Guidelines for Building a Custom Home

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If you really want to make the most out of home ownership, one of the best steps you can take is to reach out to a custom home builder for service. Building a home gives you the benefit of being the first and only person to live inside of the home and to have it constructed to your exact vision and specifications. If a custom-built home is an investment and life step that you are planning on taking, read below to make the most of these guidelines.

11 January 2017

Five Ways To Tell Where Your Pipes Are Located

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you have a water leak or if you are looking to add onto your house, you need to know where your underground water and sewer pipes are located. Without checking this information before you dig, you risk both rupturing a pipe by digging in the wrong place and/or spending unnecessary funds to dig up pipes that aren't affected by the leak. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to see where your underground pipes are located before you get out the shovel or hire a backhoe.

10 January 2017

Repairing A Leaking Refrigerator On Your Own

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If you noticed puddles of water accumulating underneath or inside of your refrigerator unit, you will most likely want to stop the leaking from occurring so your floors and uneaten food do not become ruined from moisture exposure. There are a few reasons why a refrigerator could have a sudden leaking problem. Here are some spots you should take a look at in detail in an attempt to stop water from dripping inside or underneath your unit.

20 December 2016

Tips For Maintaining Your Roof

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It is vital to make sure that you are doing everything you can in order to properly maintain your roof. By doing so, you will not have to worry as much about serious structural damage to your home because of a bad roof. Make use of the following maintenance tips. Check The Metal For Rust Pipes and flashing will probably be the most common metal parts that you will find on a shingled roof.

29 November 2016

Two Carpet Stains To Avoid Creating And How To Avoid Them


Most carpet cleaning professionals will agree that there are so many stains that will come out with a professional cleaning. However, there are a rare few stains that will never come out, and not even a professional carpet cleaner has what it takes to remove these stains. As such, you should avoid creating these carpet stains at all costs. Here are a couple of those stains and how to avoid creating them.

2 November 2016

How to Fix a Valley Leak on a Shingled Roof

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If your roof leaks, check the roof valley. Roof valleys are sloped sections of the roof that discard run-off water. Leaks occur because of poorly placed nails, missing shingles, or old shingles. Fixing a valley leak involves removing shingles and installing flashing. It is possible to fix the leak yourself regardless of your DIY roofing skills. Here are tips to fix a leaky roof valley on shingled roofs. Prepare to Work

18 October 2016

Fixing Leaks With Duct Tape? Better Solutions To Plumbing Woes

Construction & Contractors Blog

Everyone has heard of the "duct tape" home improvement technique. Just pop duct tape on any kind of rupture, and it'll be fine, right? That's not exactly how home improvement works, and while duct tape can be effective in temporarily stopping plumbing leaks, there are better solutions. Here are three tips for fixing drips and leaks the right way. Use Epoxy or Putty  The first thing you need to do is to shut off the water valve that allows water to enter the leaking pipe or faucet.

8 September 2016