How to Fix a Rock Chip on Your Windshield


It can be annoying to be driving behind a large vehicle that flips up debris and rocks. If a rock flips up and chips your windshield, the good news is that there are a lot of DIY options out there. Take a look at how to fix a rock chip on your windshield. See if the Chip Can Be Repaired at Home It's important to make sure that the chip is reparable.

8 November 2019

Picking The Right-Sized Dumpster For Your New Restaurant


As a chef ready to open your first restaurant, you are excited and ready to start cooking. However, you haven't planned every element of this project as carefully as you should. For example, you didn't pay enough attention to the size of your dumpster and may run into complications. As a result, you need to take the time to pick the best option for your needs. Garbage is a Major Problem for Many Restaurants

26 July 2019

Concerned About Exterior Storm Damage? Important Clues For Homeowners


In addition to green grass, the spring and early summer months typically also bring a variety of weather events, some of which can involve high wind, hail, lightning, and excessive rainfall capable of causing exterior damage to homes, businesses, and other structures. While areas of major damage are usually easy to spot, many instances of less serious storm damage are not. Since finding and repairing any storm damage as quickly as possible is the best way to prevent minor repair issues from becoming major ones, homeowners can use the following information to help them recognize the telltale clues.

14 May 2019

Tips for Installing a New Plumbing System in Your Home's New Mother-In-Law Apartment


When you learned your mother-in-law had to move in with you and your family, you may have been worried about your private way of life being interrupted. However, you also want to give your mother-in-law her own space so you can keep your sanity and peace of mind. If you have added a mother-in-law apartment to your home, check out these tips for the successful installation of its new plumbing system.

9 November 2016

3 Tips to Help You Prevent Some Common Problems with Many Pavement Types


There are many different types of pavements that you may have problems with. Many of these pavements can be made of asphalt or other materials like concrete. When your pavement begins to have problems, it can crack or become severely damaged. Getting repairs done to your pavements can help prevent serious problems. There are some things that you may want to do to prevent damage to your pavement, such as seal coating, crack repairs, and drainage improvements.

24 August 2016

Three Ways Roof Coatings Help Protect The Environment


Roof maintenance is an ongoing concern for both homeowners and businesses, but there are options that can help extend the life of most roofs – you can often avoid complete replacement with prompt action. Roof coatings are one of the most popular methods for refurbishing and protecting existing roofs, as they are easy to apply and add as many as 25 additional years to the effective lifespan of your existing roof.

11 March 2016

2 Reasons To Hire A Building Code Consultant


A building code consultant is an individual or service that can help you keep your home or facility up to municipal standards. This type of consultant is invaluable because he or she can help you when designing your new home and prior to buying a piece of property. Designing A New Home One of the most important times to hire a building code consultant is when you are building a new home.

9 September 2015

Sound-Proofing Your Laminate Flooring: What Your Options Are


Laminate flooring provides your home with the look of real wood floors. Its only drawback is that laminate flooring is much thinner and sounds more hollow when you walk across it. In larger rooms with cathedral ceilings, the laminate floors add to the echo bouncing off the walls and ceiling. To reduce these less-than-pleasant sound effects, you can sound-proof your laminate floors when you have them installed. There are a couple of options you can ask your flooring contractor about when he or she schedules your installation date.

24 July 2015

What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Won't Turn On


If you have found yourself in the middle of a scorching hot day and your air conditioner won't turn on, don't panic. There are a few troubleshooting things you can do to figure out why it won't turn on and possibly even do the repairs yourself. Check That The Thermostat Is Set Properly There are a few different causes of an air conditioner not turning on. The first thing you can check is the thermostat.

14 May 2015

Bathroom Cleaning Tips That Are Good For Your Pipes And Your Health


If you're like most people, your bathroom cleaning routine consists of bleaching a few things (probably your sink and tub), using a super-strong toilet cleaner to make sure you get rid of all the germs, and mopping the floor with water that you'll later flush down the toilet. There are a few common themes in toilet cleaning: trying to avoid health problems, and trying to keep your bathroom in tip-top shape.

18 February 2015