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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 Things To Do Before Building A Metal Building

Metal buildings provide an affordable option for landowners looking to add a structure to their property. Metal is a durable material that is capable of withstanding various weather conditions. Landowners like metal buildings because they can be built in a short period of time. The success of your metal building depends on the type of preparatory work you do before you order the building itself. Taking the time to prepare properly will guarantee the durability and function of your metal building well into the future. Read More 

Do High-Efficiency Furnaces Require Extra Maintenance?

High-efficiency furnaces make a simple promise: increased up-front costs in exchange for less energy usage and lower long-term operating costs. While these furnaces certainly use less energy, you may be wondering if they require additional maintenance throughout their lifespan. Fortunately, a high-efficiency furnace shouldn't cost more to maintain, but they do require some specialized maintenance. What Makes a High-Efficiency Furnace? To understand fuel efficiency, you'll need to become familiar with the concept of annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE). Read More 

What To Know About Basement Flooding And Waterproofing

Do you have water that gets into your basement and you want to do something about it? If so, you're likely looking into waterproofing your home. Here are some things you need to know about why basements flood and what can be done to prevent it. Why Basements Flood When your home was first built, it was necessary to dig a large hole below ground level to install the concrete foundation and footings. Read More