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 Continue reading
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, Continue reading
There are some areas of the country and the world where tile roofing is pretty common. This has become a part of the landscape in the Southwest because of its distinctive appearance, giving a unique and identifiable look to the area. Continue reading
The roof of a home has the function of protecting all the structure below from rain, snow and sunlight; but specially moisture is what affect homeowners the most. If you find any spreading water stain, sagging drywall or an active drip, Continue reading
As we all know, asphalt shingle roofing is one of the most durable, adaptable and cost effective roofing materials on the market of the whole word. In addition, because of its easier and quick way to install it, makes it a choose that implies the Continue reading
Usually when it is about getting a new roof, people try to see the options available and choose the one that is more adaptable for their necessities. In this way, of all the roofing options available for a house, asphalt is the most Continue reading
There are many ways in which your roof can get damaged, and that’s because that part of your house is constantly hit by snow, hail, rain and of course sunlight, and there’s no way to avoid it. They’ll all eventually wear Continue reading
Housing markets across the country is giving the greatest time of start an own company in construction, home maintenance and repairs. However, there is some information that you need to know after all. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Some people think that the inside of the house is the most important part of the house, but as it is, the exterior are an important role as well. The siding is the thing that protects everything against exposure.
In this case, windows and doors allow Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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.
The fact that Vinyl is lighter than any other material used for gutters makes its installation easier, add to this its affordable price and you will be cutting on every cost. However as every Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 Continue reading
There are so many people affected by natural dissasters such as hurricanes of 3 or 4 category, Continue reading
Nowadays homeowners are not only spending their money on remodeling their houses just to make them more aesthetic, but to make Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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 Continue reading
The installation of a window is a task that requires certain degree of technique as well as proper tools and materials, a great part of your budget will end up with a contractor who will take care of the job. Continue reading
There’s nothing as satisfactory as something done by yourself and been able to show it to others will bring you even more gratification. However DYI projects related to windows can be a little difficult to get done. Continue reading
There are plenty of reasons why you would want to do some window replacement, whether the frame material isn’t as energy efficient as you need it to be or it might be a wooden frame that needs more maintenance than what your time allows you Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Window replacement is a tweak that some people wouldn’t consider significant Continue reading