Odd Things Often Found During Chimney Inspections & Why They Are Problematic

30 December 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Chimney inspectors specialize in inspecting a chimney to make sure it is safe for use, and these pros often find odd things in a chimney that are causing problems with the fireplace use down below.  Lost Family Photos There have been cases in which chimneys were specifically used to tuck away a fireproof box of family heirlooms, but sometimes, things get inside the chimney by mistake. Family photos are an excellent example. Read More 

Ornamental Fencing Makes Your House Look Better

24 November 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Fencing can be more than just functional and a way to keep your space delineated from someone else's space. Your fencing can also be ornamental.  Ornamental Fencing Ornamental fencing is fencing that is designed to look nice as its primary purpose. The fencing may also serve a practical purpose by delineating a space, but that isn't necessarily the first reason that these fences are installed. The fencing can be something that is relatively short, and which isn't really designed to protect anything, but to enhance an area. Read More 

Have A Sagging Wood Gate? Tips For Fixing This Problem On Your Own

7 September 2019
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When you are finished with installing your wood fence, the gates will likely swinging open without any obstructions. However, the gates may over time. The gates will then become difficult to unlatch, and part of the gates will rub against the ground. This is a common problem with gates that are wide and heavy, which only rely on the hinge to stay upright. Thankfully, there is a solution to this problem that can prevent gates from sagging. Read More 

A Few Roofing Considerations When You’re Planning To Finish Your Attic

7 September 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're planning on converting your attic into a spare room, it's the perfect time to have new roofing put on too. When you'll have furniture and electronics in the space, the last thing you want is a roof leak that ruins your belongings or makes the room smell musty. Here are some other roofing considerations when you're converting an attic. Making Changes To The Roof Your attic has to be built according to code, and building codes usually require a certain amount of space. Read More 

3 Things You Need To Think About Before Buying A Lot For Sale

25 July 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Do you have an interest in owning some lot space? You might want to convert the lot into something else in the future, but you will first need to find the right lot and then spend the money on it. You might be surprised to find out how many different types of lots are available in your area — some of which might be incredibly spacious. Before you invest in a specific lot, you must take a few important things into consideration. Read More