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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.


3 Reasons A Store-Bought Plumber’s Snake Doesn’t Measure Up To Professional Drain Cleaning Services

You can buy a plumber's snake at just about any home improvement store, but these basic handheld tools do not fare well in a lot of drain cleaning situations. Here is a look at a few reasons why the plumber's snake rarely measures up to professional drain cleaning services.  Plumber's snakes can only reach so far into a drain.  You can find plumbing snakes that are quite a few feet long, but it is rare to find one of these snakes that will reach entirely through the length of a drain. Read More 

The Benefits Of Using Plastic Floating Docks

If you are looking to construct a new dock or replace an old one, one of the decisions that you will have to make is what material to construct the dock out of. Traditionally, docks have been constructed out of wood. However, these days, docks can be made from other materials, including aluminum or plastic. Here are a few of the benefits associated with plastic floating docks.  Plastic Docks are Slip Resistant Read More 

Eager To Update Your New Bathroom? 3 Features To Prioritize

After purchasing a home and moving in, you may find that, while a lot of the home is new to you, some of the spaces can feel quite dated. Instead of being frustrated with the appearance of some of the rooms in your home, it's smart to decide on exactly what features are going to be most beneficial for you and your priorities. If the bathroom looks especially dated, you can take your time to look for features that you can add to the bathroom, so that it feels updated and will be a better fit for your needs. Read More 

How Chimney Cleaning Services Protect Your Home During The Cleaning Process

For many people, the term "chimney sweep" brings to mind something out of Dickens or Disney, with soot-covered workers and lots of dust -- or it brings to mind accidental releases of powdery black soot into a living room. These are not what reality is like. There is a lot of dust involved in cleaning out a chimney, but cleaning services take pains to keep your home tidy and to contain the creosote and soot that have built up inside the chimney. Read More 

The Pros Of Joining A Union As A Welding Contractor

Working as a welding contractor can be rewarding, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges. You'll be much better off joining a union as a welding contractor. Union membership typically comes with the following advantages: Higher Wages  Every welding contractor wants better wages -- this is particularly true if you've worked in this industry for decades. Unfortunately, getting better pay can be difficult as a single entity. That's where joining a union can be beneficial to your welding career. Read More