What Projects a Handyman Can Help You With

  • Two Tips For Maintaining Your Wood Railings

    7 August 2015

    Wood railings are commonly found in homes that need staircases to access higher floors. Unfortunately, many people are not particularly familiar with this part of their home, and this can cause them to lack an understanding about the type of care required by railings. Luckily, you can follow these two tips to help ensure that your railings avoid some of the more common causes of problems that they can encounter.

  • Dealing With An Abandoned Pipeline On Your Property Or Potential Property

    28 July 2015

    When purchasing a property you may find out there's an abandoned pipeline underneath it. In some cases, this can come up with land you already own. An abandoned pipeline can represent a future expense or a future problem if you have any plans for adding anything or building anything on the land. An improperly abandoned pipe can also represent a danger. Why You Need to Know There are various methods to abandoning a pipeline.

  • The Five Main Dormers

    2 July 2015

    Dormers are installations on the side of a roof that extend outwards, providing a space in which a window can be housed. Dormers can come in a wide variety of different styles, all of which differ in shape and the type of roof that they are best suited for. Understanding the differences between the five main types of dormers can help you choose the ones best suited for your home. Gable Dormers

  • 3 Ways To Tell If You Need A Complete Overhaul Of Your Roof Or Not

    23 June 2015

    If you are in the market for a new roof, you are probably debating on whether you need to tear the existing roof off or leave it there. It can be quite expensive having to deal with roofing repairs, so it makes sense that you are trying to save money wherever you can. Being able to salvage a few parts here and there can definitely help to cut down on the overall cost.

  • Two Tips To Help You Grow Your Hot Shot Shipping Service

    10 June 2015

    If you're in the hot shot shipping industry, you're likely always looking for ways to run your business more efficiently.  Because hot shot shipping involves lots of last minute orders, it can be difficult to plan correctly so that you are not making trips with less than a full load.  Use this information to learn more about what you can do to streamline your business so that you can increase your bottom line.

  • Why You Should Use Aluminum Railings In Your Next Residential Installation

    2 June 2015

    Whether you're interested in replacing aging railings around your home, patio, or deck, or if you want to install something new, there are real advantages to choosing aluminium over the competition. Aluminum railings for residential use offer the universal beauty, durability, and strength that will add value and protection to your home for years to come. So if you're considering material options for your next indoor or outdoor installation, there's a few reasons why you should install aluminum railings.

  • Consider Installing A Fence To Keep Your Puppy Safe

    21 May 2015

    If you have a new puppy you are in for a lot of fun, and you are also in for many adventures. In fact, raising a puppy is a lot like raising a child. By the time they hit the four to six month period of their cute little lives, they can be little stinkers!  Just know that there will be trouble! However, if you're watchful and you prepare well, there won't be a tragedy.

  • Designing Your Dream Cottage Getaway: Custom Building You'll Love

    12 May 2015

    Whether you want a cottage home for a quiet weekend getaway destination, or you desire to live in a whimsically designed home full time, being part of your design is what makes you love your build even more. From stone styles to classic additions, you can get involved with custom building to create a one-of-a-kind cottage that you will love to call your own. Discover parts of your design that you'll want to be part of to make your living space even more unique!

  • Is Your Overhang Insulated?

    5 May 2015

    If your home has a cantilevered overhang, this is an area you should focus on specifically when evaluating your insulation and energy efficiency. Insulation should be included in the floor of the overhang, but if the builders did a speedy or shoddy job, this step may have been skipped. This guide will explain how to evaluate whether or not your overhang is properly insulated and offer some tips for insulating it post-build if you find that it is not insulated.

  • Natural Materials to Help You Maintain a Clean and Clog-Free Garbage Disposal

    22 April 2015

    Your garbage disposal works hard to crush up your old food and flush it away, but over time your disposal can become clogged, inefficient, and even smelly. Although plumbing companies play a role in keeping your garbage disposal functioning and the drainage pipes clear, as a homeowner you also have the ability to keep your garbage disposal clean and clog free. Using natural materials found around your house, you can clean out your garbage disposal and the drainage pipes, helping to ensure that your disposal will continue to work for many years.