5 December 2018
Ever since smart technologies entered modern day society, people have found countless ways to use technology to improve their lives. From reducing the physicality of doing chores to the reduction of energy usage, smart technologies have changed nearly every aspect of human life. In recent years, smartphones and thermostats have paired together to help homeowners reduce their energy bills. Now, many commercial industries are catching on and want in on the action.
22 October 2018
You should take a walk around your yard regularly to look for problems within your landscaping and the other features throughout the property. One area of concern you want to pay attention to are any brick structures or walls in the yard. Once bricks start to become damaged, more damage can quickly follow. Those damaged bricks can lead to big problems in the future if you don't have them repaired. However, if you have damages to your brickwork repaired as soon as possible, then they can last you for many years to come.
10 September 2018
If you're like most people, you don't give your foundation much thought — that is, unless you see visible problems, such as cracks in the garage floor that appear to continue through to the house. However, not all foundation damage is as visible as that. Unfortunately, when it comes to your foundation, some of the worst damage could be a little harder to notice. Take a look around your house. If you notice any of the issues described here, you need to contact a foundation contractor, such as RCW Construction, as soon as possible.
30 July 2018
If there is one part of your car that is likely to sustain damage, it is the auto glass. Auto glass, whether it is the front or rear windshield or your windows, is designed to take an impact without completely shattering. However, cracks, dings, and chips can impair your visibility. When you talk to an auto glass service for repairs, don't be surprised if they come up with some terminology that is a little unfamiliar.
2 May 2018
When you want to repaint the inside of your home, you need to know not just what color you want to paint the inside of your home, but what you want the paint finish to be as well. Here is a basic rundown of the five most common types of interior paint finishes. Gloss Paint Gloss paint is very common finish for home interiors. Gloss paint has a high shine to it.
2 May 2018
Carbon monoxide is referred to as the "Silent Killer" with good reason. If you aren't taking preventative measures and don't have the appropriate alerts in place, your family could be in danger. Here, you'll learn a little about what you can do to protect your family from falling victim to the Silent Killer. Invest in Carbon Monoxide Detectors Carbon monoxide detectors won't set you back a lot of cash. In fact, you can get a basic model for under $20 with more sophisticated models available in the $100 range.
6 February 2018
The key to having the best water in your home will depend on the amount of effort you put forth to make this happen. In fact, there are specific things you'll need to do on a routine basis to maintain your water system. If you enjoy having consistently clean water, you'll want to put these tips to work today to keep it that way. Tip #1: Soften your water The last thing you'll want in your home is hard water because of the challenges it can bring.
6 February 2018
Adding storm windows to your home is a great way to protect your existing windows. In fact, in some climates, where there is the risk of natural disaster, storm windows are required by law. Of course, you need to think about all of the possible materials for your storm windows. That is, you want to definitely consider the functionality of any product you choose. Vinyl Sashes Storm windows are made to protect against severe weather and even flooding.
26 December 2017
Having a deck built in your backyard is typically a wise investment. A deck can increase the value of your home, and you will be able to enjoy your new outdoor space with family and friends. There are many tutorials for DIY decks, and a lot of homeowners can be tempted to try to build their own deck in an attempt to save money. However, if you want a beautiful deck installed in your backyard, it is in your best interest to have it installed by a professional.
20 November 2017
As a homeowner, you probably have at least one major appliance that needs regular maintenance. And one of them is probably your air conditioner. Your air conditioner is like your dishwasher, it requires regular maintenance in order to function properly. But did you know that regularly performing repairs on your air conditioner can actually help you save a significant amount of energy and money? Types of Maintenance Basically, there are three types of maintenance and they are preventative, predictive, and reactive maintenance.