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Understanding The Difference Between Acrylic And Penetrating Concrete Sealers

9 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you have recently had a concrete driveway installed on your property, then you may understand that the concrete will be exposed to the elements. Over time, the concrete can develop stains, cracks, and other types of damage. Thankfully, a concrete driveway can last up to 50 years, but you want to take appropriate measures to ensure that wear and tear is minimized. Sealing is one such way to do this, and there are a variety of sealers that can be applied to the concrete. Read More …

Five Questions To Ponder When Painting The Interior Of Your Home

9 June 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Are you planning to paint the inside of your home? Whether your interior painting project includes painting one room or an entire house, you need to prepare beforehand so you will achieve the most satisfactory results. Before you commission the work, consider the following questions and the solutions that will bring results: 1. How Can You Avoid Choosing a Color You Are Not Happy With Later? Imagine this scenario: you buy two gallons of paint of a particular color, complete your painting job, then realize you made a wrong color choice. Read More …

First Summer In A Hurricane-Prone Area? What You Need To Know About Water Damage Cleanup After Hurricane Flooding

17 May 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you bought a home in a hurricane-prone area of the country over the winter, yet have never lived in an area prone to these natural disasters, then it is important to learn all you can about what to do not just before a hurricane is predicted to strike your area, but also after one strikes. Of course, you hope you never have to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane, but like with all natural disasters, it is better to be over-prepared than under-prepared. Read More …

How to Protect an Asphalt Driveway at Your Seasonal Cabin or Cottage

28 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you have a cabin or cottage that you use as a vacation home, then you know the importance of setting up systems to keep your property in good condition even when you're not there. This importance extends to the asphalt driveway that leads onto your property. When you're not there to observe it every day, you need to tape steps to keep in in good shape so it does not develop cracks or pot holes. Read More …

Is Your Metal Roof Rusting? Follow These Steps To Restore It

27 March 2017
 Categories: , Articles

Modern metal roofs are typically made from rust-resistant metal, or they are coated in a rust-proofing agent to keep them in good shape. But if you have a metal roof that was made several decades ago, you may notice rust beginning to appear on its surface. Luckily, this is a problem that is not as hard to address as you may imagine. Here are the steps you should follow to fight the rust and keep your roof in better shape. Read More …

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Working With Professional Contractors

I have never been much of a DIY-er, but when I moved into my first home, I decided to try my hand at a few projects. My ideas blew up in my face--badly. I found myself struggling to put wiring back together and to repair the lawn that I had butchered. Instead of trying to clean up the mess and make things right on my own, I contacted a team of professional contractors for help. They were amazing to work with. They went through and worked room by room to repair my mistakes, and it was really incredible to see the difference they made.