Understanding Dry Rot And How It Can Affect You

27 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you own a home, there are numerous different issues that you could have to deal with at any given time. Some of these issues are well-known while others are less understood. One of the less understood issues that can occur in your home is a problem known as dry rot. In order to be sure that you are taking the best possible care of your home and dealing with any problems that occur as quickly and effectively as possible, get to know the important facts about dry rot, how it can affect you and, of course, the dry rot repair options available to you. Read More 

How To Replace Your Basement’s Failed Sump Pump

1 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your home's sump pump is not working and needs to be replaced, then you will be pleased to learn that this is a job any homeowner can easily complete. Even if you do not have plumbing experience, replacing a basement sump pump is a simple procedure. Follow these simple steps to replace your sump pump: Step 1: Remove all Power from the Failed Pump Before unplugging the broken sump pump, first, you need to turn off the power breaker to the area. Read More 

How to Remove Carpet for Wood Subfloors

7 November 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Removing carpet is a very exhausting job. If you don't have the right tools, it can be very time consuming. Also, if you aren't wearing the right clothes and protective gear, this job can be hard on your body. This article explains the best techniques for properly removing carpet from a wooden floor in preparation for a fresh carpet installation. Getting Tools You Need The most important tools for this job are a utility knife, a couple of chisels, hammers, pliers, and some flat-head screwdrivers. Read More 

What Drain Cleaning Mistakes Should You Look Out For?

24 October 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Depending on your level of expertise, cleaning a drain could be a simple task. However, there are many pitfalls that could lead to damage to your plumbing lines that could prove costly to repair. If you are planning to take on the drain cleaning in your home, here are some mistakes to avoid. Incorrectly Using the Snake The worst mistake you could make in your efforts to clean a drain is to incorrectly use the snake. Read More 

3 Decisions To Make When Choosing Your Shower Door

3 October 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to picking out a shower door for your home it is important that you choose one that is not only functional and durable, but also one that is going to be aesthetically pleasing in conjunction with the rest of your decor. In order to do this, you are going to want to look at all of your options and consider which ones you think are going to work the best for you. Read More