Your House is Your Haven: Don't Neglect the Interior

  • 5 Reasons for Leaky Seamless Gutters

    6 August 2021

    Seamless gutters are less likely to develop leaks since they have few seams to fail, but they aren't immune to the possibility of dripping water. Fortunately, most seamless gutter leaks and drips are easily fixed. 1. Drip edge Issues Water may run off the drip edge of the roof and behind the gutter trough, causing it to leak down the fascia boards on the eaves and along the siding. Readjusting the gutters so they better align under the drip edge is one way to repair the issue, but a gutter apron may be more effective.

  • 5 Ways To Create A More Eco-Friendly Kitchen

    6 May 2021

    Making your kitchen greener will have a positive impact on the environment. Start with a few small steps. The following are five ideas to help you get started. 1. Sponges and Cloths Stop buying disposable sponges and paper towels. Instead, replace these items with reusable products. You can find cloth and natural sponges for scrubbing dishes and counters. When these items do reach the end of their useful life, you can usually compost them.

  • Granite: It's Worth It

    16 February 2021

    When choosing kitchen countertops, many homeowners go back and forth as to whether they should spring for the granite counters. Granite has a reputation for being the premier counter material, but it also has the reputation of being expensive. But here's the thing: granite is worth it. If you do have the room in your budget to spring for those granite counters, you should — and here's why. They will last a lifetime.

  • The Advantages Of Investing In Motorized Blinds For Your House

    13 November 2020

    The blinds that you use on your windows influence the overall look and style of your home. When you want to invest in window coverings that will be an asset over the years, you may look to the convenience and luxury that shades can offer. However, before you go shop for motorized shades, you need to learn what benefits are available with electric blinds designed for residential use. These advantages go along with using motorized blinds in your home.

  • Balusters, Rails, And Stairs — Oh My! How To Choose An Interior Stair Railing Style

    10 November 2020

    Stairs are a large part of the personality of a home. When considering home renovation, there are many ways to update stairs by replacing, refinishing, painting, or adding a carpet runner. However, in this category, the renovation with the biggest impact is an update to the stair railing. Unless you have extensive experience in home reconstruction, the best route to take with this project is to hire an interior railing service.

  • Five Garage Storage Tips

    24 July 2020

    This summer, make your garage a pleasant area to work and store items by installing a custom storage system. The following tips can help you organize the space so that it works better for your needs. 1. Group By Zones Begin by pulling everything out of your garage and organizing it by use or work zones. For example, all the lawn equipment should be grouped together, the tools go in another grouping, and tools go in yet another.

  • Minor Gutter Issues You Can Fix

    18 June 2020

    While some gutter repair work might be beyond your ability to do, there are lots of minor ways you can fix up your gutters in order to get the most of out of them with the least amount of hassle. Here's just a few. Loud Downspouts Gutters can sometimes be really noisy, and downspouts are often a major culprit. The dripping sounds can really get to you, especially if you've hit a wet weather patch.