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What is the Typical Cost for Water Damage Restoration?
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 2:45pm

Water damage is nefarious and multifaceted, rearing up any time rain or shine. Costs can range a lot depending on the level of damage needed to be fixed. Before we jump on overall costs, lets look at all the different types of water damage that are most common.

How to Build a Fitted Wardrobe in an Alcove
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 2:12pm

Fitted wardrobes are the best choice for most homes. There are endless reasons, ranging from the fact that they maximize space, can fit into any space no matter how awkward, they can be custom tailored to individual needs, incorporate custom lighting, etc. Did you know that that awkward empty space in your room can be converted into a good storage space? You can do this by constructing a fitted wardrobe into that alcove. 

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 1:21pm

Have you been thinking about insulating your garage door? Insulating a garage door can be a great idea. This is an easy upgrade to make. Before you start, it’s important to know how to insulate a garage door. You should know the benefits of insulating a garage door and how much it costs.  

What is an Insulated Garage Door?

Insulated garage doors are garage doors with two layers of steel. Between these layers is insulation. This creates more energy efficiency. If you live in a very hot or very cold climate, an insulated garage door is a good idea.

How to Trim an Apple Tree
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 12:00am

Are you wondering how to trim your apple tree? Maybe you’re thinking about planting one, and are doing research on how to take care of it correctly. Or you already have a tree, and want to make sure you’re doing all you can to keep it healthy. Another term for trimming is “pruning”, which can affect how the tree grows depending on when and how you do it.

How to Lay Decking on Uneven Ground
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 12:00am

Unless you’re rich enough to buy whatever you want whenever you want it, you’ll most likely have to deal with things in life being imperfect from time to time.  A common example of this is an uneven yard. It’s exceedingly rare that a home is bought with a perfect yard that’s already leveled, at least for those of us who fall into the middle-class range. Luckily, with a little bit of research, it will be easier than you think to build a great deck or patio and get the results you want. 

How to Clean a French Drain
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 5:58pm

A French drain is a commonly preferred type of drainage system for property owners or developers. It serves a very functional purpose and has the benefit of solving some basic flooding issues. When you have a French drain, then you don’t have to worry about your flat yard becoming waterlogged or your basement getting wet. A French drain is designed in a sloped way in which there is a trench that’s filled with gravel, with a pipe that channels all the water away from your house, towards the gravel trench.

What Is a Consumer Unit?
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 7:54pm

You just might have heard the term "consumer unit" often, and still not understand what it is all about. In fact, as long as you have electricity supply, a consumer unit is something very useful and functional to have. Which in fact you do! Although you might not exactly know what it is or what it does, it is quite easy to recognize. And of course, you need not to be so techy to understand the basic, yet vital details about using a consumer unit. It is mostly located in the utility room, garage or somewhere not so open within the home. This is probably for safety purposes as well.

What Are Some Easy Ways to Increase My Car’s Horsepower?
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 12:00am

You’ve heard the word horsepower before and you know it’s good to have a lot of it in an engine. There are many ways to increase your car’s horsepower that range from the simple to more in-depth. Before we jump into that though let’s first define what horsepower is.

What Insurance Should My Builder Have?
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 1:44am

Much like any other type of business professional, insurance coverage is needed to adequately protect the insured from claims that might arise. Being a contractor means that some hazardous work could be performed. It is important as a customer to make sure that your contractor is properly insured. Otherwise, you could be facing out of pocket charges on claims that aren’t your fault. What kind of coverage is needed and how can you make sure that your contractor is covered? The following guide will assist you in making the smartest decision on your contractor selection.

Does Renters Insurance Cover Water Damage?
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 2:47pm

When you rent an apartment, it is important to stay protected. Unlike homeowners insurance, there is only a need to cover your inside walls, because the apartment complex should have a separate policy in place to cover the rest. Your renters insurance policy will protect your items, or “personal property.” If you have things that are valuable, such as clothing, electronics, jewelry, and other items, it is worth obtaining a comprehensive insurance policy to make sure that you are covered. Plenty of things can happen in your apartment.

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