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  • Evaluating Potential New Homes

    7 August 2020

    When a person is in the market to buy a home, they will have a number of important decisions that they will have to make. One of the most important decisions can be whether to opt for a newly built home or one that has potentially existed for decades or longer. Here are some factors to consider when evaluating new homes for sale. Appreciate the Protection a Builder's Warranty Can Provide

  • 3 Reasons Property Managers Should Completely Remove Asbestos From Commercial Buildings

    22 June 2020

    Commercial properties were commonly built with asbestos-containing materials — asbestos is fire-resistant and provides extra durability for material like insulation, floor tile, and drywall. Unfortunately, its health risks were only discovered later. Many property managers now own buildings containing asbestos, and there are special regulations regarding its management due to the health risk that it poses. If your building contains asbestos, you don't necessarily have to remove it. Asbestos is only dangerous when its fibers are released into the air, so many building owners choose to simply manage it in place and avoid disturbing it rather than removing it.

  • What To Test A Well For

    28 April 2020

    Water wells should be checked periodically to ensure that the system is functioning properly, and the quality of the water is good. If you own a home that relies on well water, here are several different items to test the well system for. Inspect the Mechanical Components The mechanical components of a well system should be inspected regularly to ensure that they're in proper working order. Any issues that are noticed will be far easier to fix if you catch them before they become major problems, and minor issues can be fixed during normal business hours.

  • Giving Parents A Space In Your Custom Home: What To Look For In A Mother-In-Law Suite

    9 March 2020

    Adding a mother-in-law suite to your custom home can be a great way to give your parents a place to stay when they are in town. The suite can also be used as an alternative to a nursing home or assisted living facility. When choosing a floor plan, there are several things to take into consideration. Use the following guide to help determine the layout and features that make the most sense for your new home.

  • Types Of Tree Trimming

    12 December 2019

    There are various types of tree trimming, each serving different purposes. Here are some of the most common types of tree trimming. Crown Thinning Crown thinning is the process of removing selected branches to reduce the density of foliage. Crown thinning reduces the weight of the crown, which may be necessary if the tree is weak and can easily be damaged by wind. Crown thinning allows air and water to penetrate the crown so that every part of the tree can absorb them.

  • 3 Different Types Of Hurricane Shutters To Protect Your Home

    9 November 2019

    When you live somewhere where hurricanes are just a normal part of life, you need to make sure you protect your windows with hurricane or storm shutters. In a storm with high winds, your windows are one of the most vulnerable parts of your home. When your windows are shut, they help stabilize the pressure in your home and protect your home from damage. When a window is broken during a tropical storm or hurricane, rain and debris can enter your home, as well as the strong winds, which can cause even more windows to break and more damage to your home.

  • Why It Might Be Best To Hire A Fencing Company To Install Your New Fence

    1 October 2019

    Whether you are planning to put in a new fence around your home or your business, you might have thought that it is something that you can do on your own. Sure, there are a lot of online videos that can give you tips, but there are plenty of reasons why this type of task is better left to the professionals. To help you better understand why you will want to hire a fencing company, you will want to continue reading.

  • Updating Your Kitchen? Tips To Help You Choose The Best Cabinets For Your Kitchen

    23 August 2019

    If you are updating your kitchen, one thing that can make a big difference in the way your kitchen looks is to replace the cabinets with new ones. When it comes to cabinets you will find many types, which can make it difficult to choose. To help you make the best choice, below are three types you will find so you can get your new cabinets installed in your kitchen.

  • Two Reasons Why It's Time To Update Your Windows

    11 July 2019

    Maintaining your home is a lot of responsibility. Cleaning everything up on a daily or weekly basis is one thing. However, you also have to think about the very structure of the property itself. Your home will deteriorate, if you don't make necessary repairs, and sometimes it's better to do a complete replacement job. The windows in your house are very significant and if you want to be certain that they are up to par, it might just be time to take the old ones out in favor of newer models.

  • 3 Common Fireplace Repairs That Homeowners Need To Be Aware Of

    30 May 2019

    A fireplace can add a lot of visual interest to a room and also provide a great source of heat during the winter months. If you live in a home with a fireplace, you are sure to enjoy it, but you will also need to note that fireplaces need maintenance and from time to time fireplace repairs will be necessary. As a homeowner, it is important to not overlook your fireplace-- if there are any problems, they should be repaired as soon as possible.