10
July

Many homeowners have the desire to tackle as many home improvement and repair projects as possible. Some do so in an effort to save money on repairs. Others do so because they simply enjoy taking a hands-on approach with their home. They want to pour their energy and sweat into their home to maintain and even improve its condition. When it comes to chimney repair, some repairs can be done by a homeowner. However, other repairs are best left to the professionals to ensure the safety of you and your family.

06
July

Most people rely on their hot water heater to provide them with warm or hot water on demand. This hot water may be used to wash hands in the sink, to bathe or shower with and more. This is a home appliance that you may not think much about but that you rely on multiple times per day. As with other types of appliances, however, your current hot water heater will eventually meet the end of its useful life. Some homeowners do opt to replace an existing hot water heater for a more energy efficient model or for a higher capacity model before it wears out. Whether you are being forced to replace a hot water heater that has gone kaput or you are opting to upgrade your hot water heater, you now need to make the decision about which model to buy.

Benefits of Vinyl Siding for Residential HomesInstalling vinyl siding provides many benefits to a home. Strong and durable, vinyl siding combines the longest life with the least amount of maintenance of any residential home siding option. Vinyl siding not only reduces maintenance costs, it increases energy efficiency and improves appearance, all of which not only adds value to a home, but will pay for the cost of installing the siding in just a few years. Able to withstand high winds, blazing sun and freezing temperatures, and available in an almost unlimited selection of colors, vinyl siding is an option every homeowner should at least consider.

Tips to Prevent a Fire at HomeNo one wants a house fire, but many people simply think it’s a matter of luck. Others don’t think about it at all. Fortunately, there are a few steps anyone can take to reduce the risk of damage from a house fire.

26
June

Why Choose Basement WaterproofingThere are many reasons why a homeowner should waterproof their basement that go beyond the fact that a damp or wet basement is uncomfortable and fairly unusable. A damp basement is the perfect growing environment for molds and fungi, which can badly affect pets and people who are allergic to them. Damp basements can also cause paint to peel and can rot wood. They can also warp walls, especially drywall, as well as floors and ceilings.