23 July 2015
If you live in an area that receives extreme weather, you need to consider how well different roofing materials hold up to extremes before you make a purchase. Asphalt shingles are a common roofing material, but they are not the most weather-proof option you can find. Slate and copper cost more money than asphalt shingles, but for your money, you get a high level of weather resistance. Mother Nature vs. Asphalt
8 July 2015
Felt paper is commonly used as a moisture barrier underneath metal or asphalt roofing. This is important, because moisture under your main roofing can damage the sub-roofing otherwise. You may have also heard of felt paper referred to as tar paper in some roofing circles. If you're putting a new roof on your house you'll want to add a layer of this material. While you can install it on your own, it's best to make this a two-person project.
18 June 2015
Building a new driveway is a great way to make your home stand out or increase your home's value. Two of the most popular types of driveways are concrete and asphalt, with asphalt offering several advantages that concrete simply cannot match. An asphalt driveway is a great choice because it is flexible, easy to repair, and offers great cold weather performance. Flexible One of the biggest advantages of an asphalt driveway is that it will flex in order to help it avoid damage.
1 June 2015
Regardless of where your business is located, you can be willing to bet that at some point during your the time you are open to the public, highway construction will become part of the equation. Roadway repairs and repaving are a natural maintenance aspect of any highway and ultimately help to ensure customers have a safe route to travel. But however important, highway construction can pose some serious headaches for business owners who are ill-informed or not appropriately prepared.
19 May 2015
Your basement gives you a lot of additional space, but if it is like many basements, it's prone to being cool and damp. Once you take steps to dry out your basement and prevent future moisture from accumulating in it, you can have a space to use that is as comfortable as your upstairs area. Here are some ways to keep your basement dry for future remodeling projects so you can enjoy that space.