Archive for October, 2017
Bad lighting can have a major impact on a home. Poor lighting can make rooms feel dreary or smaller and can reduce productivity in those rooms as well. You may wind up spending more money to get free standing lamps to illuminate an area of your house that you use often but that had bad original lighting. The 2016 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study found almost half of homeowners who were renovating said that good lighting was the most important feature in a master bathroom and according to the 2017 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, almost 85% of homeowners who are redoing their kitchens are upgrading or replacing lighting fixtures. Regardless of the room, you want to think about its function and what kind of lighting it needs — ambient, task, or accent lighting. Creating a lighting brands list can be hel
Did you recently purchase a home? Are you still getting settled and moving all of your belongings in? In addition to organizing and unpacking, it is also smart to test our and provide maintenance to certain areas of your home. Completing these preventative maintenance steps early on will ensure that your home is in the best possible working order. These are some of the home inspection and maintenance projects that you should complete as soon as possible.
Radon and air quality testing
Many homeowners are surprised to learn that home inspections during the buying process do not include radon and air quality testing. Although there are minimal radon levels that are allowed, many homes are actually above this limit. Before you are entirely moved into your new house, consider scheduli
There’s a lot of ways that homeowners can throw money out the window by investing in dead end home repairs that do nothing to add to the overall value of a home. But new window installation is an often overlooked way of throwing money onto home windows that will provide your entire home and household with a number of benefits. So when it comes to replacement windows, don’t hesitate to make it rain!
Windows play an important role in the overall integrity and function of your home, but it’s easy to forget why they’re so important. Can your home benefit from new home windows? If your windows as old or older than a college senior, then it’s definitely to consider replacement. Even if this isn’t the cause, your home is likely to benefit from a window makeover. Here’s how and why:
Owning a home, especially for the first time, is a wonderful feeling. Finally, a place to call your own, where you can relax and unwind at your leisure, where you can decorate and rearrange to your heart’s content, where you can feel safe and secure. But whether it is your very first home, or if you are a seasoned home buying pro, one thing is for sure: you will find plenty of projects to do. If your home is newer, there likely isn’t much to worry about yet, but keep up on routine maintenance so that you can avoid unexpected disasters that call for emergency renovations. If you have an older home, chances are you are going to need to put in some work and tender loving care. Regardless of the age or condition of your house, you will want to spend some time figuring out just where to begin.
A business owner often has to make many important decisions. One of the most important decisions for a structure is which roof to have built. Metal roofs are durable and proven to last over three decades with a small amount of maintenance. Many commercial roofs are flat structures coated with roofing tar. Roofing tar helps to provide protection from sun, rain, snow, and ice. Here are three reasons to hire a roofing company to apply roof tar.
- Knowledge of Where to Place Tar
In normal conditions, a roof needs to be professionally inspected one or two times per year. If the roof of your business hasn’t been inspected in a while, you may have a few serious roofing problems. It’s recommended to have roofing professionals