Building Tips from a Stagehand

How To Fix A Leaky Chimney

When you open up your chimney damper, do you, have water, leaves, ashes and other debris fall into your fireplace? If this is happening there are a few different possible causes. They are usually very easy to fix, but finding and diagnosing the problem is often the hardest part. This article explains two of the most common causes of a leaky chimney and how they are fixed. You can personally do some of these checks, but most of the work (definitely the actual repairs) will need to handled by chimney repair experts. Read More 

How To Tell If Your Pool Needs To Be Repaired

As a pool owner, you want to make sure that you are well versed on the various signs of pool problems. This way, you can have those issues addressed quickly. The longer you wait to have the problems dealt with, the more likely it is that you are going to find your swimming season cut short. To prevent that from happening, you will want to be on the lookout for the following things. Read More 

Installing A Private Road For Access To Your Property Or Business

The location of a home or business on privately owned land with limited access can be a problem. If the land is not eligible to have a town or city road coming to it, you may have to hire a contractor to put in a private road to the land at your cost. It will also mean having to pay for the upkeep on the road, so making sure it is constructed right is important. Read More 

Have Dirty, Stained Walls? Get Professional Painting To Make It Look New Again

Painting your home after a few years have gone by is normal, especially if you are just touching up the colors to bring out the boldness again. This can quickly change if you have walls that are not in excellent shape. While semi-gloss or full gloss paint is usually something that you can clean with great results, flat paint is not this way and requires much more careful action or just skipping it altogether. Read More 

3 Signs That You Should Repair Your Appliance Instead Of Replacing

Dealing with a broken washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, or other household appliance can be a major pain. If you're like many homeowners, you might assume that your best course of action is to replace the appliance rather than repairing it. In some cases, this is the best option. However, you shouldn't just buy another appliance without looking into your other options first. These are a few signs that it might be worth it to repair your existing appliance rather than buying a new one. Read More