How to Waterproof Your Crawl Space and Make It a Dry and Useful Space in Your Home

8 November 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

It can be frustrating when you have deal with a wet crawlspace or basement in your home, especially when you want to use the space for storing items without worrying about water damage. It is possible to waterproof your crawlspace or basement with the use of a few simple techniques to divert and prevent water seepage. Here are instructions to help you waterproof your crawlspace from its interior and exterior. Read More 

3 Ways to Prevent Your Garage Door from Opening on Its Own

6 October 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Have you watched a horror movie in which the doors in the house open and close by themselves? Rogue or phantom garage-door operation isn't exactly a horror scenario, but it could become one if you keep valuable and irreplaceable items in your garage. Fortunately, you can stop this potential horror-film plot in its tracks by taking these preventative steps to safeguard your garage door. Take the Remote Out of Your Pocket Read More 

Five Sure Signs That You Have Water In Your Basement

6 September 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

No one wants water in their basement. Not only is it messy, but it can lead to harmful mold and mildew. However, if you live in a part of the country that is subject to frequent rain, keeping the water out of your basement can be a challenge. You don't have to see pools of standing water to know that you have a moisture problem, there are a number of more subtle signs that something is amiss. Read More 

New Tiny House Owners: Choosing The Best Water Heater For Compact Spaces

2 August 2016
 Categories: , Articles

When you own a tiny house, every square foot of the home must be truly accounted for and used. Hidden storage compartments, conversion areas, and raised lofts are just a few of the ways that these homes can take advantage of the extra space. When considering the everyday living situation of the home, you need to think about basic needs like access to hot water. In a tiny home, a water heater is the best way to achieve this goal. Read More 

Farming For The Future: What You Can Do Now To Protect Your Farm For Future Generations

29 June 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Articles

Whether you make your living working on a farm that you have recently purchased or you are fortunate to have inherited one that has been in your family for generations you are likely to be concerned about what will happen to the land you love when you die. Federal estate taxation and other legislation has created a climate in which farm owners often have concerns about whether or not their heirs could be forced to sell off a significant portion of the land in order to meet potential tax burdens. Read More