Reasons That You Need Built-In Power On Your New Deck

If you're planning a deck rebuild with a general contractor, it's fun to dream up the features that you might wish to enjoy and then see if your contractor can execute them. While there might be a series of enticing things that you want your deck to offer, don't forget about the importance of having the deck constructed with built-in power — in other words, a few power outlets build into the deck posts so that power is always nearby, just as you enjoy in the various rooms inside your home. [Read More]

How To Refinish A Heart Pine Floor

If you have a red heart pine floor, consider yourself to have a treasure. This soft, but durable wood from the long-leaf pine tree has a warm, red hue, and it almost got extinct once from over logging. Today, it is made from leftover heart pine from old buildings.  You may notice your floor has faded when you do a home remodel, but you don't have to replace it. Refinish your heart pine floor by following these tips. [Read More]

Preparing The Exterior Of Your Home For A Hurricane

If you live where you have to worry about hurricane force winds then you want to make sure you take all of the steps that you can to protect the exterior of your home from damage caused by those winds. Here are some of the things you should do in preparation for hurricane season so you know your home is as safe as possible: Consider installing impact-resistant windows in your home [Read More]

Keep These Tips In Mind When Replacing Your Central HVAC

Replacing a central heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is not a cheap thing; it will cost you thousands of dollars. You don't want to spend that much money and end up with an inefficient system. The following tips will ensure that your money is well spent when replacing your HVAC system: You Don't Necessarily Need the Exact Size A replacement doesn't necessarily mean taking out the HVAC and replacing it with a similar one. [Read More]