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How Much Snow on the Roof Is Too Much?
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:45pm

Well, it really depends on who you are talking to!

If you were to ask dear old Santa Claus, I am sure that he would say ‘Ho,ho,ho! there can never be enough snow on the roof for me!’ He wants as much as possible for his sleigh full of toys and the reindeer to make a comfortable landing on.

How Long To Leave Plaster Before Painting?
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 1:45pm

The correct answer to that question may surprise you!

It is “Your guess is as good as mine,” and there is a good reason for why it is so vague.

Being an extremely impatient person, I can totally relate to anyone who pesters their plasterer with this question. After all, you have saved up the money to get the job done, found the right plasterer (okay maybe it is a DIY job), bought all the right products and watched excitedly as coat after coat of plaster has painstakingly been applied to your old, crumbly wall. Of course, you want to get to the good bit – the painting. 

Are Hardwood Floors Bad for Dogs?
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 2:45pm

You did it! You finally adopted the puppy you’ve been ogling for weeks. You created a checklist of everything you need to ensure your new bundle of fur feels right at home. You bought the highest-rated wet food, the squeakiest chew toys, and oh so many treats. You even went as far as puppy-proofing your apartment. As you let out a sigh of relief and settle in for a mega cuddle session with your new best friend, you realize you didn’t consider one major significant detail – your hardwood floor. Dogs can be hard on wood flooring and vice versa. 

Replacing Your Air Conditioner?  Don’t Sweat It!
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:31pm

It is 101 degrees in the shade and even hotter inside your home.  The serviceman just gave you bad news, your air conditioner is dead and cannot be resurrected, an unfortunate yet common issue explains Superior HVAC, a provider of HVAC in Houston.  Closing the front door and walking into the kitchen feels like a death sentence.  Sipping ice water and sweating bullets you wonder, what is this going to cost me? 

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 2:45pm

It is 101 degrees in the shade and even hotter inside your home.  The serviceman just gave you bad news, your air conditioner is dead and cannot be resurrected, an unfortunate yet common issue explains Superior HVAC, a provider of HVAC in Houston.  Closing the front door and walking into the kitchen feels like a death sentence.  Sipping ice water and sweating bullets you wonder, what is this going to cost me? 

 

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. 

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