Windows are a perennial weak spot in a home's insulation envelope. The problem is that windows will absorb the heat from your home, and then as the winter wind blows across the outside of the window, it will absorb heat. The net effect is that the windows cool your home. During the summer, the sun's UV rays can flow right through your window and heat up your home. Thus, when you buy windows, you should try to buy the most energy efficient windows you can find.
3 December 2015
Finishing your basement can significantly increase the space inside your home. However, the point of a finished basement is to create more usable space. Family rooms by design are some of the most user-friendly spaces in the home. Transform your basement by creating the ultimate family room. Divided Spaces Unfinished basements are typically one big room. However, such a layout isn't that conducive to usable space. Instead designate areas for different types of activities your family enjoys.
27 August 2015
Over time, wooden decks inevitably develop a need for repair. Whether it's something as simple as needing to replace a few rotting boards or something as complex as re-doing an entire set of stairs, making necessary deck repairs is key to prolonging the life of your deck and keeping it safe. If you plan on attempting any deck repairs, however, there are some mistakes you'll want to be very careful to avoid.
5 August 2015
If you have old carpeting in your home that you want to get rid of, you may be surprised to find some nice hardwood flooring underneath it. It's possible to restore your original hardwood to its former beauty with some time, patience, and the right tools. Here is what you'll have to do to get your floors looking great once again. Carpet Removal The molding around the room will need to be removed in order to expose the edges of your carpeting.
27 June 2015