off, you may eventually need to replace the roof. Read More 

Should An Impact Driver Be Your Next Toolbox Addition?

18 December 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the more recent additions to the world of handheld power tools is the impact driver, but many have been hesitant to allow this modern wonder to replace their classic, and often beloved and ancient, cordless drill. To clear up some of the differences between them, and advantages and disadvantages to each, let's examine what separates the two similar tools. Advantages of Impact Drivers The impact driver is somewhere between a drill and a nail gun in that it uses a driving motion together with a rotational motion to drive screws far more efficiently than a cordless drill. Read More 

How To Repair Water Damaged Hardwood Floors

16 December 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Water damage can cause quite a bit of damage. Drywall, insulation, carpet padding, and sometimes carpeting needs to be replaced. Carpeting can sometimes be salvaged, as can your hardwood floors. They both need to be dried properly and quickly, in order to salvage them. See below for instructions on how to dry and repair water damaged hardwood floors. Dry Your Floors Your wood floors should be dried quickly in order to keep mildew and mold from growing. Read More