16 September 2015
To get the full breadth of all the advantages that comes with the use of concrete, such as durability and ease of maintenance, all that one has to do is follow simple mixing, pouring, and curing instructions. Concrete can, however, be unforgiving if you take shortcuts or ignore any of the simple concrete best practices that make it tick. One of the ways it shows its displeasure is through leaving behind ugly, and potentially harmful, marks and cracks.
Reasons To Install A Residential Elevator In Your Home
27 August 2015
Do you live in a multi-story home with an elderly relative? Are you considering installing an elevator so that he or she can more easily move between floors? Installing residential elevators can be a big step for many people, since it alters a house's layout. If you are worried about how an elevator might affect you and your home, here are the answers to some questions you may have:
Will an elevator clash with existing decor?
4 Factors That Could Influence The Cost Of Your New Water Heater
11 August 2015
Are you thinking about having a new water heater installed in your home? If so, then you might be wondering how much a new water heater installation is going to cost you. Typically, homeowners can expect to spend around $1,000 for a new water heater that's professionally installed. However, there are some factors that can affect the overall price you pay--either for better or for worse. By knowing which factors will apply to your situation, you can get a better idea of whether your cost will be above, below, or right around that $1,000 mark.
Should I Install Hardwood Flooring In My Bathroom?
30 July 2015
Wood and water don't mix well, so it's no surprise that many homeowners bypass wood flooring in favor of moisture-resistant materials like porcelain or ceramic tile in the bathroom, where moisture is a frequent concern. Of course, just because wood is less common in the bathroom, that doesn't mean you shouldn't use this material for your floors. Wood flooring is a great way to soften up a cold, sterile bathroom, and it can help pull together your home decor when every room is finished with the same flooring.