Choosing the Right Construction Projects for Your Home

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Choosing the Right Construction Projects for Your Home

As a homeowner, it can seem almost impossible to determine which construction projects will benefit your household and increase your property value, and which will end up being a regret that can't be undone. If you aren't sure which types of home improvement projects to invest in, you've come to the right place! This blog offers advice about a wide variety of construction projects that you may be thinking about completing. Learn what the financial and lifestyle benefits are for popular contruction projects, and which you'd be better off overlooking if you expect to receive a return on your investment when all is said and done. Check back often, as we publish new construction project topics on a regular basis.

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Protect Your Home From Winter Weather Wear And Tear With These Prep Steps

17 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

The winter months offer a perfect opportunity to cozy up in front of the fireplace and to be a little lazier than during the active summer months of the year. But to maintain a warm and comfortable atmosphere, it is important to protect your home from the wear and tear of winter weather. Here are four effective prep steps that will help you to do just that: Make Your Ceiling Fans Move Clockwise Read More …

5 Lessons Camping Can Teach You About Your Household Plumbing

17 November 2014
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Do you think it is time to learn how to do some basic plumbing repairs on your own? That's great, because every homeowner or renter should be able to at least shut off their water supply in an emergency and complete basic repairs such as unclogging drains. If you really want to understand your home plumbing though, you should put down your wrench and leave your house for a couple of days. Read More …

How To Keep Your Holiday Lights From Tripping Your Electric Furnace

17 November 2014
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If your electric furnace turns off every time you plug in your holiday lights, you may want to have an electrician inspect your home. An electric furnace uses a great deal of energy to force hot air throughout your home. When you place high-wattage seasonal lights on the inside and outside of your home, they can also use up electricity. An electrician can troubleshoot the disruptions by testing the wiring inside your home's walls, electrical outlets and circuit breakers to see if your home has enough power to support the lights and furnace at the same time. Read More …

2 Air-Related Issues That Reduce Your Furnace’s Heat Production

17 November 2014
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The upcoming winter months aren't going to be comfortable. Depending on your local climate, the winter season may even turn your home into an ice box. To prevent this, your gas furnace must be able to produce as much heat as possible. However, if your furnace hasn't been maintained, then it likely won't be able to output enough heat to keep your home warm. Perform these maintenance tasks to ensure your furnace keeps your home warm throughout the winter: Read More …

Looking For New Siding? Tips For Installing Stone Face Siding On Your Home

17 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

If you're looking for a way to give your home the look of stone without the cost of installing a full stone exterior, consider investing in stone facing for your siding instead. Stone facing resembles real stone, but is a fraction of the weight and the price. Here are some tips to help you install stone face siding on your home so you can enjoy the dimension and texture of the new surface with the satisfaction that you got the job done on your own. Read More …