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Warning Signs Indicating Your Foundation Needs Repairs

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Warning Signs Indicating Your Foundation Needs Repairs

Foundation damage is mainly caused by changes in weather patterns. Dry and wet conditions lead to constant changes in your foundation’s lateral pressure. As the soil contracts and expands depending on the water content, it will cause the foundation to wear and tear.  A damaged foundation compromises the structural integrity of your home and jeopardizes your overall safety. Nevertheless, it is not very easy to detect foundation problem early enough until the damage is too extensive. However, there are always early warning signs that...

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Charming Structural Ideas For Your Porch

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Charming Structural Ideas For Your Porch

Your front porch provides guests with their first entryway into your home. It’s the only interior area really visible from the street. In fact, it’s a half-interior, half-exterior area. Whether your porch is screened in or opened up, the doors, windows and other architectural details associated with the space help it stay cohesive with your house’s facade. Design a porch that charms your visitors as they transition into your home. Victorian Curve Victorian homes often feature wrap-around porches. Because the space is so...

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Did A Home Inspection Reveal A Worrisome Roof? Replace With Metal And Make A Great Investment

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Did A Home Inspection Reveal A Worrisome Roof? Replace With Metal And Make A Great Investment

If you recently purchased a home and the home inspection company said the roof wasn’t in good condition, you want to get it repaired or replaced before you have a mess on your hands. If you knew that there were roofing issues and you ignored them, or if you don’t have the roof inspected regularly, your insurance company could deny your claim later on when there is a problem. Instead of putting off the repairs, talk with the roofing contractor about getting new metal shingles put on. These could change your home in the following...

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Why It Pays To Update Old Or Damaged Soffit And Fascia

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why It Pays To Update Old Or Damaged Soffit And Fascia

Whether you’re a homeowner that lives in an older home built using wood throughout or if you’ve noticed damage to existing soffit and fascia, making a simple and affordable change to these critical elements of your structure can make a big difference. Soffit and fascia are often overlooked aspects of your home, comfortably nestled between your high visibility facade and elegant roofing structures. But because your soffit and fascia provide more than just a bridge between building components, you need to understand why it pays to...

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3 Tips To Keep Employees Well-Hydrated On A Construction Site

Posted by on Sep 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips To Keep Employees Well-Hydrated On A Construction Site

If you manage a construction crew, you probably know how hard your employees work. One thing that you might not know, however, is the risk of dehydration on your average work site. Construction workers typically work in all sorts of weather conditions, including when it is very hot or very dry outside. They also often work for hours on end without taking a break so that they can try to meet construction deadlines. This means that there’s a good chance that your employees are not drinking enough water when they are on the job, which is...

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Top 5 Septic Tank Maintenance Tips

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Top 5 Septic Tank Maintenance Tips

Your septic tank requires special care and maintenance to keep it working. Septic tanks are expensive to repair if they break, so it’s important that you know what steps to take to keep yours in good shape. Here are five septic tank maintenance tips: 1. Schedule septic tank cleanings and inspections. Routine inspections and septic tank cleanings will keep your tank in top shape. Your septic tank needs an annual inspection to check the sewage level. The plumber will also check for leaks and necessary repairs. Every five years your septic...

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Demolishing Your Home? Be Sure To Reuse Or Recycle These 5 Things

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Demolishing Your Home? Be Sure To Reuse Or Recycle These 5 Things

You or, more likely, a company you hire like Able Demolition Services may be tearing down a home to rebuild it from scratch, but there are some things in the home that can be reused or recycled if they are still in great condition. Consider having the home stripped of these items prior to starting demolition. Fixtures Your bathtubs, toilets, and sinks are fixtures that you should be able to easily remove and sell later. Since you are demolishing the entire house, you don’t have to worry if you damage the surrounding walls, making...

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Grandparent Moving In With You? Build Them A Modular Home Instead

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Grandparent Moving In With You? Build Them A Modular Home Instead

If your grandparent needs to move in with you, but they can still live on their own, you should consider building a modular home on your property for them if it is within your budget. Your grandparent may feel much more comfortable living on their own, and you will feel more comfortable knowing they are living close to you. Building a Modular Home A modular home may be less expensive to build than a traditional home, depending on the design. The builder will sit down with your grandparent and go over the house design they want. Once all of...

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What To Expect When You Need Roof Repairs

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Expect When You Need Roof Repairs

Your first indication of roofing problems may be water stains on your ceiling. That usually means rain is seeping through your roof and dripping onto the attic floor. You definitely want to call a contractor as soon as you can to stop the leaking, otherwise the damage will spread. Here’s what you can expect. Roof Inspection The contractor needs to inspect your roof and inside your attic to determine the scope of the problem. If your entire roof is old and worn out, the best option may be to install a new roof. If your roof is in pretty...

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Drain Cleaning Calgary: We Offer Same Day and Emergency Service

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Drain Cleaning Calgary: We Offer Same Day and Emergency Service

Saving money on your monthly utilities is something everyone can use. Conserving water is one of the easiest ways to save money on your monthly water bill. See below for a few ways to conserve water. 1. Water Efficient Toilet Using a low flow water toilet will help conserve water. Older toilets typically use a lot more water, but if you invest in a low flow toilet, they use quite a bit less water to flush your waste. If you can’t afford to invest in a new toilet, you can fill a water bottle with water and place it in your toilet tank....

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