Comparing Asphalt And Slate Shingles

Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material on the market, but slate shingles are quickly finding more popularity among homeowners looking to redo their roofs. While both materials come in similar shapes and sizes, the differences between the actual materials themselves translates into different advantages and disadvantages for your roof. Understanding what both asphalt and slate shingles have to offer can help you choose which one is the best fit for your home's needs. Read More 

Four Tips to Help the Average Homeowner Deal with Water Damage Restoration

If your home has recently been flooded, the restoration of the problem can be difficult. Water can cause problems with mold and structural damage. It is important to have the restoration done as soon as possible to prevent these problems if possible. If there is only minor damage, the water damage may only require a little cleaning and small repairs if they are done soon enough. Here are some things that you may want to know about dealing with water damage in your home. Read More 

Secure Your Property And Protect Your Investment - A Guide To Troubleshooting Garage Door Openers

American culture has long been focused on the freedom and possibility created by the open road, but in order to enjoy that freedom, you have to make sure that your vehicles stay in their best shape. Storing them securely in your garage is a great way to guarantee that maintenance, but when your garage door opener malfunctions, even that simple act can be a source of great frustration. Below, you'll find a guide to some steps for troubleshooting your garage door opener. Read More 

3 Creative DIY Cabinet Knobs For Budget Kitchen Remodeling

You expect to see some high price tags when undergoing a kitchen remodeling project. But you might experience some sticker shock when you realize how expensive cabinet knobs can be for even a simple design. If you have a do-it-yourself spirit, there are some easy, creative and affordable cabinet knob hacks that will bring interest to your cabinet doors: Spoon and Fork Pulls Create cabinet pulls using cheap forks and spoons for a look that's perfect for everything from a rustic to modern design scheme. Read More 

How To Cut Winter Heating Costs

Heating costs in the winter can be astronomically high for some regions, depending on the cost of power and the climate that they are exposed to. Such costs represent a continuous running expense that could be better spent on other commodities, as well as representing an inefficient and unsustainable use of energy. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint and your energy bill at the same time, there are a few simple and effective steps that you can take. Read More