The windows in your home provide natural light during the day, offer a view of the outside, and protect your home's interior from the elements outside. Damaged windows can detract from the aesthetic of your home as well as allowing cold air in and warm air out. They also create a security concern as they are easier to enter the home through. Replacing a damaged or broken window is important and should be done as quickly as possible.
- Tree removals are a fairly routine procedure that many homeowners will need to have done. However, these services can be easily misunderstood, which can cause well-meaning homeowners to make poor decisions when it comes to having one or more trees removed. Myth: Trees Should Only Be Removed If They Are Dead It is common for homeowners to avoid removing trees from their yards. This is an easy concern to understand as large trees can provide ample shade, and they can take many years to grow.
- When it comes to maintaining your home, the quality of your plumbing system can play a significant role in determining how serviceable your property is. Many homeowners fail to realize that they can easily use their sense of hearing to identify any problems that could potentially be plaguing their plumbing system. Here are three types of noises that you should be listening for when evaluating the quality of your home's pipes, and some simple ways that you can address these noises in the future.
- It seems so unfair -- your next-door neighbor can apparently conjure up a lush, beautiful garden out of thin air with no effort at all, while you make a spectacle of yourself sprinkling, spraying, sweating and straining just to keep your plant life alive. If you're tired of the sheer effort you're forced to expend (and the amusement, pity or irritation it evokes in onlookers), here are some subtler, less visible methods to help you keep both your garden and your thumb looking that much greener.
- Old houses offer some amazing exhibitions of craftsmanship and character, which is why some people are drawn to older homes when they begin their search for a house to buy. However, older homes can bring problems, like sketchy renovation reports, old windows, or poor structural condition. One of the most expensive problems can be poor or incorrect plumbing. If you are set on buying an older home, you need to know what warning signs indicate expensive plumbing repairs.