Archive for July 22nd, 2015

How to Inspect Your Roof Like a Pro

Pros and cons of roof replacement

If you don’t know how to inspect your roof, you many be in trouble as a homeowner. Not only can roof damage make the roof weak and vulnerable, but it can also make your entire house vulnerable. Leaky roofs can destroy household items, and lead to flooding in the home if not taken care of. Read on for some tips to maximize each inspection of your roof, so that you can keep up on maintenance.

First of all, you should know that different roof types have different durability and maintenance requirements. For example, your inspections won’t have to be as frequent for a fiber-cement roof, since they’re so strong they’re nearly bullet-proof, and are resistant to fire, wind, insects, impact, and

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Home Improvement is Hot

Custom wood cabinets

There’s a reason that shows like Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Trading Spaces, Property Brothers have been some of the most popular reality shows within the past decade — people enjoy renovating. It’s one thing to find the perfect home, but it’s quite another to be able to tweak and tailor it until it fits your specific desires.

Among the most popular areas in the home to renovate is the kitchen. Because the kitchen is such a high-traffic area of the home, homeowners want the room to look very good but also to be very functional. A survey in 2013 showed that 79% of of the people surveyed were remodeling kitchens to “improve their look and feel”. Stainless steel a

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Three Creative and Simple Carpet Design Ideas

Destin tile

Any designer will tell you that carpets are the essential centerpieces of many rooms. Without carpets, rooms can look meandering, empty, and unfocused. Yet with too much carpet, such as a wall to wall carpet, rooms can end up looking a bit unbalanced.
So, how does one go about choosing carpet to design their home effectively? With this simple guide, selecting new flooring will be easy (and fun!).
Step One: Make a Plan
The first step of any modern flooring project is making a plan. This part is fun because it allows you to use your imagination. Take measurements of your room’s dimensions. What kind of flooring does it have already? Do you want wall to wall carpet or are you considering an area rug?

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