Understanding The Construction Process

3 Tips For Dealing With The Aftermath Of A House Fire

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A house fire can be an extremely traumatic, dangerous, and stressful situation. In the event of a fire in your home, the most obvious first step is to get all people and pets out of the house to safety as quickly as possible. After the flames are extinguished, there are several things that you will have to deal with in order to restore your home to its previous state. Use the following tips for dealing with the aftermath of a house fire: Read More»

How To Fix A Shower Mixer Valve

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Shower mixing valves are installed behind the wall to balance the water temperature on the house’s main water valve. This keeps you from getting scalded in the shower when someone runs another faucet in the house. Two common problems with shower mixer valves include leaks and water that is too hot or cold. However, these valves are permanently attached to plumbing and you need to access the valve through a panel for repairs. Read More»

Three Tips To Prevent Bubbles From Forming While You Stain Your Wooden Siding

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Wooden siding is a particularly good material to put on your home because of its unparalleled attractiveness. Additionally, once you’ve done all the initial installation work, it’ll tend to last longer than other cheaper materials like plastic siding. But to prevent the particular problem of bubbles forming while you’re applying a protective stain to your wooden siding, you should studiously follow these three tips. Don’t Start Your Staining Job On A Very Hot And Sunny Day Read More»

Four Steps To Building A Deck For Your Home From Scratch

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If you want to have more outdoor living space, adding to your home with a deck can be a great solution. This is something that you can do yourself with the right materials and a few tools. There are many simple decks that you can build. To build your deck, you will need to choose a plan, install structural support, and add the decking. You may want to use prefabricated railings to make things easier. Read More»

Playing (And Winning) Hide And Seek With A Leaking Roof

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If you have noticed puddles of water on the floor of your home, and you don’t know what could have caused these mystery puddles to appear, you might have a leak in your roof. Not knowing where the leak is coming from is a bit disturbing, as you will not know the amount of work to do to fix it. The quicker you find the leak source, the less damage you will need to deal with. Read More»