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  • What Can You Do About Ugly Siding?

    30 May 2018

    You are probably looking to buy a home but the siding is discouraging. Or maybe it's your own home. Over time, your siding has become an eyesore. It probably looks faded. Some pieces may be curled, flaking or falling off. Worse, grass algae and other plants could be growing on it. A pleasant exterior will improve your home's curb appeal and will make you look forward to spending time at home and entertaining.

  • The Benefits Of Having A Sump Pump Installed

    8 April 2018

    More and more people are starting to see the benefits that come from having a sump pump installation completed in their basement. If you have not yet made arrangements for the sump pump to be installed in your basement, you might want to consider doing that soon. Should you find that you are not yet sure if this is something that you would truly benefit from, you will want to check out the following points.

  • Why You Need A Storm Damage Assessment Before Getting The Roof Repaired

    25 February 2018

    Considerable damage to a home can happen during a storm. Weather storms often come with water and violent winds, which will lead to roof damage and damage to the exterior of the home. If a major storm front has gone through your town, you may be tempted to get started with repairing the damage immediately. While it is important for you to get your home's exterior repaired, especially your roof, you will need the proper information before you attempt to get it repaired.

  • Purchasing A Home With Foundation Problems: Three Things To Consider

    17 January 2018

    When shopping for a home, you want to be aware of all potential problems before closing. One issue that you may find is damage to the foundation of the home. Depending on your budget, the extent of the damage, and your willingness to have repairs performed, you may still want to purchase the home. Here are some things to take into consideration as you look for a home to purchase.

  • Using A Vapor Barrier To Protect Against Centipedes

    8 December 2017

    Nobody wants pests in their home, particularly aggressive ones like your centipedes. Keeping them out of your home often requires installing something like a vapor barrier in your basement. This simple step can keep your home from this damaging pest. Why Do Centipedes Enjoy Living In Basements? Centipedes are frightening-looking pests that often end up living in a home's basement. That's because it's easier for them to find a way inside of a home here.

  • Rotting Attic Insulation? What This Really Means, How This Happens, And What To Do Next

    5 November 2017

    Let it be said; rotting insulation is nearly impossible. In fact, unless you have insulation that is over seventy years old, there is no way for insulation to rot. It is made of spun sand and bits of glass, which do not rot. However, there are other things that can happen around the insulation to make it appear rotten. If you spot rot in some of your attic insulation, here is what this means, how it happens, and what to do next:

  • Florida's Native Grasses Control Erosion Beautifully In Sloping Yards

    7 August 2017

    The Florida landscape is largely flat, but in North Florida, you will find areas with rolling hills. If your North Florida yard slopes, planting it requires more than just sticking some plants in the ground. Florida's soil and climate present a few special problems and native grasses provide a perfect solution. Planning Erosion Control Florida's soil is largely sand, and on a slope, that can make erosion control challenging. If your slope is steep enough, you may consider terracing to not only stop erosion but to create usable space.

  • Building A Home That Is Great For Parties

    17 July 2017

    You may find that your old home just wasn't that great for entertaining. There was just something missing that made you want to visit a different friend's home. If that was the case, and you are building a new house with a custom home builder--like David James Custom Homes--it is best to take the entertainment factor into consideration when building. Create A Good Flow One of the concerns is the amount of room that you have to throw a party.

  • Your Guide To Choosing And Using The Right Asphalt For Your Driveway And The Roads To It

    21 February 2017

    If you own some land in a rural area and the dust and grit of your driveway is frustrating to live with, it is time to consider the use of asphalt for the problem areas. Therefore, you are likely to find the following details about two different types of asphalt currently available to be quite useful. Cold Mix Asphalt For Your Driveway If you use your driveway as most people do and it is not subjected to constant use by particularly heavy vehicles or similarly weighted pieces of machinery, cold mix asphalt could be the perfect choice for your needs.

  • Bathroom Remodeling And The Plumbing Improvements To Update Your Home

    19 January 2017

    If your home needs renovations, the bathroom is one area where an investment will benefit you and the value of your home. In addition to making your bathroom more modern, plumbing improvements are also a major part of these types of renovations. Improving plumbing when remodeling your bathroom helps conserve energy and water, saving you money. Here are some of the plumbing and energy improvements you should consider for your bathroom remodeling project: