How to Prepare If a House Near Yours Is Going to Be Demolished

You've heard the news: A house in your neighborhood is going to be torn down to make way for a newer home or development. If it is very close to your home, you may be concerned about what impact this will have on the integrity of your house. Here's what to do to prepare. Get copies of the building and demolition permits. These will have the name of the builder or developer, the construction or demolition company, and the insurance company. Read More 

Learn How To Create A Custom Backdrop For Your Next Bathroom Selfie

Taking selfies has quickly become one of the most popular things for people to do. They take pictures of themselves and then post them all over the internet. Many of the selfies are taken in bathrooms because that is the one place in many homes that has a large mirror in which someone can take a picture of their whole body. If you want to jump on the selfie bandwagon, but want to be more unique, consider creating custom backdrops to have in your pictures. Read More 

Make Sure The Site Of Your New Home Is Prepped Right

Building your house can be a very exciting thing. However, it's also a very long thing. There is a lot that you need to do in order to get your new house built. You might think that once you have the plans and have picked the site, you are all ready to go. However, there is a lot more to do before anything even gets built. You have to do site preparation. Read More 

How To Replace Your Water Heater

If you have had regular maintenance on your water heater, but it is still not working properly, it might be time to replace it. While water heaters do tend to last a long time, they won't last forever. If you have decided it is time to replace it, these tips can help. Remove the Old Water Heater If you still have your old water heater hooked up, it will need to be removed first. Read More 

What Type Of Cedar Is Best For Roof Shingles?

Cedar shingles can make a great choice for a roof. They have plenty of character. Wood will fade over time, and the natural grains in the wood will stand out. The silver-grey color of faded cedar and the beautiful grain will give your roof a distinct, rustic look. Besides looks, the best thing you have going for you with cedar shingles is that they can last for up to 50 years. Read More