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Will your family be expanding soon? Consider hiring a contractor to help you make necessary changes to your house.

What To Do When You Want Interior Brick Walls In Earthquake Country

10 February 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have just moved to a quake-prone section of the country from a non-quake-prone area, you are in for a new experience, to say the least. This is especially true if you're looking at houses to buy. Not only do you have to get used to occasional shaking, but you have to redo your concept of decorating and having a strong, sturdy home. If you are used to brick being one of the strongest materials available (maybe you came from a windy area where brick was king), now you have to get used to brick being one of the more dangerous materials available. Read More …

Three Important Jobs That Can Extend The Lifespan Of Your Roof

19 January 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

While it might not be something you spend much time looking at, the roof of your home serves as a valuable line of defense against weather elements that can cause considerable damage. As such, it's important to give some regular thought to your roof and, in particular, think about the jobs you can perform to keep the roof healthy and prolong its life. Hiring a roofing contractor to inspect your roof is ideal if you aren't able or willing to do the job yourself. Read More …

What Steps Should You Take To Maintain Your Sewer System After A Flood?

31 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your neighborhood has recently endured flooding following severe winter storms, you are probably anxious to assess the damage after waters recede. You may be relieved to find that your basement and carpets seem to remain untouched by flood waters. However, even if your home appears unscathed, your sewer pipes could be masking (or harboring) a potential future problem in the form of flood debris. Read on to learn more about what you'll need to do after a flood to ensure your sewer remains in good working condition Read More …

Asphalt Shingles Are A Very Common Roofing Material

14 December 2015
 Categories: , Blog

There is a variety of shingle choices that you could use on your roof. One very common kind is asphalt shingles. They have been used for decades. Part of the reason for that is that they are relatively easy to install, and tend be somewhat less expensive than some other choices. Asphalt shingles also have a very long lifespan, ranging from 15-50 years, depending on certain variables.  Asphalt Shingles The shingles themselves are constructed of a couple of parts. Read More …

How To Determine If Chemical Etching Is The Right Way To Refinish Your Kitchen Hardwood Floors

4 December 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Refinishing your kitchen hardwood floors can take a lot of time and effort if you go the traditional route and sand your floors down before applying a new finish. However, if you are looking for a faster way to refinish your hardwood floors, chemical etching may be the way to go. With chemical etching, you can refinish your kitchen hardwood floors in a day. However, chemical etching is not right for all hardwood floors. Read More …