Decks can be an excellent way to add value and functionality to your home, but they are a significant investment. Additionally, adding a deck to an existing home can alter its appearance and lead to issues if the new deck isn't attached correctly. Converting an existing feature into a deck can sometimes be a more cost-effective option, and it may also help create a more seamless appearance. While you can add a deck to any home, here are two options for conversions that will allow you to upgrade your home while making the most of what you already have.
28 December 2020
The condition of your roof is an important element of maintaining your home's value and condition. Without a solid, well-built and durable roof, your home and its interior will be exposed to a great number of different variables that will damage and destroy it. Here are some recommendations you can take to check and maintain your roof this fall season, just in time for winter. Check Roof Ventilation With winter approaching, one of the necessary qualities you will want for your roof to have is good ventilation through the attic.
4 November 2020
Adding an outdoor athletic court to your property can be an exciting decision for any family that is active. From the minute that you decide to move forward with this idea, your family members will likely be evaluating the merits of each type of court. For example, a daughter who loves tennis might advocate for a tennis court, while a son who is into basketball would understandably hope for a basketball surface.
14 September 2020
If you have a water well on your property and if you and your family members rely on that water well for your water supply, then you need to watch out for signs that you might need to have repairs done. After all, hopefully, your water well will function for a long time to come without having to be repaired. However, at some point or another, repairs might have to be done, and you'll probably want to take care of them as soon as you can.
27 July 2020
Building a deck outside your home is a great way to extend your living space outside and create a place for the family to gather in the sun and fresh air. Most people want a functional deck that does not require a lot of maintenance, and vinyl decking is one option you may want to consider. Planning Your Deck Before you start building your deck, it is essential to determine what size the deck will be, its position, and where things like steps will be on the deck.
3 June 2020
When you make plans for a custom home, your laundry room may not be the first order of business. However, you should give it some thought. The room is an important space. Depending on the size of your family, you or your partner may spend a lot of time there. It may even become a family affair. An important consideration is the location of the laundry room. Brainstorm Laundry Needs
14 April 2020
If you have a damaged chainlink fence, it is something that you can repair yourself if you are handy with tools. Safety Equipment Before you get started, you want to make sure that you are being as safe as possible, and that means equipping yourself properly. You need to make sure that you are protecting your eyes and hands, at the very least. So, make sure to wear safety glasses, even if you already have glasses.
24 February 2020
If you live in an area that is prone to getting hurricanes, or simply has a high chance of getting them, you will want to make sure that you are doing everything you can to protect your home. You will want to take proactive steps long before the warning of an approaching hurricane. Here are some of the things that you can do to prepare your home for the possibility of a hurricane:
20 December 2019
Years ago, if you wanted to build a home, you would have to separately contract with a few different people: an architect to draw the plans, a builder to actually build the house, and maybe even a few carpenters and landscaping experts to put the aesthetic finishing touches on the space. Some people today still take this approach — but most are now opting to hire a design-build company instead.
14 November 2019
Have you recently tried to turn on the heat in your home only to find out that it's still cold inside? Are you convinced that you need a new boiler system to replace the one you have right now? While it's possible that you do indeed need a new boiler, there's also a good chance that you may be able to get the one you have right now repaired. Even though a boiler might seem broken at first glance, there are things that should be checked out by a professional before you give up and have a new boiler installed.
9 October 2019