Never Be Afraid to Build Your Dream Home

When our family quickly began outgrowing our home, my husband and I couldn't decide whether to add onto our current home or move into a larger one. One day, when we were checking the local area looking for "home for sale" signs, we saw a sign we couldn't take our eyes off -- there was a large plot of land for sale for a great price in a great location. We had never thought of building our own home before, but after a little research, we realized that it wasn't as costly as we thought, especially considering the great deal we got on the land. The entire process was a learning experience, but thankfully, the building team was very pleasant and helpful. We now love our new home, and I am excited to share our experience on our new blog. I also plan to post many planning and construction tips!

Spring Spotlight On Trees: 3 Steps To Nurturing Your Trees As They Awaken For Spring

16 March 2017
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During the long, cold winter, trees become dormant, and this natural process protects them from the harsh winter elements. Now that spring will be arriving soon, trees will be "awakening" in the near future. While trees determine when to awaken from dormancy by taking cues from mother nature, tree dormancy season for most tree species typically ends in the month of April. After they awaken, it is very important to nurture them to help them recover from winter stress and even winter damage. Read More …

Commercial Plumbing 101: 3 Common Reasons For Toilet Woes

10 March 2017
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A toilet is one of the most important fixtures in any home or business. Unfortunately, it's not something that most people give much though to. Of course, that is until it stops functioning properly. Whether you own a business or manage a company, knowing what could be causing the toilet problem is key to getting it fixed quickly. So what are some common issues that affect the performance of a toilet? Read More …

Two Signs That It’s Time For A New Pool Liner

6 March 2017
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Having a good, solidly intact pool liner is very important. The liner helps to protect the overall structure of the pool by keeping water away from its walls and floor. However, as essential as your pool liner may be, it's easy to neglect it. As long as the liner appears to be in good condition, you may not pay it much attention. Failing to heed the signs of deterioration could result in serious injury to your pool. Read More …

Avoid A Wet Basement: Protect Your Belongings And Your Health By Keeping Your Basement Dry

1 March 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When your basement smells like mold or mildew, this means that you probably have a moisture problem in your home. If your basement floods when it rains, it's time to consider your basement waterproofing options. It's possible that you have a crack in your foundation or water is seeping up through the cement. While a sump pump should take care of any water that enters your basement, the water may not reach all the way to the sump pump. Read More …

Tracking Your Fire Alarm System’s Performance With Specialized Software

1 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Protecting family members from danger inside the home is a priority for many homeowners. In order to ensure that a house fire doesn't cause injury or death, access to a functional fire alarm system is a must. Many homeowners think that the installation of smoke detectors can provide sufficient protection, but these devices only work when properly maintained. Relying on specialized software to help you monitor your home's fire alarm system can be beneficial. Read More …