Metal Roofing Pros And Cons

Metal roofing is commonly used for commercial buildings, but it is becoming increasingly popular for residential homes. The roofing has several advantages that make it a better choice for some homes. If you are considering a metal roof, here are some advantages and disadvantages to consider.  Advantages Depending on the type of roofing material used, the old roofing might have to be removed before the installation of new roofing. However, metal roofing is usually installed over an old roof without issue. Read More 

Etch Your Windows To Enjoy Natural Light With Privacy

Wondering eyes can be an issue in any community. Unfortunately, keeping the wondering eyes out of your home may prevent you from letting the natural sunlight in as well. Instead of drawing your blinds closed, you could etch your windows to keep people from seeing in without disrupting the flow of natural light. Here, you will learn how to do just that. Supply List Glass Cleaner Safety Goggles Latex Gloves Masking Tape Paper Towels Clean Paper Coffee Filters Water Bucket Sponge Razor Knife Non-Acid Etching Paste Fan Window Squeegee Step 1: Prepare the Window Read More 

Top Signs That Indicate The Need For A Professional Drain Cleaning

As a homeowner, you need to do everything you can in order to make sure that everything continues to run smoothly, such as the drains in the house. Therefore, you will want to take a few moments of your time to learn some of the signs that may indicate the need for a professional cleaning of your drains. The Drains Are Moving Slowly This is not just something that you need to accept as normal because your house is older or because the drains have moved slow for as long as you can remember. Read More 

Strange Noises From Your HVAC Systems And What To Do About Them

Noises can be one way that your HVAC systems tell you there is a problem. While you can rely on all five senses to help you determine what is going on, sound often alerts you of a problem even when you cannot see it. It is not uncommon to hear a noise coming from one of your heating or air conditioning systems from time to time, but you should be wary of strange sounds you have never heard before. Read More 

Little Things You Do That Put Extra Strain On Your Septic System

Not everyone using a rural waste water system knows quite as much as they should about how it works, and what daily habits can be detrimental to it. Getting a handle on these things can help minimize the amount of maintenance needed to keep it working properly, and prolong its usefulness in the process. For the most part these are simple changes you can make in your daily life, without much in the way of added expense, but which can have a considerable impact on your septic system. Read More