A downed tree, a structure to demolish, a swimming pool installation—all of these are common scenarios when a crane may be brought to a residential property to do some heavy lifting, literally. If you are the property owner and you have been left to reach out to a crane operator for help with a heavy-duty home project, you probably feel pretty confident that the project will go just fine. However, just like there are rules of safety the crane operator must follow, there are also safety rules you should remember while the crane is in operation around your home.
26 June 2018
Cabinetmakers, builders, and home owners often have strong opinions about countertops. That is, some feel very strongly about natural stone countertops because they are so stylish and valuable. On the other hand, others prefer affordability and low maintenance of composite countertops. Obviously, it also depends on where the countertop is going to be, and what you are going to be using it for. Regardless, there is really no right or wrong answer, it just depends on your budget and style goals.
8 May 2018
Among the many things to be cautious around in the home is electricity. So it is prudent that if you do not know your red wire from the black, green, and yellow, it's best to leave anything electric to the professionals. Electricians are a special breed who know how not to get electrocuted (it is a skill) and this is why homeowners should seek their services when they have anything electrical that needs attention.
25 March 2018
Painting the outside of your home is one of the first home renovations that people make. This is partly due to the fact that paint simply needs to be redone after years of fading and wearing off. Some people will repaint their exterior, even if their current colors are still bright and true, just because they want to give their home a new style. This article explains, exterior painting, one of the most cost effective home renovations for homeowners on a budget.
12 February 2018
If you have invested in some property, and are building homes on the property with the intention of selling them to luxury home buyers, you need to make sure that you include the right features in the homes that you are building. If you want to generate luxury home prices, you need luxury home features, such as an open floor plan, integrated technology, commercial kitchen features and appealing outdoor living space.
4 January 2018
The costs of having your rented dumpster picked up can really add up, especially if you have a big home renovation project and only so much dumpster space to work with. Knowing how to efficiently fill your dumpster not only helps save you time, but you'll also save hundreds of dollars in disposal fees. The following shows how you can make the most of the dumpster space you have on hand.
29 November 2017
If you have a room in your house that doesn't cool off like it should, you can fix the temperature in that room with a portable air conditioning unit. A portable air conditioning unit blows the exhaust out of your window but doesn't sit in your window. Rather, the unit sits inside of your house on wheels and can be moved around as long as you have a window to exhaust the air from.
25 October 2017