5 Reasons Why You May Want To Install An Exterior Drain Tile In Your Garden

Posted on: 11 January 2016

Usually, exterior drain tiles are associated with the protection of your basement or foundation. However, these water management systems can also be useful in your garden. In gardens, drain tiles usually follow the low areas of your land to promote faster draining of excess surface water and maintain high water tables at a reasonable level. It is a project that you can complete on your own, but professional contractors will have the tools and experience to maximize your drainage by installing a drain tile with proper slope and surface access. [Read More]

When The Winter Weather Can Wreck Your Roof: Preventative Tips For Homeowners

Posted on: 18 December 2015

Winter comes and goes, and if you are not careful, your roof can go with it. The cold weather, the snow, and even some holiday traditions can land you with some costly repair work if you don't work to prevent damages. Here are some useful tips that can help you avoid any roofing woes that could affect you this season. 1. Make sure your roof is properly insulated and ventilated. [Read More]

Redesigning History: 3 Reasons Window Restoration Is The Way To Go In A Historic Home

Posted on: 8 December 2015

Whether you own a historic home or you are looking into purchasing one, you should be prepared to face several reparations. As a house ages, parts of the house tend to deteriorate, such as the windows. While your first thought may be to replace old and deteriorated windows, modern windows often look out of place on older, historic homes. Fortunately, window restoration is entirely possible, even with some of the saddest looking windows. [Read More]

Problems That Can Occur When A New House Is Built In An Established Neighborhood & What To Do About Them

Posted on: 10 November 2015

Most new neighbors who construct new houses don't do so out of spite, even though that is a strange phenomenon... oddly enough. Instead, most new neighbors try to make sure their houses are constructed so they don't interfere with neighboring homes and properties, especially since inadvertently damaging someone else's property can be grounds for a lawsuit. And there's also the fact that neighbors have to live next to each other, which can make for some unpleasant situations if things aren't handled properly during the construction phase. [Read More]