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Summers Are More Fun with a Backyard Deck

When I was growing up, my family home had a backyard deck. I didn't realize how much I loved it until I later moved into my own home that didn't have one. We used to have family over for outdoor gatherings and cook out on it. It was covered, so if it rained, it never ruined the party! As a teenager, one of my favorite ways to relax was to go outside onto the deck and listen to the rain fall on its roof. The sound was so soothing. After enduring one summer in my new home with no deck, I was determined to have one installed quickly. I found a local contractor who got the job done quickly and accurately, and my house now feels like a "home!" I decided to start a blog to share what I learned during the deck construction process along with some other tips!

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2 Reasons To Consider Adding A Sunroom To Your Home

27 September 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the best additions that you can build onto your home is a sunroom, mostly because this room can provide a host of benefits that can greatly improve your home. A sunroom is a room that is added onto your home that can provide you with ample natural light due to the fact that most of the wall will consist of windows. Listed below are two reasons to consider adding a sunroom to your home. Read More …

3 Solutions To Deal With Humidity, Moisture, And Musty Smells In A Finished Basement

15 September 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have invested in finishing your basement, there may be some things that you want to do to protect your investment. One of the problems that you will have to deal with in a basement is humidity and moisture, which can lead to musty smells, mold, and other problems. To deal with the moisture in a basement, you may want to do things like install a dehumidifier, add an interior foundation drainage system, and use water-resistant materials for floors and finishes. Read More …

Creating A Sprinkler System For A Home That Gets Water From A Well

16 August 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have a well pump, and you plan to irrigate your yard with an automated sprinkler system, your task becomes slightly more complicated than installing a sprinkler system in a home that gets its water from a municipal water supply. You have to consider the level of water in your aquifer, the size of your pumps, and the pressure you are able to achieve. Once you know these values, you can then get started on the task of designing your sprinkler system. Read More …

Designing A Screened-In Front Porch

5 August 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

A screened-in porch is a neighborly affair. It's easy to see neighbors while you're sitting on your porch and invite them over. However, a screened-in porch also affords you some privacy while enjoying your front yard. Elements such as windows and d├ęcor make your screened-in porch especially homey and welcoming. Replace the Windows to the House When you're enclosing a porch, the windows between the house and porch take on new importance. Read More …

Tips For Spotting And Treating Basement Moisture

1 August 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you've started to notice a musty odor in your home's basement, that's a key indication that there's a moisture problem in there somewhere. Before you can effectively waterproof the property, you'll need to identify the source. Here are some tips to help you spot the source of the problem and seal your basement against further issues. Finding The Source Of The Moisture Before you can adequately protect your basement, you need to know where the moisture is coming in. Read More …