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How to Prolong the Life of Your Roof

One thing is for sure; the average homeowner probably doesn’t spend too much time thinking about their roof on a day-to-day...

on Sep 27, 2020

3 Common Hidden Costs to Watch Out for When Renovating a House

It's a well-known fact that costs can often spin out of control on most home remodeling projects. Even if you do all the planning necessary,...

on Sep 27, 2020

How to Choose the Best Safety Pool Fences

Swimming pools are a source of family fun and exciting parties. But safety should always be a priority when having one in the house especially when...

on Sep 21, 2020

Stamped Concrete: Pros and Cons, Patterns, and Tips

With the advances in landscaping and construction, you can apply stamped concrete on your paved surface, driveway, patio, pool deck or walkway....

on Sep 21, 2020

All You Need to Know About Pool Automation Equipment

Before you arrive at your home, you thought you needed to relax in your hot tub. But because it requires time to heat up, you may be too tired to...

on Sep 21, 2020

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How to Prolong the Life of Your Roof

by SGV Consulting on Sep 27, 2020

One thing is for sure; the average homeowner probably doesn’t spend too much time thinking about their roof on a day-to-day basis.  In fact, I’m willing to bet that most homeowners don’t give their roof a second thought until there is a problem.  Unfortunately, this allows small problems to develop into bigger problems that can lead to expensive repairs or even a roof replacement. But according to any experienced roofer you ask, there are three things you can do to prevent premature deterioration of your roof and prolong your roof’s lifespan.  This not only allows you to save money on having to replace or repair a roof, but also prevents costly damage that can occur to the structural part of your roof or the interior of your home when a roof is compromised. Trim Your Trees Trees serve so many purposes on a property.  They can provide shade that cools down your home and yard.  They can provide fruit. ... Continue reading →

3 Common Hidden Costs to Watch Out for When Renovating a House

3 Common Hidden Costs to Watch Out for When Renovating a House

by Boris Dzhingarov on Sep 27, 2020

It's a well-known fact that costs can often spin out of control on most home remodeling projects. Even if you do all the planning necessary, you never know what might creep up that increases your costs. Knowing what these surprise costs are could help you plan better, however, and avoid some of these costs altogether. In this article, we're going to give you some of the most common hidden costs on home renovation projects. Garbage Disposal There are many cases when people will simply overlook garbage disposal when doing work, but it's essential and you'll need to consider it before you start work or agree to a quote. For instance, not all roofers will include garbage disposal as part of the quote. Also, you could end up saving a lot on your costs if you take care of it yourself. However, before you start, you also have to know exactly what the companies will handle. Companies will not allow you to rent a dumpster for just anything; there’s a nice piece from ... Continue reading →

How to Choose the Best Safety Pool Fences

How to Choose the Best Safety Pool Fences

by Bonnie Phillips on Sep 21, 2020

Swimming pools are a source of family fun and exciting parties. But safety should always be a priority when having one in the house especially when there are kids in the family. Here are some helpful tips on how to choose the right safety pool fences. 1.Do you really need safety pool fences? Yes. A safety pool fence is a type of fence or barrier placed around a swimming pool to prevent the access of small children. This must have a gate that should be kept closed when the adult homeowner or the kid’s guardian is not around. To prevent injuries and drowning as well as unattended use of the pool by kids and strangers, safety pool fences are ideal to be constructed or installed surrounding the pool. Besides reducing accidents, these fences can give you peace of mind and useful, affordable investment. 2.Follow your state’s fence laws, if applicable. Some states require safety pool fences or pool barrier, or a pool cover. Some are very specific, such as how high it should be, ... Continue reading →

Stamped Concrete: Pros and Cons, Patterns, and Tips

Stamped Concrete: Pros and Cons, Patterns, and Tips

by Bonnie Phillips on Sep 21, 2020

With the advances in landscaping and construction, you can apply stamped concrete on your paved surface, driveway, patio, pool deck or walkway. Your outdoors, garden, or backyard will look amazing with these realistic-looking textures. If you cannot decide yet whether you want to add this to your home or which pattern to choose, learn more about what a stamped concrete is, the pros and cons, best patterns, and some tips. What is stamped concrete? A stamped concrete is sometimes referred to as imprinted or patterned concrete. It is a concrete that is altered, shaped, or dyed to resemble bricks, tiles, wood, flagstone, slate, cobblestone, and other construction materials. While stone, asphalt, and precast pavers can also be altered, stamped concrete has more color, texture, and pattern options available. Besides making patterns using concrete in floors, you can also apply it vertically, such as in a concrete fireplace or a retaining wall that looks like brick. Even inside your home, you ... Continue reading →

All You Need to Know About Pool Automation Equipment

All You Need to Know About Pool Automation Equipment

by Bonnie Phillips on Sep 21, 2020

Before you arrive at your home, you thought you needed to relax in your hot tub. But because it requires time to heat up, you may be too tired to wait for it. But with pool automation equipment, you can start heating your pool from your smartphone. Yes, with the use of technology, you can now easily navigate or control the features of your swimming pool. What is pool automation equipment? Swimming pool automation equipment allows you to operate or control the functions of your pool and on schedules. You can control it from a pool pad or an app on your smartphone or any smart device. The functions include the heater, pump, lights, spas, and other water features. If you think this is complicated, it is not. It is easy to navigate. What are the benefits of having pool automation equipment? Modern pool automation equipment has the following benefits: It will be convenient for you and your family to use your swimming pool. You can automatically adjust chemicals. You can choose to control ... Continue reading →

7 Signs of a Water Leak Inside Your Wall

7 Signs of a Water Leak Inside Your Wall

by Rohit on Sep 17, 2020

A water leak is a risky business. There is probably nothing worse than having a water leak in your home. But wait, there is something that is much worse. Yeah, we are talking about having a water leak and not knowing about it until it is to late! Continue reading →

How to Purchase a $100,000 Employee Worker Bond in California

How to Purchase a $100,000 Employee Worker Bond in California

by Guest on Sep 16, 2020

In light of this, a key administrative institution in California: Contractors State License Board (CSLB), have a working plan to help. It is called the “Employee Worker Bond”. This is a legal document obtained by a construction company. It is filed through a surety (which is usually a company), assuring the state that the construction company they are filing for will abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the state. Continue reading →

Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems

Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems

by Guest on Sep 16, 2020

Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Top 6 Differences Between Residential and Office HVAC Systems Continue reading →

A Guide to Home Renovations During Uncertain Times

A Guide to Home Renovations During Uncertain Times

by Nick Marr on Sep 9, 2020

Home renovating is a popular pastime for many people. You can renovate in order to improve the look and feel of your home, renovate to increase the space available. Or, you can do it to sell the property for a profit. Continue reading →

Exploring Pool Deck Surface Options

Exploring Pool Deck Surface Options

by Brenda Vollman on Sep 8, 2020

Swimming pools are an essential part of a refreshing summer experience. The pool area is just as important as the pool itself since it helps the pool fit perfectly well into the environment and landscape. The decking option around the pool helps ensure the safety of the swimmers by providing non-slip surfaces for enhanced stability. Continue reading →

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