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Home Buying Is Easier When You Know Your Remodeling Options

While I am not a professional contractor, I have a good friend who is. He often calls and tells me about his days and I have learned a lot about home renovations and remodeling options just listening to his stories. Knowing my home remodeling options greatly aided the shopping experience when I was ready to purchase my first home. I wanted to live in a location close to my family, and there were limited homes on the market in the area. However, due to knowing what changes could be made to an existing home, I was able to find a good house that I knew I could make great with just a few changes after I bought it. I was recently inspired to create a blog to share what I have learned about home renovations with anyone who would like to read it!

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Questions to Ask a Roofing Company Before a Repair
12 October 2020

Seeing a severe problem with your roof may cause p

Railing Ideas For An Elevated Deck
12 October 2020

A recently-constructed deck that is adjacent to th

Don't Settle For New: How To Find The Right Reclaimed Wood For Your New Home
21 August 2020

If you're designing your home, and you want an old

Uses for Small Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings Beyond the Additional Garage or Tool Shed
7 July 2020

Quick to erect, affordable, and sturdy, pre-engine

Exterior Waterproofing And Drainage Upgrade Guide For Historic Homes With Stone Basement Foundations
12 May 2020

If you are restoring a historic home with a baseme

Questions to Ask a Roofing Company Before a Repair

Seeing a severe problem with your roof may cause panic. Instead of worrying, the best response is hiring a roofing company. They can fix all sorts of complications like leaks, shingle damage, and gutter issues. Before working with one of these companies, asking these questions can help you ensure the repair works out great. Will They Handle Cleanup? During a roof repair, a lot of materials can collect around your property like roof materials, screws, nails, and flashing. Read More 

Railing Ideas For An Elevated Deck

A recently-constructed deck that is adjacent to the upper level of your home will require steps and a railing to provide you with a functional way to access your yard while you are outdoors. A round handrail, a series of balusters, and a bottom rail can be custom-designed so that the materials add dimension to your property and complement the surroundings. A Natural Look That Complements Foliage Wood that possesses a rich brown or an orange hue will be complementary to potted plants or tall trees that surround your home. Read More 

Don’t Settle For New: How To Find The Right Reclaimed Wood For Your New Home

If you're designing your home, and you want an old-world feel, it's time to choose reclaimed wood. You might think that newer wood is better, since it's freshly milled. But that's not the case. Reclaimed wood comes from structures that were built hundreds of years ago. During that time, most lumber was milled from old growth, which provided a higher quality wood for construction. That same quality follows through today, especially if you choose the right reclaimed wood. Read More 

Uses for Small Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings Beyond the Additional Garage or Tool Shed

Quick to erect, affordable, and sturdy, pre-engineered steel buildings are a logical property addition when you need some extra space to use as a garage or shop. However, these buildings have more to offer property owners than just extra garage and shop space; the buildings are versatile enough to find all kinds of uses. Take a look at just a few of the uses for pre-engineered steel buildings that you may be interested in for your property. Read More 

Exterior Waterproofing And Drainage Upgrade Guide For Historic Homes With Stone Basement Foundations

If you are restoring a historic home with a basement foundation, there are going to be some challenges when it comes to dealing with problems. First, you are going to need to have the structure inspected and come up with engineered solutions to improve the stone foundation. In addition to the structural improvements, work is also going to need to be done to the drainage and waterproofing systems. The following exterior waterproofing and drainage upgrade guide will help you with the restorations that need to be done to historic stone basement foundations: Read More