A shower niche is an area within your shower or tub area that allows you to place shelving or a little nook right into the nearby wall. A shower niche is usually considered a premium feature, but it can offer a number of practical uses besides just adding value to your home. Here are just some of the reasons why you might want to consider building a shower niche in your bathroom.
22 February 2019
Do you have plumbing that sweats throughout the summer? Does your pressure tank form so much condensation that it drips all over the floor and puddles around it? Here, you'll find a few tips to help you reduce the condensation that forms and drips from the plumbing throughout your home. The Pressure Tank The pressure tank is filled with cold water, so when the warm air from your home meets the metal casing, condensation forms.
7 January 2019
When doing major renovations and remodeling, demolition is often needed before work can be completed. Often, demolition work can cause hazards and big messes that must be cleaned up. Keeping demolition messes under control from the start will help ensure you do not have problems cleaning up a mess. Here are some tips to help you stay on top of demolition messes when doing major renovation and remodeling projects. 1. Installing Barrier Systems to Control Dust and Do Demolition in Phases
28 November 2018
There are times when you may need to have a senior age family member move into your home. This is usually due to a health issue and you would prefer the family member to receive home health rather than move to a senior living facility. If you are having a senior age family member move into your home, you may want to hire home builders to help with some upgrades. Here are three of the upgrades you can have done to your home to make your family members stay more comfortable and safe.
15 October 2018
A new variation seen in the movement toward tiny homes is lovingly referred to by some as a "shabin" home. Technically, a shabin starts with the purchase of a portable shed, often designed and constructed to look like a rustic cabin. These portable sheds typically are purchased with fully finished exteriors of either wood or metal, with mostly uncompleted interiors that can be customized and finished to create a home in the style the owner prefers.
4 September 2018
Enjoying time outdoors is something that many people look forward to. If you have a nicely landscaped yard, you probably want to make better use of your outdoor living area. The addition of a patio to your property can provide you with the dedicated space needed to relax in your yard or host friends for a backyard barbecue. Designing the perfect patio doesn't have to be difficult. It just requires that you invest some time and effort into the planning and design process.
22 July 2018
Base flood elevation is the level that flood waters are expected to reach in case of a flood. Knowing your flood elevation will enable you to protect your home against flooding. It will also keep you from finding yourself on the wrong side of the law. You may already know your area's flood elevation but are now wondering whether this can change. Here are some circumstances than can cause your flood elevation to change.
6 June 2018
Problems with the foundation of a home cannot be ignored or put off for too long because of the seriousness of the situation. If you are not careful, you could find that you are going to end up with some major issues. This is why you will want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that indicate that it is time to hire a professional for the repair of your home foundation.
22 April 2018
Taking care of the landscaping in your yard has more to do than just making sure that it looks great. If you want to keep pests out of your yard so that they won't be a problem for your guests, it's a good idea to look into what you can do to keep mosquitoes out. Mosquitoes can be especially bothersome when you're spending more time outdoors and can even lead to potential illnesses, making it important to look into what you can do to the landscaping to keep them far away.
14 March 2018
Did you know that there are actually three types of asphalt? Most people don't realize that the same substance that is found on roadways and on their driveway is actually created three different ways and are used for several different types of projects. What are the three different types of asphalt and what makes them different? Hot Mix The first type of asphalt is known as hot mix asphalt. Hot mix asphalt is a mix of coarse aggregate stone, sand, and petroleum-based cement that is heated and then poured at high temperatures to create your driveway, highways, interstates, and roads in your city or town.
30 January 2018