My husband and I wanted to add an addition to our home for years before we finally decided to act on the idea. However, we then realized that we desperately needed to update our kitchen, as well. Before we started the remodeling process, we prepared for what we expected: stress. We made sure we cleared our calendars and didn't have any other major commitments during the remodeling process. However, once we began planning the renovations, we quickly learned that we were actually having a lot of fun! The renovation process also went very smoothly and, now that the process is over, we both joke around that it feels "too quiet" in hear without the company of the contractors. I enjoyed t all so much I decided to start a blog to share my remodeling tips to help others who will soon be taking the plunge!
25 January 2016
As a homeowner or business owner who owns a private well and well pump, you probably know that it's your own responsibility to do quality control on your water supply. Whether you use your well water for drinking or not, its quality and level of contaminants can still significantly affect your life. For example, hard water can prevent your soap from foaming, turn the inside of your bathtub orange, and make all your glasses take on a dull, filmy appearance.
6 January 2016
Asphalt is porous, so it naturally absorbs water. During freeze/thaw cycles, moisture that has been absorbed into the asphalt can freeze and expand, causing the driveway to become cracked and pitted. Knowing how to protect your asphalt driveway in the winter can help you maintain your driveway for many years to come. How can you protect your asphalt driveway in winter? The most important thing you can do to protect your asphalt driveway in winter is to prevent it from absorbing water.
17 December 2015
If you have asphalt shingles on your home that need to be replaced, metal roofing can be a great durable choice of materials to use for your home. When it comes to metal roofing, there are many choices of materials for different needs and budgets. If you want an affordable solution, panels can be installed over your asphalt shingles. Here are some of the metal roofing solutions you may want to consider to replace your asphalt shingles:
30 November 2015
Concrete is an extremely durable material. Many people have it installed in their garage, basement, driveway and any number of other places around the home. While you might not expect it, concrete can end up cracking due to the elements or just not being durable enough to handle the normal wear and tear it is being put up against. Thankfully, concrete resurfacing allows you to restore your surface and get it looking as good as new in no time.
11 November 2015
So you've decided on a home improvement project that will add more space—a room addition. Room additions are an excellent method for increasing your internal living space. They can also accommodate the changes your lifestyle takes. Make the addition of a room to your home useful and attractive by following these tips: Bump Out The simplest method for adding space to a room is creating a "bump out" with bay windows.