2015

Ho, Ho, Help! Getting Your Gutters Ready For Santa’s Arrival

When contemplating the coming season and the inevitable arrival of Santa Claus, you may have overlooked something that could seriously put a kink in Kris Kringle's plans- your gutters. The gutters of your home serve a very distinct purpose: to guide water from precipitation, snow, and run-off from the roof and away from the house. This helps to prevent roofing issues later on, and curbs the risk of water damage to your home. Read More 

Slate Roof Woes: Signs Of Wear That Homeowners Should Never Ignore

Unlike most other roofing materials, slate roofing tiles are often capable of spanning an entire century or more. But this long lifespan can come with a price, especially if it lulls homeowners into believing their slate roof is impervious to wear from aging or damage from the elements. In fact, much like other types of roofing, slate tiles should be inspected periodically to ensure that they remain in good repair and are not allowing moisture to penetrate the home. Read More 

3 Tips For Dealing With Water Damage Restoration In Your Home

If you are dealing with any sort of water damage situation, you must make the proper steps in order to get rid of it as quickly and efficiently as possible. If you fail to do this, your home will encounter a tremendous amount of long-term or insurmountable damage that will be costly. If you want to be able to deal with a flood, pipe burst or any other sort of situation that requires water removal, read on and follow the tips presented below. Read More 

Recovering From Major Flood Damage In Your Home

It only takes moments for your home and personal items to be covered by flood waters. But it can take weeks to salvage your possessions. The key to saving as much as possible is getting items up out of the water as quickly as you can. Here is what you need to know about saving your home and personal items from water damage. The Flood Water Source is Important Water restoration companies categorize flood water based on the number and type or hazardous organisms contained within: Read More 

Refinishing An Old Wood Desk Into A New Office Favorite

If you wish to place a desk in your home to use in an office or for your child to do homework on, but you do not have the funds to buy a new piece of furniture at the time, consider looking for an old one to refinish. It is possible to find an old wood desk for a cheap price at a yard sale, flea market, or through private sales listed online. When you find one to purchase, refinishing can be done on your own with some household tools and the following tips. Read More