Purchasing a home with a real wood burning fireplace can be a great way to lower heating costs in the winter and to create a cozy space when the weather starts to change. There are a lot of different things that you will want to do before you start using the fireplace, and one of the first things you want to do is make sure that the chimney is safe for use.
16 April 2019
If you're looking for an old home to buy and fix up, one thing you'll want to inspect before closing the deal is the foundation. Foundation damage can be costly to repair, so you want to factor the additional expense into the price of the house ahead of time or work out a deal for the owner to repair the foundation. Here are some signs that indicate the need for foundation repairs and what kind of work the home may need.
6 February 2019
If you are worried about problems with your roof, improvements when doing repairs are essential to prevent leaks. Making improvements to your roof and stopping leaks will also prevent the serious issues with rot, mold, and structural damage to your home. Here are some tips to help with repairs and improvements that will help prevent roof problems from turning into serious damage to your home: 1. Inspecting and Cleaning Roof Regularly to Reduce Wear
15 January 2019
Small problems around your home never seem like a big deal at the time, but they have the potential to lead to major issues if ignored. This is especially true when it comes to your roof, which needs to be in good shape to keep water out of your home. Here are some potential consequences of ignoring minor roof issues. Caved In Ceilings Your problems are not going to suddenly cause your entire ceiling to cave in, but it will start off small.
15 December 2018
If your commercial building with a modified bitumen flat roof is leaking water into your office or warehouse space, then it is important to figure out exactly where it is leaking. Not only do you need to find the leak to stop the annoying drips and put your buckets away, but also because leaking roofing materials are very dangerous for the underlying structure of the building. Finding a leak on modified bitumen flat roof isn't always as simple as just climbing up and looking for wet spots.
9 November 2018
The roofing materials that you choose to have installed on your home can be durable and energy-efficient. There are many different types of choices of roofing materials that you can have to make your home more energy-efficient, as well as different maintenance and repair needs that come with each type of material. Here are some roofing maintenance tips to help with installation of new energy-efficient roofing materials. 1. Better Roofing Durability With Routine Cleaning and Fall Maintenance
17 October 2018
If you have decided to use solar power to generate electricity for even part of your home, you will be saving money and the environment. You may have contacted a solar company to discuss how much power you need to generate, how many panels you will need, and what type of storage batteries to use for times when there is not enough sunlight. While this is a good start, before you go any further you are going to need to talk with a roofing contractor.
1 October 2018