2 Ways To Prolong The Life Of Your Automatic Garage Door Opener

You begin your morning commute the same way every day—by opening your garage door and pulling your vehicle out of your garage. For this reason, it's necessary that you take time to ensure that your garage door assembly is properly maintained. One of the most fragile components of your door assembly is your automatic opener. To ensure that your automatic opener lasts as long as possible, perform these maintenance tasks: Read More 

How To Build A Raccoon-Proof Fence For Your Garden

Raccoons look like tiny bandits with their black masks. If you have ever tried to grow sweet corn, then you already know they live up to their stereotype as bandits ready to raid your garden at night. These creatures seem to have a sixth sense for when the corn is ripe and flock to the garden to devour your fresh corn. Although they sometimes alert you to their presence when they make a trial run to test the corn, they often swoop in under the cover of night and destroy the corn patch before you even know they are there. Read More 

3 Reasons You Will Need A Well-Functioning Water Heater This Winter

The freezing temperatures this winter might bring you chapped skin and numb fingers when you are outdoors, but you shouldn't have to be cold when you are indoors. Here are three reasons you need a working water heater to make your winter a much warmer experience. Floor Radiant Heat Using your hot water heater to heat the radiant heat tubes in your home's floor is a great way to heat your home. Read More 

3 Tips For Planing Your Next Roofing Project

Roofing maintenance and replacement is one of those projects that homeowners often attempt to do themselves. While at first glance a roofing project seems easy to do, it takes some planning and preparation to make sure the job goes smoothly. Keep reading to learn a few tips on how to properly and thoroughly plan out your next roofing project: Check Local Building Codes Before you do anything, you need to visit your town hall or city hall and obtain the current building codes that pertain to roofing. Read More 

5 Reasons Your Garage Door May Not Open

When you have a manual garage door, you don't have to worry about motor malfunctions, however, they can be difficult to raise and lower, especially if your have health problems such as chronic pain. While electric overhead doors make it easier to get in and out of your garage, they may malfunction. Although there are certain things you can do yourself that will restore your door to its proper working order, you may need to call a garage door repair professional to diagnose the problem. Read More