Sump-Pump Maintenance Tips

A flooded basement is no fun, which is why homes in areas that are prone to flooding are typically fitted with a sump pump to move extra water away from the home. This is by far the best solution, as long as everything is working properly. The following tips can help you avoid issues with your sump pump. Tip #1: Choose the right type of pump Sump pumps come in two varieties, pedestal and submersible. [Read More]

Five Common Roofing Terms You Need To Know

Whether the home you have just purchased is brand new or vintage, there will undoubtably come a time when you need to hire a roofing contractor to repair or replace your roof. Becoming familiar with terminology frequently used in the roofing industry will help you to be better able to communicate with your roofing contractor when the time comes. Following are five roofing terms that all homeowners should be familiar with. Drainage Proper drainage is extremely important on roofs because without it, water may build up and pool, causing mold and mildew infestation, rotting underlying wood, and eventually resulting in enough structural damage to cause leaks. [Read More]

3 Tips To Ensure Your Pool Plastering Job Goes Smoothly

Having access to a private swimming pool can be a great way to enjoy yourself on a hot summer day. Maintaining your pool is essential when it comes to keeping it functional, and regularly adding new plaster to your pool walls is an important maintenance task. Here are three tips you can use to ensure that your pool plastering job goes smoothly in the future. 1. Plan to plaster during cooler months. [Read More]

4 Advantages Of Installing A Ductless Air Conditioner In Your Home

If you don't have air conditioning in your home and want to stay cool this summer, you need to call up your local heating and cooling company and see about having a ductless air conditioner installed in your home.  How It Works A ductless air conditioner contains two different parts. The first part is an indoor unit that pulls in the warm air in your home, cools it off with refrigerant, and pushes it back into your home. [Read More]