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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5 Tips For Using Your Fireplace Safely

18 August 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

As the temperatures begin to drop and you find that your heating bills begin to rise, you might find yourself falling back on old faithful: your fireplace. Did you know, however, that fireplaces are one of the leading causes of house fires? It's true. This is not to say that you should not use your fireplace. It just means that when you do use your fireplace, you should keep a few tips in mind to ensure  you are using it safely, preventing any accident. Read More …

Six Signs A Tankless Water Heater Is The Right Option For Your Home

31 July 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Need to buy a new water heater and wondering if you should opt for a tankless one? While these innovative hot water heaters are not for everyone, theY are the best choice for many families. If any of these statements apply to you, that is a sign you should buy a tankless hot water heater: 1. You can afford to spend extra money on a tankless heater Tankless hot water heaters cost more than their water-holding counterparts, and if you only have enough cash or credit on hand to buy a conventional water heater, it may be impossible for you to get a tankless heater. Read More …

Improving Quality And Productivity: 3 Stud Welding Machine Features To Prevent Poor Assemblies

16 July 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Instead of using through-hole procedures to drill fasteners onto a base metal, many welders rely on stud welding machines to fuse fasteners with the metal. Stud welding machines are not only efficient, as it takes less than 0.01 seconds to weld the fasteners to the metal, but also practical, as they reduce operating costs. There are many stud welding machines on the market. Look for these 3 features in order to avoid poor quality work. Read More …

What You Need To Know About Rounding-Off Sharp Edges And Corners On Concrete Steps

30 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

 Concrete steps on patios and porches are a durable, affordable option for homeowners seeking to upgrade entryways into their homes. However, unfinished concrete, especially if it is poured on-site using forms, can have sharp edges and corners; these are potential safety hazards if someone trips or falls into them as they can cause serious lacerations. The good news is that removing these dangerously-sharp edges and corners is not difficult and can be accomplished by the average do-it-yourself homeowner. Read More …

Light Up Your Life With A Homemade Inspirational Lamp - No Wiring Or Drilling Required!

15 June 2015
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Nearly everyone uses lamps for reading or adding ambiance to the room. If you are like most people, you probably use a commercial lamp from a retail store and have never made a lamp of your own. This project teaches you how to make your own inspirational lamp that is safe to assemble and use in your home. Supplies: Bottle Lamp Kit Large Liquor or Wine Bottle Old Magazines Scissors Craft Glue Fixative Spray Tweezers (optional) Paper Plate Instructions Read More …