Building Advice from a Seasoned Woodworker

Where And How To Use Spray Foam Insulation

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Insulation is one of the easiest ways to lower your energy bills. Increasing the amount of insulation not only keeps your home warmer in winter, it also helps hold in cool air so it’s more comfortable in summer. You don’t need to rip apart your home to install batts of insulation. There are many places in your house that can benefit from spray foam insulation. The Attic Attic installations are perhaps one of the more common uses for spray foam. Read More»

Own A Landscaping Business? Tips To Get Affordable Equipment

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A large part of becoming a successful business owner involves finding ways to get the equipment that you need at an affordable price.  This is especially true if you own a landscaping business, since the average cost to purchase one of the staples of your enterprise, a riding lawnmower, is anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000 dollars.  Knowing how to get the equipment you need to run your landscaping company without breaking the bank helps you keep more of your hard earned profits in your pockets. Read More»

Four Roofing Solutions To Give Your Home A Textured Appearance

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Eventually, asphalt roofing will need to be replace. Today, there are many options for replacing your roof. While tabbed shingles may be the most affordable solution, there are also textured materials that can add to the appearance of your home. These can be conventional 3D asphalt shingles, shakes and synthetic roofing materials. If you want to have a textured look for your roof, here are some of the choices you may want to consider: Read More»

Repairing Crumbling Concrete Steps

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If you have a staircase that has a few steps that are crumbling along the edges, you will want to work quickly in having them repaired to avoid injury and extensive damage. While most people will hire a masonry contractor to do the job efficiently, you may be able to tackle the project yourself if you have a bit of time and the proper tools. Here are some instructions for you to follow when repairing crumbling concrete steps. Read More»

Reasons To Upgrade Your Roof

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When your old asphalt-shingle roof reaches the end of its lifespan, you may be tempted to simply install another shingle roof. When you do, you will constrain yourself to high maintenance risks and an endless cycle of roof replacement. In order to provide more long-term protection for your home, and to reduce the maintenance burden that you have to contend with, you should consider re-roofing your home with a long-lasting and highly weather resistant roofing material. Read More»