Roof Issues Common During The Winter Months
31 December 2018
A residential roof is under a lot of stress year round, but the winter months can be particularly problematic. Rain, ice, snow, and wind can all take their toll on a roof, so if you are a homeowner, it is important to pay close attention to your roof during the winter months and make repairs promptly to help prevent extensive damage that can be quite costly to have fixed when spring arrives.
Chimney Safety? What Wood Burning Homeowners Should Know
4 December 2018
Many homeowners across the nation have begun to consider adding a wood stove or wood-burning fireplace as a supplemental heat source to their home. For some, the reasoning is to have another way of supplying heat during power outages that prevent their home's HVAC systems from functioning. Others are trying to fight back against the rising costs of propane, natural gas, electricity, and heating oil.
But using wood to supply heat for your home must be done safely to prevent the risk of a fire.
A Look At The Best Roofing Material Attributes For Commercial High-Rise Buildings
29 October 2018
Being the owner of a commercial building that is a high-rise means you have a few extra things to think about where building maintenance is concerned. One of those considerations that will likely come up throughout your ownership of the building will be the roof and the materials used to protect it since it is situated at such a high elevation. Take a look at some of the best roofing material attributes to look for when it comes to your commercial high-rise building.
Two Mistakes People Make When Having Decks Built
9 October 2018
Building a deck is an excellent choice when you want an outdoor space for entertaining or just relaxing in the backyard. However, you must pay careful attention when making decisions regarding materials, design, and other issues to avoid choosing things that will result in expensive repairs and long-term regret. Here are two common errors people make when having decks built and how to avoid them.
Opting for Low-Quality Screws
It costs an average of $7,200 to build a deck, so it's understandable homeowners want to trim expenses whenever and wherever they can.