Keeping your asphalt maintained and protected is important to keep your paved surface lasting as long as possible. As asphalt ages, it drives out and oxidizes from the sun, air, and weather and must be protected to prevent its deterioration. Sealcoating your asphalt every few years fills in small cracks that form on its surface, makes it waterproof, and restores its dark color. But before you apply a sealcoating layer, here are some steps you need to take.
22 March 2017
If you have had plumbing issues recently, you may be surprised to find that you have problems with your main residential sewer line. The sewer line is the plumbing fixture that carries waste water out of your home to the central city sewer line to be taken to a water treatment plant. When your sewer line is in disrepair, it can leak and leach into the ground. It may also have something blocking or clogging the pipe, causing waste water to back up and leak back into the plumbing fixtures in your home.
9 March 2017
The most popular sport in America is baseball and the fields are enclosed with chain link fencing. This is a durable solution for sports fields, but baseball can be really hard on fencing. The fence may eventually become damaged due to balls and bats coming in contact with it. To prevent damage to the fencing, there are some things you can do, such as install netting, use temporary fencing and using adjustable tensioning systems.
27 February 2017
If you need your heating and cooling system to be taken up a notch, you will need to give yourself the service and assistance needed to keep it up to par periodically. No matter what sort of heating and cooling system you own, you will be able to apply some of the tips below. Consider these tips and then reach out to HVAC pros who will assist you accordingly. #1: Clean Your Vents
23 December 2016
If you've never had a home with a well, you may not have ever been exposed to hard water, or water with high mineral concentrations. If you have hard water, it can actually cause mineral deposits and problems with your appliances. In addition, it can dry out your skin. Understanding how to spot hard water and deal with it can save you from costly plumbing repairs and other issues. Here are some things to watch for.
30 September 2016
If you are getting sent overseas for a long term but temporary living situation, you might decide that you are going to rent out your house to passively pay off the mortgage, rather than sell it and go through the whole process of having to buy a new house when you return. However, you might worry about making sure that you are making the right decision. Here are some tips for making sure.
6 September 2016
If your home has oceanfront property and is protected from flooding by a seawall barrier, you may wonder if the wall is sound enough to withstand the ocean's waters. If so, look for one or more of the signs below that could indicate your seawall is in need of repairs. Heavy Layers Of Rust Are Present If your seawall is constructed entirely of metal, areas of heavy rust could cause weakening of the structure.
30 June 2016
A basement can provide a lot of extra storage and also be a great place to keep your washer and dryer. If you choose to finish your basement, it can add value to your home and give your family extra living space. But one problem that many homeowners with a basement face is excess moisture and leaking water. These things can cause significant damage to your basement and also lead to mold growth, so it is important to take the necessary steps to waterproof your basement.
1 April 2016