Posts Tagged: Home Improvement Tips

Quick Tips for Waterproofing your Basement

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Water is the home’s number one enemy, and one of the easiest places for water to make its way into your home is through your basement. No one wants a wet basement. Water can cause mold, mildew, wood rot, paint damage, and other things too. But, we cannot stop mother nature from giving us the… Read more »

Honey Do Checklist for Fall and Winter

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Preparing for winter is a specialized activity, especially in places that face extreme weather conditions. If you avoid preparing, you face additional challenges. Create your honey do checklist early for a safe and healthy winter. A honey do checklist for fall and winter will definitely help you. Make sure to check all of the boxes… Read more »

Best Practices for Cleaning Vinyl Siding

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A vinyl siding is almost maintenance free. But like all external materials, you have to clean it once in a while to ensure its longevity and durability. You’ll need to clean off bird and insect droppings, dirt, grime and dust if it has to retain its aesthetics for years. Here is a step by step… Read more »

Responsible Home Owners Need a Deck Safety Inspection Every Year

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Do you own a deck?  The information in this article applies to every home owner with a deck in their outdoor living space.  Whether you use your deck frequently or barely at all, there is a safety concern that we are all responsible for addressing.  Here is helpful information we all need to know about… Read more »

7 Things you Need to Know About Building a Deck

Permitting Building a deck almost always requires a permit.  Builders need a permit to build decks over a certain height and size.  Each geographical area holds different permitting laws and codes to follow.  Start by researching the permitting requirements in your area before starting the project.  As a tip, your contractor should be familiar with permit… Read more »