3 Impossible-To-Ignore Advantages Of Retractable Screen Doors For Your Home

For the most part, screen doors have all but disappeared on the exterior doors of the modern home. However, homeowners definitely have been missing the functionality of these home fixtures. Even though most homes no longer have screen doors in place, there is another option: retractable screen doors. Retractable screen doors situate on a frame around the existing exterior door and they can be slid open whenever necessary to allow entry or exit. Read More 

Keeping Water Out Of Your Septic System With Chemical Grouting

Water infiltration poses a unique problem for homeowners with septic systems. As groundwater migrates into the septic system, the system can become filled to capacity and begin backing up into the home. Finding ways to prevent water from getting into your septic system is essential if you want to maintain the integrity of your system and prevent serious septic problems from plaguing your home in the future. Chemical grouting could provide the answers you are searching for when it comes to preventing water infiltration in the future. Read More 

3 Benefits Of Hiring A Custom Home Builder

If you have decided that you would like to build a home, then you need to determine if you want to hire a single custom home builder to build your home for you, or if you'd like to hire a larger home building company to build your home for you. While there are benefits to either building option, there are a lot of excellent reasons to hire a single custom home builder to create and build your home. Read More 

How To Skip Trowel Drywall

If you want to improve the look of drywall, consider applying the skip trowel technique. The skip trowel technique, which resembles stucco, adds texture to drywall and hides imperfections. The texture is made by making random strokes with a joint compound and drywall knife or trowel. Follow these steps to apply the skip trowel finish.  Prepare to Apply the Texture To paint skip trowel, gather: work gloves eye goggles lint-free cloth  drop cloth or plastic pole sander (optional) drywall knife drywall compound  heavy-duty electric drill with mixing attachment or potato masher long-nap paint roller  Remove furniture from the room and take down wall hangings and light fixtures. Read More 

Steps To Repair A Wet Crawlspace

When you encounter a wet crawlspace in your home, it can cause moisture and mold damage to your home's interior and attract unwanted pests. Preventing your crawlspace from becoming wet is a process that should be taken seriously. Here are some tips to help you remedy the situation to dry out your crawlspace and make the area usable: Divert Exterior Moisture One of the first steps you should take with keeping moisture out of your crawlspace is to prevent it from entering the space in the first place. Read More