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4 Living Space Ideas for Your Garage

Homes with an attached garage represent a valuable and often underused space that might be better served if it was renovated and repurposed. Sure, sticking your cars in the garage is the most logical reason for using one, but if we’re honest with ourselves that space is typically used for storage.

Roofing and Gutters

What You Need to Know About Snow on Your Roof

A fresh blast of wintry weather has hit your area and once again you’re digging out walkways, your driveway and clearing snow away from your house.

Exterior Home

External Chimney Inspection and Problems

In any home, chimney is one of the most vulnerable and important component of a building. It is quite important to maintain and clean the chimneys to safeguard against collapses and subsequent damages to life and property.

Roofing and Gutters

How to Identify Common Roof Problems

Your home’s roof is one of the first lines of defense that protect your home. When it is doing its job, moisture is kept out and your investment is safe.

Garage

How to Convert a Garage to a Luxurious Office

As your business grows, you need more and more space. While it might be possible to work at your kitchen table for a while, once you start needing to hire employees you’re going to need more space.

Exterior Home

Statement Making Stylish Storm Doors

It used to be that when you ordered a storm door for your home, you got two choices: drab and even drabber still.

Exterior Home

Five Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

We’ve all taken a drive through a charming neighborhood only to be greeted by the sight of a rundown house. Maybe the front yard hadn’t seen a lawn mower in months, the fixtures were outdated and the paint was weathered or an unfortunate color.

Garage

Garage Storage Ideas to Help You Declutter

Your garage is filled up with stuff, but one thing that cannot be found in it is your car. Like many Americans your garage has become a storage center, an unorganized one at that, with your car left out in the elements, collecting dirt, dust and bird debris day in and day out.

Driveways / Walkways

Driveways: To Pave or Not

With a finished driveway, you’re always ensured of a smooth and clear surface, weather conditions excepted. With other options you have no such assurance, but you do have one distinct advantage: reduced problems of run off from paving land that once was left uncovered.

Garage

Garage Clean Up and Junk Removal

Garages, particularly those that are attached to houses tend to get crowded with junk, with little to no room for cars. Somehow, we’ve turned a garage’s original purpose of temporary car storage into permanent junk storage, storing all kinds of stuff inside, including things no one needs.

Exterior Home

7 Quick & Inexpensive Home Exterior Updates

Does your house give you the blahs when you look at it from the outside? Short of a pricey renovation, you can do some things to help step up your home’s visual appeal.

Roofing and Gutters

How to Clear Snow From Your Roof

In between storms is the time when you’ll want to take care of the snow on your roof. Prevent ice dams from forming and lighten the load by considering the following options.

Garage

How to Prepare Your Garage for Winter

Tweet The change in temperatures is so very welcome, allowing people who have had to limit their outdoor activities to enjoy more time outside. Attached Garage If your home has

Siding / Exterior Decor

You Can Pressure Wash Your Vinyl Siding

Tweet How to clean your home’s siding. My neighbor was worried that the vinyl siding he installed on his house last year would not be able to hold up under

Siding / Exterior Decor

How to Choose the Right Home Siding

Tweet Cost effective siding need not bust your budget. Choosing the right siding for your home is as easy as considering wood, brick or vinyl, right? Well, no. If you

Roofing and Gutters

How to Inspect Your Roof

Tweet Your home’s roof protects your house and its contents from the effects of weather. A properly functioning roof keeps moisture out and helps to maintain interior temperatures especially in

Roofing and Gutters

How to Choose Shingle Colors

Tweet Give your roof a truly unique look. By Doug Richards If you’re building a home and your builder wants you to select a roof “color” that’s one thing. If

Exterior Home

Spotting Subsidence and Taking the Appropriate Action

Tweet The downward movement of the ground beneath a building is called subsidence. It is potentially caused by a number of different factors, though some are more common than others,

Porch

Porch Renovation Ideas in Time for Summer

Tweet Do you enjoy your porch? Would you like to get more out of it? You can and the cost can range from investing a few hundred dollars to much

Garage

Simple Steps to Turn Your Garage Into a Room

Tweet If you have an attached garage, you have in-home space just waiting to be converted into a room. Homeowners looking for additional living space may resort to turning a