3 Capacity And Setback Considerations For Constructing An Add-On

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Before you start construction on your new home addition, you'll need to jump through all the hoops of getting everything properly permitted. But in some cases, this could require upgrading of some of your home systems or even reconfiguring your addition plans to meet city code requirements. Here are some system capacity considerations and setback considerations to keep in mind before finalizing the plans for your add-on. 1. Septic Capacity

23 April 2020

Vinyl Siding Offers More Than Just Affordability

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It's fairly common knowledge that vinyl siding is one of the less expensive choices out there when it's time to select a material for your siding. But it's important to note that inexpensive is not the same thing as cheap. Vinyl siding might indeed be quite affordable and can help keep your house renovation or repair project under budget, but vinyl siding also offers a wide variety of benefits that you might not have thought about up until now.

2 March 2020

3 Important Precautions To Take When Addressing Residential Roof Repairs

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It's not ideal, but you'll eventually have to deal with roofing repairs. It may be to fix a leak or some extensive shingle damage. Even if you're not overly familiar with this type of work, these precautions will help you get through this process in an effective manner.  Hire a Competent Roofing Contractor If the roof damage is extensive, then you'll probably want to go ahead and hire a roofing contractor.

15 January 2020

Suggestions For Saving On Tree Removal When Your Budget Is Tight


If you want a tree removed from your yard, you might be concerned about how much it will cost. Each situation is different, so if your tree is sick or in danger of falling, having it removed as soon as possible is the best option, even if you have to pay for emergency service. If you have more time, you might want to plan the tree removal job so you get the lowest price.

10 December 2019

3 Reasons Commercial Property Owners Should Work With A Fence Footing Company

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If you're having a fence put up around your commercial property, the installation can be difficult because of the footing adjustments that are required. That's why you should just consider hiring a fence footing company. They can benefit you in many ways.   Work Quickly Setting up a commercial fence footing around your property takes a lot of prep work. You probably don't have the time to manage this extensive project yourself, making it necessary to hire a fence footing company.

31 October 2019

Are You Adding Drama To Your Country Home Landscape?

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Have you recently moved to a house in the country, and does that mean that you have a great deal of acreage? If so, having all of that land means that you can think big when it comes to your landscaping. Do you already have a plan for designing a dramatic front and back yard? If so, maybe you are already hard at work.  On the other hand, maybe you are looking for ideas that will make the landscape unique, even dramatic.

26 September 2019

Two Troubleshooting Tips For Wood Handrails

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Handrails are installed on stairs as a safety measure. You can use the handrail to help balance as you walk up or down the stairs. If you happen to trip, you can grab the railing and stop yourself from falling. Most places are required by law to have railings installed on all of the staircases in the property. The railings can be made from various materials, like metal or wood. The railings inside your home are usually wooden.

14 August 2019

Why Proper Drainage Is Important For Your Asphalt Driveway

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One of the most important steps of installing an asphalt driveway is making the base. A strong base that's compacted firmly provides support for the asphalt surface. However, drainage is equally important. When the base is created, it's graded, so water drains from it naturally. Here's why drainage is so important, when a new driveway is installed or an old one is repaired. Drainage Prevents Puddles And Potholes One of the things your asphalt paving contractor will check, when making repairs to your old driveway, is whether rain rolls off of the asphalt or forms puddles.

2 July 2019

A Clean Driveway Is A Welcoming Driveway: Residential Concrete Cleaning Tips For Sellers

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Concrete driveways are on the wish list for many of today's homebuyers. The expanse of concrete adds value to the home, offers curb appeal, and provides a smooth surface on which to drive or park. Households with children especially like this type of driveway because it offers a safe place for their children to engage in active play, such as shooting hoops or practicing their bike or skateboard skills. Like all surfaces, however, a concrete driveway is sure to be most appealing when it is clean and in good condition.

27 May 2019

Choosing Your New Siding And A Good Time To Have It Installed

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Getting new siding installed is a big step because siding has a huge impact on the appearance of your home. Once you realize your old siding needs to be replaced, start comparing your options for siding installation so you have time to plan and make a wise choice. Here's a look at a good time to have new siding installed and selecting the right type of siding for your home.

10 April 2019