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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.

Slab Leaks: An Often Overlooked Cause Of Skyrocketing Water Bills

28 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When your water bills suddenly increase, the first thing you should do is ask yourself if there's a reasonable explanation. For instance, did you just fill the pool or add new lawn sprinklers last month? If you can't figure out a logical reason why your water bill has skyrocketed, then it's time to consider the possibility of a slab leak. What is a slab leak? A slab leak is a leak that occurs beneath the foundation slab of your home. Read More …

Live In A Flood-Prone Area? Here’s How To Protect Your Home And Family

28 March 2017
 Categories: , Blog

Living in a flood-prone area means that there's always risk of serious flooding and consequent water damage to your home. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make sure you're prepared and to optimize your home and family's protection overall. Consider using one or more of these tips and tricks: Having the Basement Waterproofed The most important thing you can to do protect your home and family from devastating floods is have the basement waterproofed by a professional flood prevention and protection company. Read More …

3 Tips For Renovating Your Child’s Room

28 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Your child's room serves as more than just a place for him or her to rest. The room is also used for studying, playing, and sometimes a respite from siblings. When renovating his or her room, it is important to keep comfort and functionality in mind. To help you plan a room your child will love, here are some tips to remember.   Opt for Built-In Shelving Your child likely has books, toys, and other knick knacks in his or her room. 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 …

Three Tips for Preventing Soil Erosion Around Your Home

28 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Preventing soil erosion is extremely important. Most people never give thought to their topsoil beyond the gardener who seeks to prepare his plot each spring. But soil erosion is a very real concern, with a Washington university geologist recently stating 1 percent of topsoil is being lost every year. As it takes at least 500 years for one inch of soil to form, the concern becomes more evident—topsoil is not a quickly renewable resource. 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.

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