Tips for All Stages of Home Remodeling and Renovating

What Might Cause Your Gas Furnace To Blow Cold Air?

There are several things that could cause your gas furnace to blow cold air, and not all of these problems require assistance from a furnace repair professional. Knowing the causes of this problem (and the solutions) can help you avoid unnecessary repair calls. In addition, knowing how to troubleshoot this problem can help you avoid having a cold home in the middle of winter. What might cause your gas furnace to blow cold air? Read More 

Eight Things Your Residential Architect Wants You To Know

If you are hiring an architect to build your home and haven't been through the process before, you may find the learning curve a bit higher than you expected. Here are eight things residential architects wished their clients knew from the start to avoid confusion and to help their projects go more smoothly. 1. Understand why you hire an architect in the first place. When you build or remodel a home, you don't have to use an architect. Read More 

Rain Gardens: A Creative Solution to Your Drainage Problems

One problem with installing a drainage system to keep your yard dry, such as a French drain, is the final destination of the runoff water. Where is it all going to end up? One excellent solution is to create a rain garden. This landscape feature offers a way to eliminate excess water on your lawn and also beautify your property at the same time. Here is a look at some of the considerations involved. Read More 

3 Common Deck Problems And Their Solutions

Decks are an integral part of the marina. They provide users with a means to get from the shore and into their boat safely. Without a deck, it can be quite difficult to gain entry into your craft. However, decks are often exposed to the elements of the world on a regular basis. Because of this, they end up wearing down and deteriorating. Thankfully, there are simple solutions to some of the common problems that deck owners face today. Read More 

Examining The Importance Of Proper Grading Before New Home Construction

When you are ready to build a new house, taking the time to plan ahead is extremely important to avoid serious and expensive problems later on. One of the most important aspects of new home construction is grading. If your home is not on the proper grade, the slope of the land your home is built on, you may be surprised to learn the kinds of problems you will have to deal with after a few years have passed. Read More 

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Tips for All Stages of Home Remodeling and Renovating

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!