The Deal With Radon Gas

20 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

You want your home to be as safe as possible, and this is why homes are inspected before you buy them. The inspection is going to check for structural issues, check the integrity of the roof, and make sure that the electrical system is safe, but the inspection is also going to check for radon. Radon a product of the break down of uranium, which is radioactive. The problem that you may find is that radon can then break down further in your lungs, but the elements are still radioactive, which can cause cancer. Read More 

When A Short Circuit Occurs, It Is Time To Call A Professional

23 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Messing around with a home's electrical design is never a good idea for the amateur. This is doubly true when a dangerous situation like a short circuit occurs. Here's why homeowners who think they understand their home's electrical design should still leave it to the professionals. Symptoms Of A Short Circuit When a short circuit occurs, it will cause a few effects. First of all, electrical outlets can start to spark, including when you plug or unplug electrical items. Read More 

Finding the Source of a Leak Within Your Asphalt Shingled Rooftop

15 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have been noticing areas inside of your home where water is dripping from the ceiling or along walls, you are most likely concerned about its presence and want to have it stopped immediately. It will be necessary for you to evaluate the condition of your roof to determine if it is the cause of this occurrence. Here are some tips you can use when trying to track down the area on your rooftop where repair will be needed to stop a leak for good. Read More 

Fiber Cement Siding Is Great New Alternative

13 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Updating your exterior siding is a smart investment for any homeowner. Whether you plan on living at your current address for many years, or want to sell your property soon, new siding is smart decision. Not only can it increase your property value, it can also make your home more energy efficient. Fiber cement is a siding material that is becoming more and more popular. This article explains why fiber cement siding is a great investment. Read More 

Some Equipment A Contractor Uses To Clean Up Water Damage In Your House

9 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When your home has standing water from a pipe leak, you may be tempted to tackle the cleanup process yourself. But unless the water damage is in a very small area, it's usually best to bring in a water damage professional. One reason for that is because of all the specialty equipment that is needed. Although you can rent some things, you'd need to buy others for a one-time use and that would cause your expenses to escalate. Read More