Many homes are constructed on concrete foundations. Some property owners do not realize that pipes run beneath their foundations. This also leaves them clueless about the fact that water leaks can occur beneath their foundations. These types of leaks are referred to as slab leaks. If they are detected and corrected in a timely manner, the plumbing repair can be fairly simple. However, delayed detection and repair can lead to costly plumbing repairs because the leaks can negatively impact foundations.
- When you approach a bathroom remodel, one area you want to give special attention to is the shower space. Many homeowners are choosing a walk-in shower over a shower-and-tub combination. This can be a big project because it might mean opening up the walls to re-work the plumbing and adding waterproof sheeting to the walls. The result, though, is a beautifully functional shower space. Design a walk-in shower that complements your morning routine as well as your bathroom design.
- When it comes to buying a home, it may seem that the most affordable option is to buy an existing home. However, this actually isn't the case. In fact, the many benefits of buying a custom-built home include money savings that you aren't generally going to find with a pre-existing home. Here are four specific reasons you should consider a custom-built home over an existing home: Automatic Energy Efficiency: Most of the time, when you move into a pre-existing home, you are going to find that the appliances, HVAC, and more need to be updated because they are no longer the most efficient items that a home can have.
- If you're getting ready to install new gutters on your home and you're thinking about adding leaf guards, preparation is key to getting the best performance from them. In fact, there are a few common problems that can occur with leaf guard installation that may lead to more serious issues. Here's a look at what you need to know about optimizing your gutter and leaf guard installation to protect your home.
- Tackling a landscaping project is no small feat, especially if you are contemplating doing a large project on your own for the first time. You may have a great idea of exactly what you want to achieve in your front or back yard, but making it a reality is another thing altogether, and requires quite a bit of forethought. So if you're looking to be as prepared as possible before starting your project, take a look below at three great tips you will want to keep in mind during the process of doing some residential landscaping.