Renovating A Vintage Home? Three Types Of Windows You May Need Custom Made

Posted on: 4 February 2015

Vintage homes, especially those from the Victorian and Edwardian periods, are known for their intricate architectural styles and sometimes bold color choices. These elegant homes also sported a number of unusual window designs, often used on the same property. To keep the renovation authentic, you'll usually need to have the replacement glass custom made. If you aren't experienced in renovating these types of windows, you may also consider contracting the work out. [Read More]

Getting Bids From A Commercial Construction Project Manager? Look At More Than Just The Final Cost

Posted on: 30 December 2014

If your business is having a commercial building constructed, the first step in the project is to draw up plans for the building. This is usually done with an architect or other building professional. This is typically a rough draft of sorts, giving a construction crew an idea as to the shape, size and layout of the building. Once this is done, the next step is to hire a commercial construction project manager. [Read More]

Take These Precautions If Using Chemical Drain Cleaners

Posted on: 29 December 2014

Many plumbers recommend against using chemical drain cleaners, since the chemicals they contain may eat away not only at the gunk that's clogging your drain, but at your pipes as well. However, there are times when you're in a pinch and need a quick fix for a clogged drain, and pouring in a chemical drain cleaner can do the trick. Follow these tips to protect your pipes and your health when using chemical drain cleaner. [Read More]

Crabapple Tree Diseases And Pruning Diseased Trees

Posted on: 26 December 2014

If your flowering crabapple tree has dark spots or its leaves are falling prematurely, your tree has a disease. Below you'll learn about common crabapple tree diseases and how you can prune your tree back to health. Scab This fungal disease thrives during wet weather and cooler temperatures. The first indication of apple scab is dark colored spots on the leaves. As the fungus progresses, a fuzzy substance will appear on the leaf stems and foliage. [Read More]