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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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:
29 December 2016
If you own a business that has a parking garage, or if you are otherwise in charge of caring for a parking garage, then you know just how important it is to keep it clean. Just as with any other area where people park, you are going to have spills, whether they be drink and food related, or if they are vehicle fluids, such as gasoline, oil, etc. They are also going to have a great deal of other kinds of debris, such as dirt, rocks, leaves, and other random trash that people leave behind.
29 December 2016
New homes are brand new builds that have never been lived in before. There are plenty of reasons to choose a new home over an existing home. In fact just over half of all home buyers prefer new homes to existing ones. However, newly constructed homes come at a cost. New homes for sale can go for up to 20 percent more than a similar home that has already been built.
6 December 2016
Although patios have been used for family gatherings in the past, they were not exactly seen as a sanctuary. Today's patios are a bit different. With the right design, your patio can be your own little oasis in your backyard. One popular material that is used for building those patios are pavers. If you are planning to use pavers, here are some tips to make sure your patio lives up to your dreams.