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building a home addition - what you should know

When building an addition to an existing home, many things can go wrong. If you don't know what you are doing, the addition may not be structurally sound, it may leak water and the electrical system could put the entire home at risk of a fire. When I added two bedrooms to the back of my house, I thought that it was going to be an easy project that could be completed in no time. Little did I know that there is a lot of planning that goes into this type of project. This blog will show you what you need to know before you begin building an addition.


Ways To Stay Cool While Your Air Conditioning Is Being Fixed

If you're like most people, you have come to rely on the comfort an air conditioner brings during hot summer months. Many businesses can't live without their air conditioner! So when your A/C unit breaks, the heat can seem unbearable in comparison. When you call your HVAC technician, it may take them a few hours or even days to get parts and complete the work to repair your A/C. In the meantime, how can you stay cool? Read More 

How To Prevent Roofing Leaks

Most people wait for leaks to develop before they begin checking and maintaining their roof. However, doing this opens up the possibility of water damage and mold and mildew growth. By taking proper steps to ensure that leaks don't develop in your roof, you can save yourself a great deal of time, money, and frustration with just a few basic activities. Clean the Gutters The gutters are your roof's sewage system; they drain away all the water to a safe distance away from your house. Read More 

Prevent Water Damage In Your Unoccupied Vacation Rental Home This Winter

If you have a vacation rental property that is not currently occupied, you need to make sure that your vacation property is secure in order to prevent water damage throughout the winter. Schedule a day this fall to go out to your property and secure it for the winter. Here are a few things you need to do to prevent water damage from occurring while you are securing your property for the off-season. Read More 

3 Services a Roofer Can Do to Improve Your Home

As a homeowner, your biggest worry is likely facing costly home damages. Home damages are a nightmare to deal with, as they are usually both expensive and inconvenient. With the winter season coming soon, you will definitely want to avoid home damages, especially around the holiday season. To ensure your home stays in great condition, you may want to consider investing in roof services. Roof services are a great way to keep your home safe and dry this upcoming winter, so to help avoid potential home damages, be sure to receive services like these: Read More 

Top Reasons To Hire A Home Remodeling Contractor

Even if you have become rather handy over the years, you might still want to hire a professional contractor for your next home remodeling project. To understand just why that might be so important to you, you will want to make sure that you are checking out the following reasons. They Can Help With The Confusing Permits Not all home remodeling projects will require you to obtain a permit through your local town authority office. Read More