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

Using Industrial Coatings For Your Business's Equipment

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Depending on your particular business, it may be necessary to have industrial coatings applied to your equipment and products. These coatings are extremely durable and effective at protecting the equipment. However, misinformation concerning industrial coatings can make it difficult for a business to efficiently utilize these coatings. Myth: Only Storage Tanks Benefit From Industrial Coatings Industrial storage tanks can be some of the more common items for these coatings. These tanks can experience substantial wear due to the materials that are kept in them as well as them being exposed to moisture and the elements.

26 March 2019

Get Your Kids Outdoors with the Right Play Area

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With more and more indoor and online activities vying for the attention of today's kids, getting them outdoors is a real challenge for most parents. How can you construct an outdoor area that will entice your kids away from the screens? Here are two steps to follow.  1. Choose the Right Location When it comes to helping kids play outside, focus on three elements. These are proximity, comfort, and safety. 

8 February 2019

Is Your Septic System Ailing? Tips For Avoiding A Stinky Disaster

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When a septic system is designed properly for the home it will serve and installed correctly, it can usually be expected to adequately serve the home's sewage disposal needs through decades of normal usage. However, a septic tank or drain field that is nearing the end of its lifespan does require additional care to prevent unpleasant sewage backups and other odorous disasters. If you currently own an older home equipped with a septic system that is approaching the end of its expected lifespan or one that seems to operate less efficiently than it once did, the following tips can help you avoid a complete failure.

25 December 2018

Concrete Cracking: Why You Might Be Experiencing The Issue

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Concrete cracking is an unfortunately common occurrence. However, make sure you remember that common and normal are not one and the same. A crack in a concrete patio, floor, or other surface is an indication of a problem — a problem that you need to address. Learn about some of the typical reasons why concrete cracks so that you can get a better idea of why you might be dealing with the problem.

15 November 2018

How To Use A Home Inspection To Help Out With Your Home-Buying Experience

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Whether you are looking at buying a newly-built home or one that was built some time ago, you want the home you choose to be free of defects related to age or construction. Along with the help of a real estate agent and hiring of a professional home inspector, you can make sure to discover and address any problems a home may have before you sign for ownership. Here is some insight to help you while buying your next home so you can have any needed repairs renegotiated and handled before you move in.

29 September 2018

Building A Home In A Rocky Area By The Water? Land Preparation Concerns Before Utilities Go In

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If you have purchased a piece of property near water and you know that there may be difficulties while building because of the rocky soil, there are some things to take into consideration. Since you will need to have a septic and water system, along with possibly a leach bedding system, you want to know what the costs will be ahead of time so that you can properly prepare. Here are some of the experts you want to consult with and information you want to get before you leave.

21 August 2018

Information About Upgrading To Natural Stone Countertops For Homeowners

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There are likely many questions that you may have concerning the type of countertop that you will have installed. While there are many different types of materials that you can use for your countertops, natural stone may be the best option, and learning more about this type of countertop will help you with deciding whether to invest in it. Are Natural Stone Countertops Durable? It is often assumed that natural stone will be much less durable than other synthetic options.

9 July 2018

Why Is Vinyl Siding More Advanced Than Ever?

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Homeowners have a lot of misconceptions about vinyl siding. Many people picture vinyl as a cheap material that just looks like plastic. They think of it as the same siding material on motorhomes and portables. But, modern vinyl siding is far more advanced and more aesthetically pleasing than this. In fact, many people have probably seen a home with modern vinyl siding and not even realize that. The fact of the matter is, modern vinyl siding products are now made in many styles.

29 May 2018

Finishing Your Attic Maximizes Living Space In Your Home, But It's Best Left To Professionals

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When most homeowners need to expand their living space, they often consider building additions onto their home. However, this isn't always an option — you may have a small lot or be prohibited from building additions due to zoning regulations. One way to open up your living space is to transform your attic into a comfortable room by finishing your attic. This lets you use existing space in your home to create a comfortable bedroom or home office.

6 April 2018