Cement Fiber Siding: A Great Alternative To Vinyl

24 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

As you begin thinking about replacing the siding of your home, you may wonder if there are any affordable alternatives to vinyl siding. Vinyl siding is cost-effective and durable, but you may want siding that really stands out, looks great, and holds up even better. If so, you may want to consider using cement fiber siding instead of vinyl. Here are three things you may want to know about this type of siding before you choose it. Read More 

Don’t Let Your Holiday Roasts Turn Your Plumbing Into A Greasy And Fatty Mess

24 November 2014
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If you plan to cook up a holiday feast this Thanksgiving, you may want to watch how you clean your raw turkey, ham and beef in your kitchen sink. In addition, you need to find a place to store the hot grease and fat drippings after your food cooks. Grease and fat of any temperature and state can clog up your sink's plumbing pipes. Here are some helpful tips you can use to keep fat and grease out of your plumbing pipes before and after you cook your holiday meat and poultry. Read More 

3 Safe And Effective Options For Heating A Tiny House

21 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

When you live in a tiny house, you have a lot of things to consider when making it comfortable as well as environmentally friendly. Most of the people who are part of the tiny house movement choose to live this way because they want to reduce their impact on the environment, reduce their living expenses, and for some, enjoy the freedom to travel and bring their house wherever they go. Things like storage, security, plumbing, and other such things are all things that need to be planned for when living in a tiny house. Read More 

How To Spot Invisible Leaks In Your Roof FAST!

20 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Locating a roof leak can be challenging, because often a roof will leak in one place and the water will flow to another before it starts to show on the ceiling. While you might assume that the roof is leaking directly above a water spot on your ceiling, this may not necessarily be true. This is because water tends to flow in the path of least resistance. It's possible that the water is showing several feet below where the roof is actually leaking. Read More 

Protecting Yourself And Your Family From Fiberglass Insulation

18 November 2014
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

As the popularity of "green" homes increases, many families are looking for ways to boost energy efficiency in both newly-constructed and existing homes. One of the cheapest and most reliable ways to add efficiency is through insulation. But is it worth the risk? Fiberglass insulation has known health hazards, and safety precautions must be used. Here are some things you need to know about using fiberglass insulation in your home. Read More