With the summer heat in full effect, it’s important to pay close attention to the health of your lawn. As a general rule of thumb, your lawn needs approximately one to two inches of water per week in order to remain healthy. With enough rain in your local area, you may never have to turn
In the past, we have discussed all the steps you can take to find and hire the right roofing contractor. This time around, we’re going to take a different view. We’re going to look at the many mistakes that could lead you to hire the wrong person. Here are three things that could push you
Your home will need new gutters at some point. There is no way around this, so you might as well tackle the project when it makes sense to do so. If you’ve never taken on this home improvement project in the past, you may have some questions about getting started. Below, we’re going to discuss
Are you the type of person who suffers from serious spring and summer allergies? Are you concerned that there is no solution to your problem? While taking medication can help (consult with your doctor), there are a few other things you can try. Consider the following: Keep your windows and doors closed. This may be
Are you concerned that this winter will once again introduce high heating bills to your budget? If so, it’s time to take action. While you could turn down your heat and add more layers of clothes, this is anything but comfortable. Instead, here are some top tips for saving money: Replace worn weather-stripping around doors
When it comes time to take on a replacement siding project, there are many details that deserve your attention. To start, you need to answer this question: are you most interested in vinyl replacement siding or fiber cement siding? Both of these options have a variety of benefits, so it makes good sense to consider
Although it may not sound like the most exciting home improvement project, new gutters may be just what your property needs. Not only does this improve the functionality of your home, but it also goes a long way in enhancing its curb appeal. Here are five signs that it may be time for new gutters:
As a homeowner, you know that the cold winter months can wreak havoc on your property. From cold temperatures to snow and ice, you never know what Mother Nature will bring your way. When the time comes to winterize your home (don’t wait any longer), here are some overlooked yet useful things you should [&hellip
Every year during the holiday season, many homeowners experience devastation when their home catches on fire. While this can happen to anyone at any time, there are some tips you can follow to prevent this type of trouble: Inspect your fireplace. Before you use your fireplace this winter, make sure it’s inspected by a professional.
November 24, 2005 Media: “Skylight, Sealed Tight” By Jeanne Huber, Special to The Washington Post. September 24, 2005 Media: “Rethink Before You Re-Roof” By Ann Cameron Siegal, Special to The Washington Post.