Problematic Drywall: How Do You Know if You've Got it & How Did You Get it?


Drywall is a popular construction material that builders use to cover interior walls and ceilings. Many builders prefer to use drywall because it's easy to install and cheaper than traditional plaster alternatives. Unfortunately, some types of drywall can cause serious problems. Learn more about the signs of problem drywall you should look for, and find out why so many American households have this issue. How Hurricane Katrina caused the problem

16 July 2015

3 Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Drain Field


Your drain field is an important part of your septic system, but, unfortunately, they don't last forever. Drain fields can last for as long as 25 years if you're careful, and for as little as one week if you're not. Getting your drain field replaced is expensive and inconvenient, but you can delay it with proper care and maintenance. Here are five ways to extend the life of your drain field.

8 July 2015

A Tree Fell On Your House. Now What?


Having a tree fall on your house is certainly an experience that no one wants to go through, but it does happen. When any event like this occurs, the first step is to remain calm. Hopefully, no one was injured and you can turn your attention to dealing with the damage in the most efficient (and least expensive) means possible. Take Care of Any Immediate Threats Unless the falling tree was caused by your negligence, someone's homeowner's insurance will be covering the damage to your home.

24 June 2015

Five Ways To Add More Storage Space To Your Bathroom


Are you tired of having towels strewn bout your bathroom floor and numerous cosmetics cluttering up the vanity counter? Bathrooms come with a lot of piddly items, and if your bathroom design does not include enough storage space, these items easily end up creating a mess. If you're fully or partially remodeling your bathroom, this is the perfect time to add some more built-in storage. Here are a few storage ideas to use as inspiration.

15 June 2015