14 September 2016
Eco-friendly roofs aren't becoming so popular just because they're better for the environment; homeowners are coming to realize that these roofs can offer distinct benefits to their maintenance budgets, personal convenience, and even summer comfort as well as reducing ecological footprints. Here are four benefits you can enjoy when you make the switch to an eco-friendly roof. 1. Fewer repairs and replacements One of the big ways to make your roof more eco-friendly is by cooling it down.
4 August 2016
One of the most dangerous things that can exist on a rural property is an improperly abandoned well. If you've recently purchased or inherited an old farm, locating and properly filling in any unused wells is an important task you need to do. Learn more about why it needs to be done and how to do it. Liability And Contamination Old, abandoned, and unused wells are a liability. Frequently covered over and forgotten, they pose a risk to children, visitors to the property, and any animals that are on the property.
4 July 2016
If you have been looking for the perfect option for surrounding your swimming pool, you might be looking at a lot of choices, including pouring concrete, building a deck or surrounding the entire area with sand. There is one option that can be better than all three of these, however, and that is using brick pavers. These are a few reasons why you might want to install brick pavers around your pool area, regardless of how large or small your swimming pool might be.
4 July 2016
Bamboo fencing is a popular alternative fencing material that provides a unique aesthetic to your yard similar to, yet distinctive from, traditional lumber. Because of bamboo's unique material qualities, bamboo fences have a specific set of advantages and drawbacks, and need to be maintained in a certain manner to ensure that they remain in good shape for as long as possible. Visual Inspection The first thing that you should do is walk around your fence to inspect for signs of rot and physical damage.
15 June 2016
Your home needs to be prepared to prevent heat from leaking out of it as the winter months approach. Failure to do so results in higher energy bills and reduced comfort levels within your home. Your chimney can be a significant source of heat loss if it is not properly prepared for the cold weather. Check for Leaks The first thing that you should do is check your chimney to see if there are any leaks or signs of water damage.