Tips for All Stages of Home Remodeling and Renovating
When it comes to the age-old "battle of the sexes," even the A/C thermostat can become a battlefield. In the office during the summertime, you may have noticed your female colleagues bundling up while your male colleagues shed their suit jackets. At home, your significant other might have different ideas about how cold is too cold. As it turns out, there are plenty of good reasons why women might find the A/C a bit too cold for their tastes.
Whether you work in the construction industry and are looking for equipment for an upcoming project, or if you are in any other type of business and are thinking about renting heavy rental equipment for some other purpose, there are a few things that you will need to find out first. Make sure that you check on these things before contacting the equipment rental company to ensure that things go as smoothly as possible.
Black walnuts are a stately tree prized for their valuable lumber and plentiful walnut production, but they can also pose a problem when landscaping or for households with children and pets. Thanks to a unique survival adaptation, these trees leach a toxic substance known as juglone into the soil, and it can also accumulate in the leaves, bark and hulls of their fruit. Typically, you can work around the toxic tendencies of black walnut trees through some careful landscaping.
Maintaining the appearance and value of your home will require you to ensure that the exterior is kept in the best condition possible. For those with wood exteriors, this can involve a significant amount of work as it will be necessary to keep the wood painted and sealed to avoid rot. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners that may not have enough experience with siding to make an informed choice about making this upgrade, but learning the answers to some frequently asked vinyl siding questions may help you to make better-informed choices.
If you are living in a condo, your air conditioning unit might be working harder than it needs to. Factors such as common areas storing heat, pollution, and maintenance issues might make you feel like your AC unit is fighting a losing battle. Here are four tips to help maximize your air conditioning unit's efficiency if you live in a shared community such as a condo.
1. Sealing off Interior Doors
When my wife and I were looking for a new home, we only had a few homes to choose from that were within the district we wanted our children to attend. That made it tough to find a home that was "perfect" for us, but thankfully, we left room in our budget to make changes to the home we bought. Thankfully, the home we bought was large enough for us to live in during the renovation process, although we did have to make our children share rooms until we added that bedroom we needed. We learned that careful planning is important to ensuring the final result of your renovation projects is exactly how you want it, and we dedicated at lot of time to planning. We learned so much during the process that we wanted to make a blog to share our tips and experience on!