Understanding Home Improvement Projects

Renovating? Key Tips For Keeping Your Home And Safe During Construction

When you embark on a home renovation project, you might be more concerned about color swatches and tile choices than you are about the condition of your home during construction. Unfortunately, overlooking this crucial detail could spell trouble for your family and your renovation crew. Here are a few key tips that might help you to keep your home clean and safe during construction, so that you can focus on your project. Read More 

5 Electrical Upgrades To Help Save Space In Your Living Room

Conserving space in a living room can help make the area feel larger, opens up the possibilities for different types of furniture, and can help reduce a lot of clutter. Along with choosing furniture that can save space, a residential electrician can implement a number of upgrades that will contribute to space-saving areas. The following five upgrades are ideal for all types of living room set-ups, and the new wiring and technology can be installed directly by electricians. Read More 

How To Identify A Failing Compressor In Your Central Air Conditioning System

Your air conditioner has kept your home cool and comfortable for the past several summer seasons. However, you're now starting to experience several problems with your air conditioning system that you suspect are being caused by your compressor. Although, your lack of formal knowledge pertaining to cooling systems has kept you second guessing. If your air conditioner is suffering from these problems, then you can be certain your compressor needs to be repaired or replaced. Read More 

Marking Keys With “Do Not Duplicate” Will Not Protect Your Business

As the old saying goes, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. For many businesses, the weakest link in their security systems is the keys used to unlock the front door and other protected areas. Unauthorized key duplication is one of the top causes of illegal entries into homes and businesses, accounting for about 40 percent of cases where the method of entry was unknown. Some business owners have their keys stamped with a " Read More 

How To Safely Hang Window Boxes And Grow Bags On Vinyl Siding

If you dream of window boxes overflowing with bright flowers or planting herbs in hanging grow bags, but don't want to damage your vinyl siding by drilling holes, you may think you don't have any options. The truth is, you can install window boxes and grow bags on vinyl siding without ever making a hole.  Vinyl Siding Hooks Ask your contractor about the type of hooks suitable for your siding. These come in a variety of sizes and may be metal or plastic. Read More