Protect Your Home's Foundation With These Gutter Maintenance Tips
16 August 2016
When rainwater flows next to a home's foundation, it increases hydrostatic pressure around this area. With time, this increase in hydrostatic pressure not only encourages crack formation, but also leads to basement flooding. Both of these things usually play a significant role when it comes to compromising the integrity of a home's foundation. They are therefore things that you should prevent if you want to protect your home from foundation damage.
Tips For Cleaning Your Tile Floors
8 August 2016
If you have tile floors in your home, it is vital that you know the best tips for keeping the tile and grout lines clean. To help with this, you may want to take a few moments to review the following suggestions.
Gently Sweep Or Vacuum
It is important to make sure that you are gently sweeping or vacuuming your tile floors to remove small and large chunks or dirt or debris before mopping.
Choosing The Right Roof For Your Home
8 July 2016
For many homeowners, the default method for choosing a roofing material is to simply go with the least expensive option. After all, a roof simply has to keep the elements out and no one really sees it, so it doesn't matter what the roof is made from, right? Not so fast. A roof has to contend with whatever weather events mother nature throws at it. Thus, you should first consider your local climate, and then choose a roof that has the right characteristics to stand up to the local weather.
Deep-Well Pumps: How Deep Is Too Deep, and How Do You Get the Pump to Stay Put?
7 July 2016
Many wells are not nearly as deep as you might think. The minimum drilling distance is usually about twenty feet down, but it could be more depending on the underground terrain and the quality of water in the area. Really deep wells can occur as the result of not reaching the bedrock where your contractor would expect it to be. Since it is important to reach bedrock, the contractor may have had to drill until he or she hit it.