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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.

Identifying Electrical Fire Hazards In Your Home

26 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Your home should be a safe haven where friends and family can seek relief from the stress of the world. The last thing you want is for your home to become a dangerous place. Thanks to the increase in electrical devices populating modern homes, the risk of electrical fires are something that homeowners need to be aware of. Here are three tips that you can use to help identify potential electrical fire hazards within your home in order to increase safety in the future. Read More …

Got A Septic Tank? 2 Tips To Take Care Of It This Spring

26 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have a septic tank, not taking proper care of it can result in a big mess inside your home, such as overflowing toilets that leave a lot of contaminated water on your bathroom floor. Now that spring has arrived, you will be doing much more outside. There are some things that you could do that could harm your septic tank. Below are two of these things so you will not do them and keep your septic tank working properly. Read More …

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 …

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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