2016

  • Creative Ways To Use Your Leftover Vinyl Siding

    Updating the look of your home's exterior can be a simple and effective way to add value to your property. Replacing your home's old siding with new vinyl siding, provided by a company like Allstate Gutter & Siding is one of the easiest ways to add curb appeal. If you find that you have some spare siding leftover after you have finished installing new vinyl on your home's exterior, here are two creative ways you can put the spare siding to good use.
    [Read More]

  • Four Tips For Making Window Replacement Worth Your Time

    If you are looking to replace the windows on your home, you want to be sure that you are replacing them with windows that are as energy efficient as possible. This will make window replacement well worth your time. Here are four tips for making this possible: Choose High-Quality Window Material: When it comes to replacing your windows, you want to be sure that you are willing to spend a bit more money instead of going with the cheapest option.
    [Read More]

  • Sprinkler Systems: 3 Signs It's Time For Repair Or A Replacement

    In order to ensure that your lawn is always green, you need to maintain your sprinkler system properly. Therefore, you need to make sure that you recognize the signs that it needs repair, including the following: 1. Leaks Are Continuously Popping Up.  One of the most obvious signs that your sprinkler system is in need of repair or replacement is that your pipes or sprinkler heads are leaking. Before you jump to conclusions, you first need to check and make sure that none of your sprinkler heads have come loose.
    [Read More]

  • Why It Might Be Best to Rent Some Equipment for Your Business

    Before you spend a lot of money on the purchase of new equipment for your business, you will want to take a few moments to read through the following reasons why you should look into equipment rentals from companies such as A-1 Rental. You Won't Have to Increase Your Insurance-Policy Value The more pieces of expensive equipment you own, the bigger your business insurance policy has to be. After all, you need it to cover everything, including the repair or replacement of any equipment that is damaged in an accident while transporting it down the road or from a natural disaster.
    [Read More]

  • 2 Important DIY Condenser-Cleaning Jobs

    If you run your air conditioner on a daily basis during the summer, it is going to need some extra maintenance. Most importantly, you need to ensure that the condenser unit is properly serviced. Of course, you will need to hire an HVAC professional to service the inside of your unit, but there are a few things you can do to the outside of your unit that could greatly affect its productivity.
    [Read More]

  • Everything In Its Place — 6 Keys To Location In Your Kitchen Remodel Layout

    Planning a kitchen remodel gives homeowners a unique opportunity to correct things in the layout that make kitchen activities harder. But, if you've never designed a kitchen, how can you know how to make it work the best? Here's a handy guide to 6 keys to putting everything in the right location. Know the Triangle. Kitchen design generally starts with what's known as the "work triangle"—the sink, stove/range, and refrigerator. These three vital cooking elements should be the most carefully thought-out part of your early designs.
    [Read More]

  • Reasons To Choose Stucco For Your Commercial Siding

    Stucco siding is usually a mixture of sand, cement, water and other aggregate materials for color and structure. If you've been thinking about giving your commercial building a more rustic appearance, stucco siding may be a great option. Here are a few things that you should know about stucco siding before you make a decision. The return is worth the investment. If you have the room in your renovation budget to spend a little more up front in exchange for a longer lifespan and more reliability, stucco siding is a great choice.
    [Read More]

  • Use These Two Tips To Add Some Charm To Your Landscaping

    A well landscaped yard has manicured bushes, mowed lawn, colorful flowers, trees, and shrubs. If these things are all maintained, they will make your home look beautiful. You can go beyond these things to make your yard look even better. Below are two ways you can add some charm to your landscaping. Use Decorative Rocks Decorative rocks can be used in your landscaping in many different ways. You could lay the rocks over the mulch in your flower garden to add a decorative element to your garden.
    [Read More]

  • Window Care Tips For Oceanfront Business Owners

    The oceanfront is a great place to invest in commercial property, but it also comes with some unique challenges. One of the things that many new business owners overlook when buying property on the ocean is the threat of salt and water spots on their windows. Here's a look at what you need to know about taking care of your new building's windows so you can enjoy that ocean view and ensure that customers can see inside as they stroll along the sidewalk.
    [Read More]

  • Budget Bathroom Brush-Ups For Any Landlord

    If your rental property is aging and needs some updating, completing a full remodel might be outside your maintenance budget. However, failing to update rooms like the bathroom or kitchen can cost you money when it comes to trying to attract new renters or increase the rent. The good news is that you can remodel a bathroom with less money than you might expect. Here are 5 great ways to freshen it up while saving money.
    [Read More]