Five Signs Your Furnace Needs To Be Replaced

If properly maintained, furnaces can last up to twenty years before they need to be replaced. Of course, the actual lifespan of a furnace, like any appliance, depends on the amount of work that it does and the amount of maintenance that it receives. Over time, your furnace will begin to exhibit certain signs that mean that you'll have to look at purchasing and installing a new unit. Understanding these signs means that you'll avoid using an inefficient and ineffective furnace for an extended period of time: Read More 

How To Fix Cracks In Your In-Ground Pool Using Epoxy

The temperatures are rising outside and it's now time to get the pool ready for another swimming season. The first thing you should do is inspect the pool to make sure everything is in shape after the long cold winter. An issue that affects in-ground pools is the natural movement of the earth during freeze and thaw cycles. These movements can exert a lot of pressure against the cement walls of the pool and cause them to crack – cracks that should be repaired before you fill the pool up with water. Read More 

To Strip Or Not To Strip: That Is The Cabinet Refacing Question

When you just want to give your kitchen a facelift over a total remodel, cabinet refacing is exactly what you want. However, you need to keep in mind that the only things that are replaced with a cabinet refacing project are the front surfaces of all of your current cupboards. If you want the surfaces behind your current cabinets refinished, then you will have to consider one of the following options. Read More 

3 Unique Building Materials For Tiny Houses

Are you considering moving into a tiny house? Tiny houses are a growing movement among people who want to live more simply, inexpensively, and in a way that is friendly to the environment. These houses are usually no more than a few hundred square feet in size, can be built totally off the grid if that's your preference, and can be mobile or fixed in one place. They can also be built out of an extraordinary number of different materials, depending on your needs and goals for your tiny house lifestyle. Read More 

Architectural Vs 3-Tab Shingles: A Comparison Of Three Major Issues

Composition shingles are usually manufactured with a fiberglass base followed by different layers of other materials. Architectural shingles have a heavier fiberglass mat base, as well as more layers of materials, than 3-tab shingles. Apart from the difference in their composition, they also have other dissimilarities in other areas such as: Durability Most manufacturers offer their architectural shingles with 30 -, 40, or 50-year warranties, and you know a warranty is a reflection of how much a manufacturer expects a product to last. Read More