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How Often Does Your Fireplace Need Professional Maintenance?

January 17, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The work never seems to stop when you’re a homeowner—there’s always something that needs to be inspected or fixed. If you have a fireplace, you can add calling a professional for cleaning and inspection to your to-do list. This post will cover everything you need to know about fireplace maintenance. What’s involved in fireplace maintenance? The steps that go into servicing a fireplace vary depending on the type of fireplace you have. In general, the maintenance call involves performing a full inspection of the fireplace and the chimney. Then your technician will clean out the fireplace and flue to eliminate... View Article


Things to Consider Before Installing a Skylight

January 3, 2022 11:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Out of all the home improvement projects out there, skylight installation doesn’t get a lot of attention. We think that’s a shame. Skylights provide ample natural light that you can’t get with traditional windows, and some even open to let in fresh air. Just like with any home upgrade, there are plenty of things to think about before you rush in and install a skylight. Read on to learn a few things to consider before installation. Skylights aren’t right for all roofs The first thing to understand is that not every roof can have a skylight. Stick-framed roofs are typically... View Article


What Are the Benefits of a Steam Shower?

December 20, 2021 11:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Humans have known about the benefits of steam rooms for centuries—we have evidence of them being used as far back as ancient Roman times! They’re still staples in many fitness clubs, but nowadays, you can enjoy the benefits of a steam room from the comfort of your own home with a steam shower. Continue reading to learn a few of the many benefits of steam shower installation: Improved circulation: The hot temperatures inside your steam shower increase blood flow through a process called vasodilation. This increased blood flow can relieve joint pain and help soothe sore muscles. Muscle recovery: Speaking... View Article


The Benefits of Custom Hardwood Flooring

December 6, 2021 11:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re remodeling a room and need to choose new floors, the endless array of options can be daunting. If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years, it’s that it’s tough to top hardwood. Keep reading to learn a few reasons to go with custom flooring installation over those other options. Longevity One of the top reasons homeowners go with hardwood floors is their longevity. Hardwood floors have a minimum service of 35 years, and it’s not uncommon for them to last 100 years or more. When you compare that to the five-year lifespan of vinyl or carpet, hardwood... View Article


Is New Roofing a Good Investment?

November 22, 2021 10:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When trying to sell your home, it’s important to get the best offer possible. That means making your home extremely appealing to buyers. One of the best ways to increase the value of your home is by investing in a roof replacement. That said, not all roof replacements are worth the investment. Here is some information on the factors that dictate how much value a new roof could add to your home. How much does a new roof increase home value? While getting a new roof is always a good investment, the amount of value it adds to your home... View Article