3 Hazards When Demolishing Old Commercial Buildings

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If you have an old commercial building that you need to be demolished, you must be aware of the hazards that demolishing the building can present. Older buildings often contain materials that are not used in construction projects anymore due to the safety hazards they present. If your building has any of these old materials in them, you need to work with a commercial demolition contractor to make sure that these materials are all properly disposed of.

17 July 2019

Can You Waterproof Your Basement from the Outside?

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Is your basement a little damp? If you're like most people, you probably assume that to eliminate the moisture, you need to make some changes to your basement walls and floor. But while this is one approach, it is not the only way to waterproof your basement. You can also choose to focus on the exterior of your home, waterproofing your basement from the outside, instead. Here are some ways that an exterior waterproofing company might go about this task.

6 June 2019

Basement Flooded After A Bad Rain? 3 Steps To Take To Get It Back To Normal

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If your basement flooded after a bad rain, you know how much damage this can cause. Because of this, you need to act quickly before damage becomes more extensive. To get started, below are three steps you should take to help get your basement back to normal.  Before you do anything, however, you need to contact your local power company to disconnect electrical services before you walk into your basement.

3 May 2019

Three Reasons To Install Gutter Guards

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Gutter guards are a type of covering that are placed over the top of your gutters to prevent debris from being able to enter your gutters and block the flow of water. They are most commonly made out of a metal panel of mesh or with small holes installed to allow water to pass through. Understanding the practical benefits that gutter guards have to offer your home can help you determine if you should have them installed on your home's gutter system.

27 January 2019

Remodeling Mistakes To Avoid For A Small Kitchen

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If you have a small kitchen space that you want to update, then remodeling can be completed in a way to make the most of the space you have. However, homeowners often get right to the designing with their construction company and make some common small space mistakes. Keep reading to learn about a few. Adding Tall Cabinets Most people try to take up all the available kitchen space they have in an attempt to pack in everything they want and need.

13 December 2018

When To Outsource A Task To A Property Manager

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Being an estate owner may seem like a fine way to earn some extra income until you realize that you also need to manage almost every aspect of the property. From finding tenants to ensuring the buildings are well-maintained, all these tasks will be your responsibility. Many people have actually left the real estate business due to the difficulties that are associated with managing properties. However, this is a task that you don't have to handle on your own.

6 August 2018

How To Choose The Right Flooring To Complement Your Interiors

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Flooring is an essential component of every home. Flooring makes a statement on the taste and style of the homeowner, and they also have a noticeable effect on comfort levels. Although you may have your heart set on a particular type of flooring, you have to think about the bigger picture. If you think of your home as a work of art, the floor will only be one part of a larger tapestry.

6 August 2018

4 Ways To Maximize Cabinet Space In Your Kitchen Design

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When designing a kitchen, you want to make sure that you have enough room to store all of your kitchen tools, supplies, and food. With the need to add in counter space, windows, appliances, and even furniture pieces, it takes good planning in order to ensure that you have enough cabinet, and thus storage space, in your kitchen. #1 Be Flexible With Door & Window Placement The first thing you need to be willing to do is to be flexible with door and window placement as you design your kitchen.

27 June 2018

What Kind of Maintenance Does Your Outside Brick Masonry Require?

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Your brick walls, structure, fa├žade, or feature will definitely last you a long time. However, you have to do your part to make sure your masonry is in the best condition to deliver you those years of life. Here's how you can keep your outside brick maintained. Inspect Your Masonry Brick structures can last for centuries. During the years, your outside brick will have to face weather and elements that can wear down parts of the structure.

9 May 2018

Comparing Vinyl And Fiber Cement Siding

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When it comes to adding siding to the outside of your home, you have a lot of options. Vinyl is obviously one of the most well known and popular choices because it is very affordable, practical, low maintenance, and energy efficient. However, it is not the only exterior siding product on the market. Fiber cement is one option that has a lot of the same characteristics as vinyl. This article compares the main difference between fiber cement and vinyl siding.

25 March 2018