Home improvement products in the USA is one of the major topics on homeowners’ minds, not only because it hit $303 billion dollars last years, but because it is the best way to get a nice looking home. However, make renovations (more…)
Happiness is the most important thing for people, and it comes with things like accessibility, community and security. In order to know people’s opinion of wich place are the happiest and unhappiest to live, (more…)
The top of your house is usually the most forgettable part of it, very few people will ever compliment how nice your roof is; even you are going to forget about your roof until it gets damaged in any way. But not taking in consideration how much your roof (more…)
Hipped roofs have a particularly different design from flat roofs or gabled roofs, because the don’t have the any flat nor vertical sides. In a squared hip roof all the sides slope down to the eaves from a single point, while in a rectangular one it creates an edge using the added length. (more…)
A home’s roof maintenance is always left last because of the difficulty of getting up there to clean it or simply because that’s the last thing we think about when we are at home. though, its maintenance is key to get the longest life span possible, so you should pay attention to your roof more often, especially to any suspicious stain. (more…)
Homeowners are always in the look for possible cuts on energy expenses as well as giving their home’s components the longest life span, that’s why reflective roof coating has become such a popular and energy efficient option among homeowners. It does keep your roof from absorbing heat and can also keep a house’s roof protected. (more…)
Since ice dams is one of the things that may always appear after a heavy snowfall and can always ruin a roof but the only time when someone thinks about this is when it actually happens and there is not something that you can do to repair it. That is exactly why we decided to write this article in (more…)
Gable roofs are everywhere around America, the iconic American house look starts by their gable roofs, and it’s so because of many reasons: they are affordable and perfectly fitted for rain and snow since their design allows melting to wear down snow.
There are a couple of different designs to choose from if you are looking into this type of roofing and every one of them offers a slightly different aesthetic, it’s up to you which one will match your style but consider the detail when choosing (more…)
One of the most important parts of your house is the roof, actually it is also one really expensive fix yet extremely necessary since its malfunction can carry various problems to the structure of your home, which translate into big reparation bills due to leaks and so on. (more…)
Dormers are one of a kind window and it’s nearly impossible for dormer windows not to stand out from the outside of a home, since they stick vertically from a slanted roof. Their natural eye catching positioning is just one of the many features they add (more…)
Homeowners have to go through picking multiple options for every single piece of their houses, but the most important one is the roof that’s going to cover your goods and family.
That’s why choosing the right option that satisfies your needs and gives you the aesthetic you wish is fundamental. Homeowner’s favorite is the hipped roof; hipped roofs have a really simple look yet aesthetically modern style. (more…)
Alligatoring: When tar and gavel roof’s lifespan comes to an end, their typical lifespan is of 10-12 years, its seams open up or the gavel gets cracked, it is called alligatoring. When alligatoring shows it means is time for a roof replacement.
Aluminum Gutters: Aluminum gutters are a rust resistant material, it can come factory painted as well as unfinished. Its weakness is its tendency to leak at the joints due to the expansion and contraction this material (more…)
Vinyl gutters’ popularity is in the raise and is no mystery why it is doing so, vinyl gutters are made of PVC plastic which is a material known being lightweight, corrosion resistant and cheap.
When it is about the parts of your home, the roof may be the most important one, and that is why people have to make it a priority and keep it in good shape. However, you need to know that there are many
roofing materials in the market, and all (more…)
As we’ve said before new roofing is an expensive yet worthy renovation project so is key to have in mind what type of roofing shingles will work better for your needs. There is a couple of roofing shingle materials to check before making a purchase.
If you are one of those who need to repair their wooden shingles of the house really often, then you might need another alternative to solve this problem, such as a rubber roof. The rubber roof is a durable substance that more than just make your house weatherproof, also is energy efficent and eco-friendly. (more…)
Austin, Texas, is one of the best places to live in the whole country, but this position comes with a price that everyone should know. Austin real state has a price of $156 per square foot, making it the most expensive real estate in Texas. (more…)
The country’s most beautiful landscapes are located in the North West region but this beauty comes with a high price to pay, literally, with real estate’s prices of the likes of Seattle, clocking up to $299 per square foot or Portland’s $213 per square foot.
Both of the (more…)
The West North central region has on its advantage the oil industry which influences highly on real estate prices.
This impact is shown in the five region’s most expensive cities in which are listed three north (more…)
An Auction, better known as a sheriff’s sale, is what happens after a foreclosure mortgage process if the homeowner if incapable of fixing his financial problems with the lender. (more…)
One of the indicators that represent American economy’s health are the real estate prices that allows to owning a house. However, real estate prices may vary significantly across the country.
If you are thinking about buying a new house, there are some factors that you will be probably interested to know such as the average price of real estate per foot in the place you plan on living and the states with the highest (more…)
construction or remodel you are having you should do your research too. (more…)
Nowadays homeowners are not only spending their money on remodeling their houses just to make them more aesthetic, but to make (more…)
As never after, country’s homeowner equity has double, creating an environment where this is driving billions of dollars worth for the home improvement. However, there are some states where the equity gains are higher than anywhere else, and here are they:
The home improvement industry has had a steady growth throughout the last five years; its growth is now twice as fast as it (more…)
The bathroom and kitchen are the first two things to remodelate in your home, not just because you will get compliments of everyone, but because they make your home more beautiful and stylized.
The hard thing in this subject is to decide, which one should be remodel first?, and even when people tend to answer this question by knowing which one will have the biggest impact in their home and the sale price, for those who will not sell his house the best way to decide is by asking themselves:
Every homeowners appreciate the options, not only because it gives them the opportunity of have plenty (more…)
Every once in a while homeowners have to deal with upgrades and remodeling that was left off for a long time and can no longer wait to be fixed or maybe you finally got some extra money to invest in your home.
Whatever your case is having a remodeling budget will allow you to invest your money wisely and have an idea of how much money you will be actually expending, so you don’t surprise yourself not being able to finish a project due to budget.
A great part of remodeling costs comes from mechanical installations that need to be done. Normally, plumbers and electricians are busy but due to late events they have (more…)
New things are always nice and a new window is not the exception. Having new windows will keep you from giving them maintenance for a long time, new windows will be easier to clean and of course the will be more energy efficient but do you really need new ones?
Getting windows replaced can bring you great expenses, it could be from about $300 to $1,500 or even more depending in the type of window you choose, and the hardware used on it.
So before considering replacing your windows you should know these 5 things
A new window won’t be paid by itself
Current dual-paned (more…)
Bay and bow windows are two elegant pieces that enhance the overall look of a house, both give a very sophisticated appearance that brings everybody’s eyes to the front of a house.
From the inside both window pieces show how much they differentiate, their usability and viewing ranges to outside’s landscape might differ since both are made of a very different glass positioning which will change the viewer’s perspective.
In any case if yet you can’t quite picture the difference between both options a more explicit description of every great aspect from both windows will make up your mind about the window that will represent your taste. (more…)
Electric bills can take so much of your income that you’d rather use in other things, and what if while saving money you could make your place more comfortable? Well, all of that can be done through your windows, whether you replace them or just update them. (more…)