The Differences Between Engineered And Custom Hardwood Floors
7 October 2016
If you are considering updating your floor with hardwood, there are a number of things to consider. First of all, there are many different types of hardwoods. Each different brand and style has varying price ranges, installation requirements, durability, flexibility maintenance needs, and much more. Basically, you need to do some research and figure out what product is best for your needs. Two common, but quite different, options are engineered and custom floors.
Cool Weather Asphalt Pothole Repair For Beginners
20 September 2016
If you didn't get around to fixing the potholes in your asphalt driving during the warm summer months, don't worry. You can still get the job done during the cooler fall and winter temperatures before the potholes turn into craters. Below, you will find out exactly how to patch those potholes now to protect your driveway from becoming a mess this winter.
Cold asphalt patch material Chisel (an old flat-head screwdriver will work) Hammer Shovel Broom Coarse gravel Plywood Watch the Weather
When To Call An Electrical Contractor
29 August 2016
Electrical repairs are not good candidates for DIY projects. Licensed electricians spend years learning the skills and know-how to ply their trade. For those without such training, the potential for electrocution and serious damage to your home far outweighs the few dollars you might save by doing the work yourself. When should you call an electical contractor? The short answer is whenever you're dealing with wiring or circuits.
1. For any work on your electrical circuit board.
A Closer Look At Big Mistakes DIY Homeowners Make With Wood Floor Scribing
25 July 2016
Laying wood flooring is a fairly simple process if you have the right tools. However, even if you have plenty of experience with installing wood flooring, an older home can throw a major hitch in what you know to be your skills. Older homes are notorious for having oddly shaped walls and out-of-square framing. When you run into this type of problem, it is a good idea to learn a bit about floor scribing, which is a process used by professionals when they need to cut materials just so to fit into wavy, unsquared, or off-kilter spaces.