Building Tips from a Stagehand

Stop Cracking Up! Understand And Repair Your Driveway Cracks

As a homeowner, you probably understand the importance of cleaning and repairs on your home's exterior. From enhanced appeal and protecting its value, it is easy to see the imperative nature of upkeep on your home. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and effort on your driveway. Considering it sees a great deal of abuse overtime, it can decrease your home's curb appeal without periodic cleaning and repairs. Read More 

Just Purchased A Home? What You Need To Know About Keeping Your Basement Dry

When you own a home with a basement that provides storage for valuables or additional living quarters, it is imperative that you protect that space from moisture and water. While there is nothing you can do about natural catastrophes that cause flooding, you can prevent other causes of water damage. If you are a new homeowner worried about water entering your home, the following list of the most common causes of household flooding can help you identify problems areas so you can take swift action to safeguard your basement. Read More 

Returning Home With A Baby After A Flood

If you suffer from a flood in your house, either from natural causes or a burst pipe, returning home can be a long process of cleaning, sanitizing, and restoring your home. If you have a baby, the process can be even more difficult. With the help of a professional team, the difficult and emotional parts of restoring your home can be taken care of. However, you may want to know how to clean and sanitize some of your child's personal belongings for immediate use. Read More 

3 Issues That Will Cause A Clogged Dishwasher

After a long day at work and several hours of preparing dinner, the last thing you want to do is wash your dishes by hand. However, your dishwasher isn't draining correctly, and you're having trouble identifying the cause of the problem. Instead of continuing to wash your dishes by hand every night, inspect your dishwasher assembly for these three problems and perform or arrange for the necessary repairs: Clogged Garbage Disposal Read More 

Building Your Dream Home? 3 New And Cool Technologies For Residential Windows

Are you getting ready to build your dream home? Do you want every nook and cranny of your new pad to ooze with the newest gadgets and latest technology? Make your windows no exception -- read on for 3 of the coolest new technologies in residential windows. Self-Cleaning Windows Self-cleaning windows are sprayed with an ultra-thin layer of titanium dioxide. In the scientific world, titanium dioxide is known as a photocatalyst, which means that, when exposed to ultraviolet light, it can change the molecular composition of other things it comes in contact with. Read More