Building Tips from a Stagehand

Strategies for Saving Money While Building Your Custom Home

If you and your spouse have decided to build a custom home, then it is vital that you know how to save yourselves some money during the process. To get you started thinking about different ways you can trim down your budget, consider each of the following strategies: Tour Homes to Determine the Layout and Finishes You Want in Your Custom Home Before you start designing your home, first you need to be sure of the space use and finishes you want. Read More 

Cracked Or Broken Patio Door Glass? Dos And Don’ts For Fixing It Quickly To Keep Your Family Safe

When patio door glass cracks or breaks, it is important to fix the door quickly to keep your family safe. A broken patio door window makes your home easier for criminals to break into, and if there is jagged glass left in the door, it poses a safety hazard to small children, pets, and even adults. Whether you have swinging, sliding, French, or any other patio door style, make sure you fix your door(s) promptly to re-secure your home and eliminate the safety hazard it poses. Read More 

Interesting Ways to Keep Your Home Warm: Tips for You

If you are a homeowner living in an area in which winters can be harsh, you may find winter to be especially frustrating and troubling. After all, you want your home to be comfortable and cozy for you all throughout the year, and you want to be able to take refuge from the cold outside during the winter months. The problem is that you may not know some of the ways that you can get your home as warm and comfortable as possible in spite of the frigid cold outside. Read More 

Change the Doors Inside Your Home to Transform the Space

Some homeowners look for elaborate and costly answers to solve the issues they face in their home when the solution can often be simpler than expected. Where doors are concerned, the existing doors throughout your home might be problematic for a wide range of reasons, such as that they make a room feel cramped or closed off. If you're facing such conundrums, it's worthwhile to hire a general contractor to make some changes to your doors. Read More 

Protecting Your Business From Fire Hazards During A Flash Flood

It may seem counter-intuitive, but flash floods can pose a major fire risk for commercial properties caught in their path. Worse, when a fire does break out during a flood, it may be difficult if not impossible for emergency services to respond in time to save the building. Because of this, it is critically important for business owners in areas prone to floods to have a fire protection plan in place before disaster strikes. Read More