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Are you interested in fixing up your house? Learn whether DIY projects or hiring a professional contractor is right for you.

3 Reasons A Chimney Might Leak

26 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Having fireplaces in the home serves as an asset when you want an additional heating source. Chimneys play a critical role in venting the smoke produced by a burning fire safely out of your home. While chimneys play an important role, then can also serve as a source of stress when they start to leak. If you have noticed water coming into your home through its chimneys, here are three potential places you might want to look in order to identify the source of the leak. Read More …

Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire: Creating A Fire With Less Smoke

24 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The best wood fires create less smoke, soot, and particulates, which is better for your chimney. How you choose and store firewood is just as important as the way you place the logs to create less smoke. Let's take a look at how to accomplish this. Be Choosey Not all firewood is created equal, but all firewood contains water.  The best firewood is well seasoned, meaning the moisture content is below 25%. Read More …

3 Things To Do To Get Ready For Painters

24 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have decided to have a painting contractor come out and paint the outside of your house, there are a few things that you can do to make sure that everything is ready for them so that they don't have to do a lot of work before they get to the actual work.  Mow Your Grass You may not think that mowing your grass is a good way to prep for a painter, but there are a few good reasons that it is. Read More …

Consider A Polished Concrete Floor

24 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you are building a home, you have so many different options for flooring in your home. You have the normal carpet, tile, hardwood, laminate, and others. Each different floor type has advantages and disadvantages. This article is going to address a type of flooring that you may not have considered before: concrete. You may be thinking to yourself that concrete is for outside, but you may have not given concrete the credit that it deserves. Read More …

Yay For Gray: Three Reasons To Paint Your Home’s Exterior Gray

24 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Sometimes a change can do you good. If the paint on the outside of your house is peeling, you may need to start sprucing up the exterior of your home. If you are looking for a brand-new shade to color your home, you should consider gray. Here are three reasons why gray is the new beautiful when it comes to the outside paint of your home.  It's a sophisticated neutral Read More …

About Me
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.

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