How Can I Tell If My Slate Roof Needs Repair?
14 February 2015
Slate is a highly durable material that can last anywhere from 50 to 175 years, depending on the quality of the slate. Performing an annual inspection of your slate roof will help you decide when it's time to seek slate roof repair. To start your inspection, walk around the exterior of your home and use a pair of binoculars to examine the state of your roof. As you're inspecting the roof, look for these signs of damage and distress:
The 3 Types Of Garage Door Openers
10 February 2015
There are three different types of garage door openers offered for consumers; chain drive, belt drive, and screw drive. Each one is functional and easy to operate with many accessories offered. This article will discuss the three different types of garage door openers and available accessories.
Chain driven garage door openers are the most common type used because of its cost. They are built with strength and durability and if maintained correctly will last a long time.
3 Fixes For A Damaged Concrete Walkway In Your Yard
5 February 2015
Concrete walkways offer sturdy pathways through the lumps, bumps and weather accumulation that can happen in our yards. But time and exposure to the elements can eventually leave those walkways looking less than healthy. Fortunately, there are a few relatively easy fixes to cure common walkway problems.
Cracking: Patch Kit and Chisel
Small surface cracks in your walkway are easy enough to fix on your own with a concrete patch kit from the hardware store.
4 Problems You Can Have With Your Home's Foundation
30 January 2015
By the time you have leaks or cracks in your foundation, it means you've already had an unaddressed problem that has caused this damage. This is why it's so important to keep an eye out for things that might damage your foundation and to deal with them before you have major issues. Below are four things that can easily damage a home's foundation.
If the soil around your home was improperly graded when your home was constructed, it could allow water to flow toward your home's foundation, rather than away from it.