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Basement

Why Waterproof Your Basement Before Winter Sets In

When the snow and ice melts, your basement can flood if you haven’t had it properly sealed. This is especially likely if there is visible damage such as cracks or ill-fitting seals around your windows.

Tools and Materials

How to Ensure Earthquake Safety in Your Home-Building Process

More than every other type of natural disaster, earthquakes strike without any warning. Therefore, to help protect yourself and your family, you must prepare for earthquakes when you have the chance so that you’re ready when disaster strikes.

Seasonal Maintenance

4 Renovations to Prepare Your Home for Heavy Weather

As a homeowner, heavy weather can be quite intimidating. After all, you never know what type of damage heavy weather may cause.

Home Foundation

What Happens If You Don’t Repair Your Home Foundation

Many people try to wait to get their foundation repaired. It can be expensive to get your foundation repaired. However, you do not want to wait too long.

Roofing and Gutters

4 Reasons to Change Your Roofing Material

In many cases, when it’s time to replace your roof, the best option is to use the same material that was used previously. However, there are times when changing to a new roofing material makes the most sense.

Roofing and Gutters

4 Signs That Your Roof Desperately Needs Replacement

Carrying out some preventative maintenance is going to help you avoid a wide variety of problems, but there will come a point when that area of your home needs to be replaced entirely.

Garage

4 Signs Your Garage Door Needs Repair or Replacement

Don’t panic if your garage door is not working properly or worry that you may have to replace the door at a high cost. It may just require lubrication, adjusting, balancing, springs, hinges, sensors, rollers, tracks, or other service or maintenance, which is much less expensive.

Plumbing and Wiring

Planning to Get Your Own Water Well? 4 Things to Examine First

Digging a water well on your property is a great way to save some money while improving your self-sufficiency, but there are quite a few variables to consider before you tackle this project.

Seasonal Maintenance

4 Winter Emergencies to Prepare Your Home For

Strong winds, heavy snowstorms, and freezing temperatures can have a major impact on your home, and that is why you must get your property ready for the frigid winter months.

Heating and Cooling

Too Hot? Too Cold? How to Keep Your Home Temperature Just Right

Goldilocks had to try three different bowls of porridge before she found one that wasn’t too hot or too cold.

Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Nov 10: Is Your Home Ready for Snow? 4 Checks to Run ASAP

One of the worst things is to have a cold home in the winter. To avoid this problem, it is important for homeowners to develop a solid maintenance and inspection program.

Roofing and Gutters

Emergency Roof Repair: 4 Steps to Take After a Tree Hits Your Roof in a Storm

If a major storm causes a tree to fall onto your roof and leave damage, there are things that you can do as a homeowner to try to resolve the situation quickly.

Walls and Painting

Renovating or Building Custom? How to Choose the Best Plasterboard for Your Home

There are many different types of plasterboard to choose from, and each option has its own pros and cons.

Roofing and Gutters

Choosing Asphalt Shingles? 4 Elements to Consider

Selecting roof shingles can be particularly complicated. From choosing the right color to finding an environmentally-friendly option, homeowners that are in the process of purchasing roofing shingles must do their research to make the best selection for their home.

Exterior Decor

How to Beautify Your Home’s Exterior With Contemporary Styles

You’ve decided to enhance the outside of your home with some contemporary charm. A contemporary style home has a unique look with a flair of design elements.

Energy Savings

What Renovations Are Ideal for Hot and Sunny Weather

If the weather is warm, you might not want to think about starting a huge construction project. However, it is essential to keep your home protected against extreme heat and sun damage.

Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Aug 04: 4 Home Upgrades to Enjoy Before Summer Ends

Summer is finally in full swing, and now is the opportune time for making upgrades.

Landscaping

How to Create a Mountain Woods Aesthetic for Your Yard and Garden

A mountain woods aesthetic brings a rustic, natural vibe to your yard or garden. It allows you to recreate some of the sights and scents found in mountain forests.

Basement

4 Services to Use When Finishing Your Basement This Summer

Quality work and noticeable results are what you expect when undertaking a project like finishing your basement. You may want to tackle some work to save money.

Ponds and Fountains

How to Plumb Your Garden with a Relaxing Pond Feature

Water features are incredibly calming. You can walk peacefully along a meandering stream or dip your toes into a pond.