Similar to the popular tiny house movement, a new wave of interest is occurring in another form of affordable housing—the mobile home. But many of those who are opting for these homes are not choosing new models that can be nearly as expensive as traditional housing in some areas of the country. Instead, these fans of frugal housing are choosing to purchase older mobile homes, often for less than the cost of an average used car, and then refurbish them, inside and out.
31 July 2018
Modern residential electrical systems are designed for decades of safe use even though they are constantly supplying power throughout the entire home. But even the most carefully designed and installed system can need to be upgraded periodically. One of the most important upgrades for a residential electrical system is replacing the panel. The panel is where electricity actually enters the structure from the supplying utility and is divided into the circuits that run through the home.
31 July 2018
The good thing about a chain link fence is that you rarely have to do maintenance on it. However, when a tree falls on the fence or a car crashes into it, it's time to have repairs done. Repairing a chain link fence isn't complicated, but the right tools are needed, and the work can be tedious. You can hire a fencing company to make the repairs if you don't feel comfortable sawing metal and stretching fencing fabric.
20 June 2018
If you own a home, replacing its roof and roofing shingles is usually inevitable, as most roofing materials don't last forever. Keeping your home protected with an intact and durable roof is essential. Here are some types of recommended equipment to help you complete your roof removal and replacement in the safest way and to minimize your cleanup time. Construction Dumpster One of the most important items for a roof replacement is a construction dumpster to collect all the debris.
30 April 2018
If you are looking to have the insulation in your home replaced with something better and more efficient, you might want to consider making the spray foam insulation your number one choice. The reason is that it is believed to be far superior than the other insulation options and for good reason. Continue reading to have a much better understanding of why the spray foam insulation is the one you want to opt for.
20 March 2018
One pat of your kitchen that you will essentially use all of the time are your countertops. Your countertops are used for cutting, mixing, preparing food, and so much more. Because of this, it is important that they look and function how you'd like them to. Here are three great ways to customize your kitchen countertops. Add A Wood Block If you know that you will be doing a lot of cutting on your countertops, and you want to have a cutting board that is essentially out all of the time, then you can have a wooden block installed as part of your countertops.
6 February 2018
You don't have to undertake a total remodeling project to give your kitchen a new look. With a few simple changes, you can transform your kitchen to make it a beautiful space where your family gathers for meals, snacks, or conversation. Here are some easy ways you can update your kitchen with the help of your remodeling contractor. Wallpapered Kitchen Island Your island is the heart and soul of the room, and giving it a new look can revitalize the entire kitchen.
27 December 2017
If you are looking to decrease the frequency in which you have to clean out your gutters, gutter guards may be something you are or should be looking into. However, if you these are not products that you are familiar with, you may have questions about them. Getting answers to the questions you have can help you to better understand this product, allowing you to decide if it is something you should have installed over your gutters.
24 November 2017
Buying a large piece of land to construct a house on is a nice investment that can also come with downfalls if you are not careful. There are many hidden things that can come along with buying a large piece of land, such as the portion of land that you will actually own. Before determining if you want to buy a piece of land, hire a professional to perform a survey on it.
20 October 2017
Trees can add a lot of value to your home—that is, if you have the right ones. Some trees appear to be beneficial but, in reality, they can make your life an absolute nightmare. Here are three trees you should consider removing from your yard if you'd rather not spend all your time, energy, and money dealing with them. Bradford Pear Trees The Bradford Pear tree is a beautiful-looking deciduous tree that produces white flowers reminiscent of snow whenever they bloom.
19 September 2017