Repairing My Home

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 

How A Property Manager Saves You Money

Many landlords choose to manage their own property to maximize profits. However, this is a big mistake which can cost them a significant amount of money. A property manager has the expertise, experience, and resources that new landlords do not possess. The following are some major reasons why a property manager saves you money: Shorter Vacancy Length The more a property sits vacant, the more it costs to the landlord. In other words, landlords will make more money when the property remains least vacant. Read More 

Four Maintenance Tips to Keep Brick Looking Good and Avoid Costly Repairs or Restorations

While masonry is one of the most durable exterior finishes, it is not immune to damage and costly repairs. Good maintenance of your brickwork should include cleaning and inspecting materials for damage. Doing the right care for your masonry will also reduce wear, costly repairs and expensive restoration of materials. Here are some tips to help maintain your brick to keep it looking like new and avoid costly repairs. 1. Keeping Masonry Surfaces Clean to Prevent Fungi and Plant Growth Problems Read More 

Save On Your New AC Installation With These 4 Tips

Whether your home's existing air conditioning unit is on its last legs or you're simply looking to upgrade to something a little more efficient, having a new air conditioning unit installed can be a costly endeavor. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to go about saving money on this home improvement project. Ask About Off-Season Specials When most people start thinking about replacing their home's air conditioning unit, it's already well into the warmer spring or summer months. Read More 

Parceling Out Work In A Way That Makes Sense: How To Database Your Subcontractors

Sometimes a contract results in a lot more work than most general contractors can manage. If you have realized that you have bitten off more than you can chew, there are ways you can address this problem. The most common way is through subcontracting. A lot of general contractors either act as subcontractors, or they are looking for extra contractors to assist on a particular project. So how can you sort the proverbial wheat from the chaff? Read More