Building Classes And Construction Types

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 

Salvage Wood Vs. Recycled Vinyl Siding

Are you looking for a green, eco-friendly new siding material for your home? When it comes to choosing the most eco-friendly products, you need to think about how the production of that product affects the environment. You also need to consider how owning the product will affect your energy consumption. This article compares recycle vinyl siding to salvaged wood siding. They are both great products for remodelers, but they have certain characteristics that you definitely want to consider beforehand. Read More 

How To Route Speaker Wire Along Carpeted Baseboards To Surround Sound Speakers

Surround sound systems add depth and power to the home viewing experience, but some people are hesitant to install them due to concerns about wiring the speakers. Specifically, there can be uncertainty about how to route wiring from the receiver to the surround speakers. Fortunately, running speaker wire in a carpeted room room makes the job a lot easier. Below is a step-by-step guide to routing speaker wire via baseboards. Read More 

Shopping For Carpet

Picking the right type of carpet for a home is very difficult. There are so many different things that you are going to have to think about when you are looking at different carpets. However, there are a few things that you are going to want to think about when you are looking at carpet. This article is going to go over just a few different reasons that you should shop at a major carpet store when you are looking at putting new carpet into your home. Read More