Repairing My Home

When Is Aluminum Siding Still A Good Choice?

These days, when you hear the word "siding," you may most immediately think of vinyl siding. Indeed, vinyl siding has become really popular because it is easy to install and doesn't require much maintenance. However, there's still plenty of siding made from aluminum, and sometimes, aluminum siding is still the best option for a home. Here are some situations in which aluminum siding may be a good choice. You live in an area where wildfires are a concern. Read More 

Preparing Your Home And Yard Before Replacing Your Roof

If you have been dealing with a leaking roof, you likely have a roofing company coming in to install a brand-new roof. However, if you wish to minimize cleanup and prevent possible damage from the installation of your new roof, you will want to complete the steps below before the roofers arrive to begin the install. Step #1: Cover Any Valuables That May Be Stored In Your Attic During the roof installation process, there will be a considerable amount of dust and debris that is shaken loose inside your attic from the workers walking on your roof and using hammers to install new shingles. Read More 

3 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Water Filter Systems

From cooking to drinking and cleaning, water has many uses, and you cannot do without it. Whether from a well or the municipal system, you should ensure the water being used in your home is safe. Keep in mind that many things can cause water contamination. Even for contaminant-free water, there is still the risk of excess amounts of minerals that can give water an odd taste. An excellent way to address all these water problems is by buying a water filter system. Read More 

Three Things You Should Know When You Need To Replace Your Heating System

Every homeowner will face the issue of replacing their heating system, and when the time comes to replace yours, there are a few things you should know, along with a few steps that you need to take in order to find the best replacement. You need the right size heating system for your home A new system will be more efficient than your old one, so this alone will save money on your utility bill. Read More 

Tips to Plan and Install an Asphalt Gravel Foundation

A new asphalt driveway or road on your property provides you clear and easy access for your property and your vehicles. But to get a long-lasting asphalt paved surface, you should start with a stable foundation made from compacted aggregate. Here are some tips to help you plan for and install an aggregate foundation for your asphalt pavement. Order the Aggregate When you are planning to pour a foundation for your asphalt, it needs to be made of compacted aggregate that will provide a stable base for the asphalt's flexible top layer. Read More