Nothing adds warmth and comfort to a living room like a fireplace. While most people picture a basic, brick fireplace built into a wall when they think of fireplaces, the reality is that this is just one of many options. Here's a look at four more unique fireplace ideas for your living room. Freestanding, two-sided fireplace If you have a large living room, a good way to make the fireplace the center of attention is to place a freestanding fireplace in the middle of the room. [Read More]
4 Things To Do In A Plumbing Emergency
Plumbing emergencies are something that can arise at any time, and it can be scary. This is especially true if you have a major leak that can potentially cause water damage to other areas of your home. In order to avoid a larger disaster, here are four things you should do in a plumbing emergency: Turn Off the Water: The first thing you want to do is turn off main water valve to your home, which is located outside of your home. [Read More]
What Are The Advantages Of A Seal Coat?
Asphalt is an inexpensive way to create a driveway for your home, but as tough as it might appear, asphalt is susceptible to the ravages of mother nature. For example, the UV rays of the sun can bake asphalt until it gets brittle and prone to cracking. This is just one of the dangers that asphalt has to contend with. If you want to decrease the cost of maintaining your driveway and extend its service life, you should consider installing a seal coat. [Read More]
Four Tips For Winterizing Your Plumbing
Cold weather can bring on a plethora of issues for your plumbing system. One of the biggest plumbing issues homeowners face is busted pipes. There are two causes for this, frozen pipes and high pressure in the pipes. About 22 gallons of water are lost from a leak at an average residence per day. Before the temperatures reach freezing level, you want to start making adjustments as needed. Here are some tips for winterizing your plumbing system to help you get started. [Read More]