The automatic garage door system on your home can last for years without needing much help. The door itself can last for up to 30 years if it doesn't sustain any cosmetic damage. The opener will usually last about 15 years, so you will need a new garage door opener installed long before you need a new door. If you have problems with the way your garage door opens, or you can see that the door doesn't stay all the way open, you may need garage door repair.
10 October 2019
Your home's exterior sets the tone for your living space. An attractive exterior welcomes guests to your property and helps to make your home more visually appealing from the road or sidewalk. Curb appeal can influence the value of your home, so addressing vinyl siding that has fallen into disrepair is always a good idea. You need to be prepared to care for your new siding properly once installation is complete to preserve its beauty well into the future.
13 March 2019
Before you have a central air conditioning system installed in your house, you need to have a pad put in so the outdoor unit has a level place to rest. Concrete is the traditional choice for an air conditioner pad since it is strong and durable. You can have the pad poured on the spot or buy a pad already made. Here are some things to know about a concrete air conditioner pad.
2 November 2018
Do you need to replace the deteriorating asphalt shingles on your roof but want a different material to be used that is more worthy? A metal roof might be just the type that you are looking for, as it is beneficial in numerous different ways. In this article, you will discover a portion of the benefits that you will have by replacing your asphalt shingles with metal roofing materials.
1 June 2016
Did you have some troubles getting the grass or plants below your big trees to grow this past season? The problem could be a result of those big, beautiful trees blocking the sun from reaching the ground below. But wait–before you go lopping the tops of those trees off or cutting them down completely, there is another option to consider. Tree lacing could be a great solution to your growing problems without destroying the trees above.
15 January 2016
If you've had a professional install your irrigation system, you want to keep that system running in top condition so you can continue to use the most efficient amounts of water and keep your landscaping looking gorgeous. While most irrigation systems require very little upkeep -- just set the schedule you want and let it automatically take care of the watering for you -- you should keep an eye on two main things.
21 November 2015
A traditional gabled roof has two upwards slanting sides that meet in the middle in a somewhat triangular shape. There are also variations on the gabled roof that modify that layout slightly. A crossed gable roof is two sections of building, each with its own gabled roof, that come together perpendicularly. The style is typically found in homes with multiple wings or an l-shaped structure. The gables can be the same or differing sizes.
4 November 2015
If you have a vehicle that was manufactured in the last few years, you likely have some type of electric entry system. All but gone are the days when a single key opened your car door, a key that could generally be replaced for just a few dollars. Today's sophisticated entry systems are much more secure, but they are also much more difficult to replace should you lose or break the key components.
24 February 2015
An electrician is a professional who can help determine the problem when the power goes out in your home, but he or she can also perform many other valuable services for you. An electrician can upgrade your wiring as needed or determine if your home's wiring is developing a repair issue. Consider some surprising times when you may need to call an electrician to your home and how they can help you with various projects or repair work.
25 January 2015
Not all home remodeling projects will actually add resale value to your home, as some projects are too personalized and are not what most homebuyers look for in a potential purchase. Other remodeling projects are simply too expensive for homeowners even if they do add that resale value to a house. There are, however, some low cost home remodeling projects that can add resale value and make your home more desirable to potential homebuyers; consider a few of them here.
16 January 2015