Three Things That Should Be On A Roofing Contract

When you hire a roofer to make repairs to (or completely replace) your roof, you will typically be given a contract to peruse and sign. It's important to thoroughly read the information contained in the form because it will stipulate what your mutual responsibilities are. Here are three things the contract should contain to ensure your rights, and checkbook, are protected. Start, Completion, and Payment Dates One of the more important things that should be on the contracts are dates for when the roofers will start the work, the expected date of completion, and when payments are due, particularly if the project will take a long time. Read More 

How To Make Your Garage Door More Efficient

If you have a heated garage, you don't want all of that expensive heat to just leak out through the door. While replacing your current garage door with a new, highly efficient one is certainly an option, doing so can be expensive. Another option is to take a few steps to make your current garage door more efficient. Here's a look. Repair any cracks or holes with spray foam insulation. Read More 

When Tree Roots Keep Growing Into Your Sewer Line

When tree roots grow into your main sewer line, slowing down the flow of waste and leading to backups, the normal response is to have the roots removed and hire sewer repair services to replace the damaged section of pipe. But what do you do if the roots come back? It gets frustrating having to call the sewer repair company every year or two because tree roots just keep growing into the line, again and again. Read More 

3 Tips For Proper Well Pump Maintenance

Many homes across the United States today rely on private wells for their potable water. These wells typically don't come with an owner's manual, so troubleshooting problems can be challenging. In order to ensure that you are able to access the water, you need to perform simple tasks within your home each day and you need to know how to maintain your well properly. Proper maintenance begins with caring for your well pump. Read More 

Top 4 Options To Prevent Erosion On Your Hillside

If you just moved into a new home that has a slopped hillside, one of your top priorities needs to be controlling the erosion of dirt away from this hillside. You don't want the hillside to get washed away; this could compromise the integrity of your entire plot of land. Here are the top four options that you should consider to prevent the hillside of your new home from eroding away. Read More