Construction Contractors

Painting Vinyl Windows? Yes, It Can Be Done, And Here Is How

Vinyl windows offer homeowners an attractive, low-maintenance and affordable option when choosing new windows. They are available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and pre-molded colors, and this makes them ideal for buying and installing the same day. Some people looking for a specific color may not always find their exact choice, though, and they would like to paint their windows. Despite rumors to the contrary, painting vinyl windows is a possibility. Read More 

Helping Your Tenants Deal With Wintertime Water Emergencies

While many people associate the holiday season with joy and cheer, property managers associate the season with winter-related emergency repairs. Of these repairs, frozen and burst pipes are the most common. If faced with a tenant with a frozen or burst pipe, you'll want to know exactly how you can fix the problem to you and your tenant's satisfaction. Dealing with Frozen Pipes Dealing with a pipe that's actually frozen seems like a hassle, but you can help your tenant get through this particular emergency with only a few simple steps: Read More 

3 Reasons To Build A Cedar Closet In Your Home

Cedar lumber is a unique species used for a variety of projects around the house, and one of the ways you might want to use it is for a closet. If you have a smelled a cedar chest or closet, you can probably picture the distinct, sweet aroma it has. Not only does this smell last a long time, but using cedar lumber for a closet offers other benefits too, and here are three of them. Read More 

8 Cost Saving Plumbing Practices You Should Know About

Is it time to give your household plumbing a makeover? If so, be sure to take full advantage of today's green technology. Considering as many environmentally friendly options as possible will also not only decrease your carbon footprint on planet Earth, it will increase the amount of green in your wallet! Most green plumbing practices also help keep utility bills down. Here are eight ways that your upcoming plumbing remodeling project can be custom designed to save you money. Read More 

Ice Storms And Damage To Trees: Advice For Homeowners

Ice storms cost millions of dollars of damage in the United States every year, and the Midwest and East Coast states tend to come off worst. An ice storm occurs when more than a quarter of an inch of freezing rain collects on surfaces after a warm front moves in during otherwise cold weather. Trees are particularly susceptible to storm damage, as the weight of the frozen water becomes too much for the plant's structure to cope with. Read More