Understanding Home Improvement Projects

Clearing Or Cleaning? Which One Should You Choose?

You've probably heard of the local plumbing services in your area offering sewer clearing and cleaning services. At first glance, the two terms seem to represent the same service -- getting rid of the blockages that plague your home's plumbing. As it turns out, there's enough difference between sewer clearing and sewer cleaning that merits an explanation of the two. The following takes a close look at the distinctions between sewer clearing and sewer clearing, as well as which one works best for your plumbing needs. Read More 

Tenants Leave You With A Mess? 3 Steps To Eliminate Problems When Renting A Dumpster

If your tenants moved out and left you with a big mess to clean up, you're going to need a dumpster. Renting a dumpster will give you the space you need to get the mess cleaned up all at once. While you have the dumpster on your property, it's important that you take some precautions to prevent mishaps and additional problems. Here are three steps you should take while you have your dumpster. Read More 

4 Simple Steps to Effective Damage Control for Your Flat Roof

If you have a flat roof, you want it to last as long as possible. Because these roofs require slightly different maintenance than their sloped counterparts, you may not know where to start. Here are four simple steps to implementing effective damage control on your flat roof so you can prevent leaks and other costly repairs. 1. Inspect Set aside one day at least twice a year to inspect your roof for any potential problems. Read More 

Tips For Updating Your Tired Kitchen

If your kitchen is beginning to look weathered and worn, but you aren't in a financial situation to do a complete remodel, you may think you are stuck with things the way they are. Remodeling portions of the kitchen and updating others is a great way to revive your tired kitchen while staying within your budget. Begin with one or two of the following options and add new features as time and money allows. Read More 

Unclog and Clean Seamless Gutters

If the seamless gutters on your home's exterior have materials lodged inside of them that are preventing water from draining through the downspout and causing water to pool near the edge of your home's rooftop, take measures to clean the gutter system's interior by completing the following steps. Once the gutter system is working properly, simple maintenance steps will prevent a blockage from becoming an issue again. Materials ladder hand rake putty knife industrial-strength detergent bucket water hose handheld scrub brush tube brush extension handle Remove Debris from the Gutter System Read More