Building Classes And Construction Types

4 Easy Ways To Clean Up After A Memorial Day Picnic

The unofficial start of summer is usually considered as Memorial Day weekend. This is a great time to host a picnic with family and friends while enjoying the outdoors. But when the picnic is over, you may find yourself with a large mess that can take hours to clean up. Instead of worrying about the future mess, you can learn four different ways to make cleaning easy and hassle-free. By implementing these methods for your Memorial Day bash, you can also apply the same tips to future picnics for holidays like the Fourth of July. Read More 

Finally Saying Goodbye To Your Asbestos Siding? What Are Your Removal And Replacement Options?

If your home was built before 1978 and hasn't been substantively remodeled since then, you may be dealing with the prospect of removing asbestos cement siding when performing a remodeling project. While the prospect of handling and disposing of asbestos siding yourself may leave you nervous, careful preparation can allow you to do this project yourself with minimal expense and risk. Read on to learn more about some situations in which DIY asbestos siding removal may make sense, as well as some health- and eco-friendly siding replacement options. Read More 

Tips For Spotting And Dealing With Oak Wilt Infections In Your Trees

Oak wilt is a serious threat to red oak trees. Not only can it kill the tree quickly, but it can also spread rapidly among other red oak trees in the area. The fungus that causes oak wilt can spread via beetles and other insects as well as the distribution of spores. It spreads throughout the tree's water vessels and can destroy an entire cluster of oak trees rapidly. Luckily, you may be able to stop its spread if you identify its symptoms quickly. Read More 

Tips To Help You Successfully Install Sturdy And Long-Lasting Wood Fence Posts

When you install a fence around your yard, you want it to last as long as possible. Your fence's durability and strength will depend upon the process and materials you use to install each wooden fence post. As you can install your fence posts with or without concrete, here are some tips to help you install sturdy and durable wooden fence posts using either method. Wood Post Installation With Concrete If you choose to use concrete to set your post, there is a risk the wooden post will become rotted as moisture seeps into the wood grain. Read More 

These Updates Will Quickly Attract Tenants And Save You Money As A New Landlord

Because you have decided to rent your home out as opposed to selling it, there are a variety of benefits to take advantage of as a landlord. In addition to having the opportunity to be your own boss, you can look forward to taking advantage of various tax deductions when it's time to file each year. And you get to hold on to your property as it appreciates in value which will come in handy if you decide to sell in the future. Read More