What Projects a Handyman Can Help You With

  • The Slope Is The First Step: Snow And Ice Safety Around Steeply Sloped Roofs

    15 October 2015

    If you're trying to obtain a pre-engineered steel building for use on your construction site, agricultural land, or other industrial property, you know that you need it to stay upright and safe in bad weather. If you are in an area that sees heavy snowfall or ice buildup, you must ensure the building will not collapse under the weight of the ice or snow. One way to help prevent that problem is to get metal buildings with a sloped roof, but the safety precautions don't end there.

  • 3 Tips For Designing An Accessible Home

    21 September 2015

    When you bought your first home, it fit your needs perfectly. Now you have a child in a wheelchair and you need your new home to be completely accessible. Before you sit down with your contractor, take a look at three design options that will open up your home and make it truly accessible for your child. The Perfect Entry The entry point to your home is one of the most important features in an accessible home.

  • 3 Kitchen Renovation Ideas That Can Help You Sell Your Home

    1 September 2015

    Renovating your home is a great way to make your home easier to sell, mostly because many people actually do base a lot of their home-buying decisions on the kitchen. However, you don't really need to replace your entire kitchen to make it more desirable; a few basic changes can make your kitchen a lot more appealing. Replacing your appliances, changing your lighting, and altering the layout are just a few kitchen refacing ideas to consider.

  • 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.