Your floors are an often overlooked but very important part of your home. Dirty, tattered, outdated or ugly floors can make your home look far less attractive and valuable than it may be. In contrast, beautiful and well kept floors give your home a special sparkle. It is especially important to pay attention to your flooring if you are thinking about selling your home. By installing clean and beautiful new floors, you can increase the value of your home far more than the cost of your flooring. My background as a real estate agent has taught me what potential buyers want in floors, and now I'm going to teach you. Make your home all it can be with floors that say your home is the best.
14 December 2016
If you recently purchased a home with a fireplace, then it is vital that you know how to properly care for it. While you might believe that all you need to do is burn wood and enjoy its heat, the reality is that your fireplace and its chimney require regular maintenance and inspections to ensure that they are working properly. To this end, follow each of these tips to keep your family warm and safe this winter while burning wood in your new home's fireplace:
23 November 2016
Nearly everything you do in your home involves a dependence on the electrical system. Even with that being said, it's also one of the most ignored areas. Unfortunately, some people don't reach out to an electrical professional until they are experiencing a major issue with their system. Don't make this mistake. There are a number of seemingly minor signs that could warn you of a larger problem to come. Learn how to recognize these signs to protect your home.
12 October 2016
If you are about to have the insulation in your lab or factory replaced, you may have heard that the insulation should be treated as hazardous waste. This can come as a surprise given that it's been sitting in your building's walls for years without a problem. However, the label is not due to the insulation itself, but rather to what the insulation could release as you remove it from the walls.
12 October 2016
If you looking to downsize from your condo or traditional home into a smaller space, then a tiny home may be for you. Since a tiny home is restrictive on the amount of space that you can have, it is often recommended to customize and build the home on your own. This will allow you to build a home that fits on your living needs. While a tiny home can save you the hassle of dealing with excess space, the location you choose to build your home in can play a role in how smooth the process goes.
27 September 2016
When you're planning on fixing up a problem with your roof by yourself, getting all the right building materials shouldn't be your only concern. Since anything from a broken leg to a broken neck is a definite possibility if you fall off your roof, making any compromises when it comes to roof safety is absolutely senseless. To protect yourself, check out these three tools to get that will help you to stay safe on your rooftop at all times.