Repairing My Home

Upgrades That Will Make Your Basement User Friendly And Appealing

Your home's basement may have seemed as the perfect spot to stow away your extra gardening tools and household goods, when you first moved into your residence. Now that you are settled and have been residing in your home for several years, the prospect of turning your basement into a recreational and relaxation retreat may have crossed your mind. Interior remodeling begins with a vision and a plan to execute a series of upgrades that will furnish you with results that are both accommodating and visually appealing. Read More 

What To Consider Before A Deck Installation Project

Taking on a deck installation project isn't as simple as describing your plans to a contractor. There are some things you'll want to consider before you get a job rolling, so here is a look at three items that should be on your checklist. Measurements It's wise to grab some stakes and a ton of string to map out where your deck will go. Create a plan on grid paper, using each square to represent one square-foot of area. Read More 

Assessing The Problems With Plumbing Drains To Find The Cause Of Blockage And Clear Lines

The plumbing drains in your home can be clogged due to many different problems, such as grime in the kitchen or hair in the bathroom drain. They can also be clogged due to issues with the main drain line, such as problems with roots or decaying pipes. No matter what the reason for the blockage is, you want to find out what is causing the problem to clear the drain lines. Read More 

5 Questions To Ask The Contractor Before The Home Expansion Project Begins

Hiring a contractor to help you build onto your home is exciting, but there are also certain questions you should be asking before the project ever begins. Take a look at a few important questions you should ask the general contractor so you are better prepared for the big changes fixing to happen.  What will the new square footage be after the project is done? This question is important for several reasons. Read More 

How Important Is It To Check Your Roof For Storm Damage?

The period after a storm has passed is not to be used to relax and take a sigh of relief. This is when most prudent homeowners will get on top of their roofs and start analyzing the damage that the storm did. Although it's tempting to take a moment to relax after surviving a storm, the reality is that there will be other storms. Additionally, even if there are no more storms to worry about in the near future, you could still find yourself in trouble if there's a slight drizzle. Read More