Two Reasons Why You Should Have Your Driveway Repaved By The Professionals

If you've been looking at your driveway and noticing that it's starting to look a bit haggard, you know that you'll need to have it repaved soon.  There could be weeds shooting up through the surface of the driveway material, or the asphalt might be marred by stains from years of oil leaks from your car.  Although you may be thinking about making the repaving a do-it-yourself job, it may be a better idea for you to leave it to the professionals. Read More 

Simple Home Lighting Repairs That Save You Money And Energy

There are many different electrical repairs that you may need to do in your home. Some of the repairs can help to save you money and reduce your electricity bills. You want to be able to do things like change lighting fixtures or install simple lighting solutions. Here are some of the lighting repairs that you may want to do to save money and reduce your electricity bills: 1.Installing Solar Powered Solutions for Exteriors and Landscaping Read More 

Which Home Renovations Could Hurt The Selling Price?

One of the biggest misconceptions about home renovations is that they automatically add value to a home. Although there are some renovations that do, there are also some that do not. In fact, it is possible for a renovation to lead to a decrease in your home's value. If you are thinking of selling your home in the future, knowing which renovations could hurt your home's selling price is important. Here are just a few. Read More 

Improving The Effectiveness Of A Flat Roof’s Drainage System

While flat roofs are easy to install and maintain, they are susceptible to water pooling. This is something that decreases the lifespan of these roofs, as water pools usually accelerate the rate at which the roof and its fasteners deteriorate. Add this to the fact that water accumulation on the roof increases the overall weight bearing down on the roof's structure, and you have a perfect recipe for a roof that needs constant repair. Read More 

Should You Use Reclaimed Lumber for Your Sunroom?

With the price of lumber continuing to rise since the Great Recession, those planning to construct a sunroom before summer arrives in full force may be looking for some money-saving methods—including the use of recycled or reclaimed lumber in place of freshly-cut lumber. If you have access to a large quantity of old barn wood (or even a disassembled pool deck), you may be able to build a sunroom for only the cost of screws and other finishing touches. Read More