2017

2 Reasons To Choose A Metal Roof For Your Home

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If you are in the process of building a home and deciding what kind of roof you would like, or if you are redoing your roof on your current home, then you will likely realize just how many great roofing options there are for you to choose from. One excellent choice when it comes to your residential roof is going to be a metal roof. This is a solid roof that is made entirely out of metal and differs quite a bit from other forms of roofing.

17 May 2017

Is Your Patio Floor Uneven? 2 Ways To Level It Out

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Many concrete slabs are installed over soil and over time the soil shifts, which can cause the concrete to become uneven. If your patio floor is having this problem, you should get it fixed. Not only does this not look nice but it could also cause someone to get injured. Below are two ways to level it out.  Use a Professional You can hire a concrete contractor to level the concrete slab for you.

25 April 2017

3 Reasons To Choose Prefab Metal Buildings

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When a company or individual needs a metal building built, they may be on the fence about using a prefab metal building or having the building built from the ground up. In this day and age, prefabricated metal buildings offer a lot of advantages that can't be found when a metal building is completely constructed onsite. Some of the main benefits of choosing a prefab metal building for your next project includes:

25 April 2017

Custom Homes 101: 3 Tips For Creating A Functional Floor Plan

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Designing a custom home is an exciting — albeit stressful — experience. One of the most important decisions you'll need to make when building a custom home is the floor plan or layout. While standard floor plans work for many homeowners, others prefer to design it themselves. If you are wanting to design a floor plan that is all your own, keep these three tips in mind to ensure the design is successful:

25 April 2017

Efficiency And Reliability - Advantages Of Purchasing Pre-Engineered Structures

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While everyone dreams of building a home or business that meets their exact specifications, the actual process may feature more trepidation than anticipated. Custom designs can be fraught with complications and delays, and even when completed, you can find yourself dealing with issues that no one anticipated. Blazing new trails is fun, but selecting reliability is responsible. Below, you'll find a guide to some of the advantages of purchasing pre-engineered design build structures.

25 April 2017

Four Steps To Killing Mold Without Bleach After A Water Damage Incident

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A mold problem caused by water damage can be quite a nightmare to clean up. Although many homeowners' first instinct at the sight of mold is to douse it with bleach, bleach is actually only useful for killing things on a flat and non-porous surface. If you have mold growing on a wooden wall, the bleach will only kill the parts of the mold that are on the outside of the wall and will not extend into the wall to kill the roots of the mold.

19 April 2017

Is It Time To Go Back To The Tank?

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Tankless water heaters have become very popular due to their image as a power-conserving, water-conserving modern invention that will last longer than old, rusty tanks. In some respects, tankless water heaters really are good; they do conserve power, and they do last longer than your typical tank-style water heater. However, there are advantages to having a tank-style heater as well, and if you've been having issues with a tankless heater, it might be time to switch back or use a combination.

7 April 2017

Need To Build A Bridge On Your Agricultural Property? Factors To Consider

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If you have recently purchased a large plot of agricultural or ranch land that has yet to be developed properly, you may be simultaneously thrilled and nervous about everything that you have to do. If you have any large rivers or streams that cut through your property, though, one of your first priorities will likely need to be to build a bridge over that waterway to give yourself better access to your lands and maneuverability around your property.

24 March 2017

What to Expect When You Get a Home Energy Audit

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If your power bills are higher than your friends or neighbors, yet you still feel too hot or too cold in your home, then your house probably isn't very energy efficient. If you live in an older home, it could have single pane windows and inadequate insulation. Before you spend a lot of money on upgrades, it's best to have an energy audit so you know exactly what needs to be done.

24 March 2017

Things To Consider When Planning To Build A Screened-In Porch

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If you have decided that a screened-in porch would be the perfect addition to your home, you will want to make sure that you are carefully reviewing the following points. This way, you will have a better chance at ending up with a quality screened-in porch that you will be able to enjoy for many years. Carefully Consider The Placement Of The Door When you are building a screened-in porch, you will need a door that opens up to the yard.

16 March 2017