Building Classes And Construction Types

Bare Concrete Floors? Three Ways To Make Them Look Elegant

When you think concrete, you probably think gray, scratchy surfaces and skinned knees. The words "elegant" and "concrete" never cross your mind in the same thought, do they? Yet, there are ways to make your concrete floors elegant and beautiful.  Polished Concrete Floors A polisher for concrete floors takes a high-speed sanding and buffing machine to plain, boring concrete surfaces and gives them the "rock tumbler" effect. As a kid, you may have had a rock tumbler toy, into which you inserted several rough, dirty, boring rocks and got polished stones out the other end. Read More 

Why You Should Hire A Professional Landscape Designer

Designing a large landscape can be an exciting experience, as there are numerous things that can be done. However, it is also possible for the project to be stressful. For example,  if you don't have any direction on what to do with such a large yard. Even if you can come up with a plan for the landscape, implementing it can turn out to be a disaster if you are unskilled. Read More 

How To Paint Vinyl Window Frames

If you have a slightly damaged or faded window frame, or you just want to change colors, you don't have to replace the window. Vinyl windows are often prefer over wood and metal since they don't splinter or rust. Vinyl window frames don't come in many colors, but latex paint make to possible for a novice DIY person to change colors and cover damage. Here are tips to paint vinyl window frames. Read More 

What You Need to Know About Radon in Your Home

In the United States, radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Low levels of radon can be found in nearly all air as it comes from decayed elements that are commonly found in soil. Exposure to high levels of radon, particularly over time, are troublesome, which can occur when radon gets trapped in the home. So how, exactly, can radon get trapped in your home? It can enter through your home's foundation. Read More 

5 Tips For Preventing Basement Flooding

Residential water and mold damage costs insurance companies around $2.5 billion annually, with much of that damage happening in basements. When your basement floods during a storm or after a water leak, the resulting damage to your floors, siding, and foundation, including potential mold, can be costly and disruptive to repair. Luckily, there are specific things you can do to protect your basement. Here are five tips for preventing basement flooding: Read More