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Why You Should Give Your Garage Door Some Attention Before Winter

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Winter is approaching, and it’s definitely a good idea for homeowners to give their garage doors some attention before the colder weather hits. If you haven’t scheduled an appointment with your garage door repair professional already, you’ll probably want to do it before winter begins. Here’s why. You’ll Definitely Want to Make Use of Your Garage Door This Winter Some people park their cars in their driveways and don’t even use their garages during the warmer months of the year. Read More»

What To Expect When You Have Your Property Boundaries Surveyed

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Before you build anything on your property such as a fence, shed, or pool, it’s a good idea to have a land survey done. This guarantees that your new addition won’t encroach on someone’s land or on an easement, and it will save you from the cost of having to move your building, fence, or pool. Here’s a look at how a land survey is done. Old Records Are Studied Read More»

4 Common DIY Roofing Mistakes To Avoid When Installing 3-Tab Asphalt Shingles

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Whether you are installing 3-tab shingles on a new garage or need to fix a leaking section of your roof, avoid these four common DIY roofing mistakes. Not Using the Shingle Manufacturer’s Nailing Instructions All shingle manufacturers print instructions on their packaging that explains exactly how many nails to use on each 3-tab strip and where to nail them in. If you do not follow these instructions to the letter, then the roof will leak more quickly and will have a shorter useful life before it needs replacement. Read More»

What Do Energy Efficient Doors Do That Other Doors Don't?

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Doors, by their very mechanical nature, open and close, letting heated air or cooled air escape and be replaced by whatever temperature of air is outside. You might wonder what energy efficient doors do that other doors do not. Clearly, energy efficient doors open and close and let an exchange of indoor/outdoor air to occur. That is the same as any other door, to be sure, except that energy efficient doors do a lot more than just open and close. Read More»

How To Ready Your Home Exterior And Yard For Spring

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Winter weather can be harsh and cause damage to and leave debris behind on and around your home and yard. Once the worst of winter has passed and the snow and ice melt, take some time to inspect and repair your home’s exterior and yard to prepare if for the upcoming season. Here are some tips to help you accomplish this. Clean Out Roof Drainage Safely access your roof to clean off any debris that have accumulated on the roof an din the gutters from winter weather. Read More»