Clay and Home Repairs

3 Reasons To Seal Cracks In Your Asphalt Immediately

20 June

One of the most annoying things that can happen to your driveway is to see a crack developing in the asphalt, mostly because this crack can easily lead to costly repairs and greatly reduce the curb appeal of your home. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to have a contractor seal the […]

How To Refinish Wooden Garage Doors

12 May

The garage is a large part of your home style. Since it so large and visible, the garage door should always be kept up. Wooden doors can fade and loose their finish over time. To protect that style and waterproof finish of the wood, you need to refinish it every few years. As long as […]

What You Need To Know If Pigeons Roost On Your Roof

12 May

If you notice pigeons roosting on your roof, it will be important for you to install deterrent devices to keep them away. Pigeons can damage roofing materials and clog your gutters and downspouts. Here’s what you need to know. Pigeon Droppings Damage Roofing  Bird droppings are really a combination of poop and uric acid, which […]

Is Moss Bad For Your Cedar Shake Roof?

27 April

During the spring, cedar shake roofs in cool, wet climates may develop a growth of moss on their surface. This can be troubling for the homeowners. Knowing what moss can do to your roof and how to prevent moss from returning can help you maintain your property this spring. Is moss bad for your cedar […]

Three Things To Look For When Inspecting A French Drain System

08 April

If you’re a homeowner who is installing a French drain system in your yard, you’re taking a great step toward keeping your yard and home safe from being overwhelmed by rainwater. But as simple as French drains are, they aren’t maintenance-free. They do need periodic inspection to ensure they aren’t failing and haven’t become damaged. […]

Two Radiant Floor Heating Myths Busted

16 March

Warming your home during the long winters can be a constant battle. While modern heating systems can be highly effective at keeping your home the temperature that you want, there are many different types of heating systems available, and you might find this selection to be overwhelming and confusing. This can result in you putting […]

A Quiet Remodel: Soundproofing Your Home

19 February

Life is noisy, and sometimes just getting through your workday can hurt your ears and make your head hurt. When you get home, you need some peace and quiet. Unfortunately, your walls are thin or your plumbing gurgles. Instead of wearing earplugs every night, you can undertake a modest remodel that will “soundproof” your home. […]

Make Your Plaster Pretty Again: Tips For Repairing Your Plaster Walls

31 January

Plaster is an elegant and sophisticated wall treatment, and it is commonly found in older homes. Plaster can become damaged over time and require a bit of repair or restoration. If your plaster isn’t looking too pretty, try some of these suggestions to refurbish your walls: Filling in small holes. When you use tacks or […]

3 Ways To Protect Your Garage & Keep It Warm This Winter

11 January

Winter has been mild so far this year, but pretty soon the cold will arrive. Before the cold really arrives, you need to winterize your garage door and get it ready. Here are four steps you need to take to get your garage ready for winter.  Replace Weatherstripping Your garage door has a weatherstrip that […]

Keeping That Vinyl Siding In Good Shape: Tips For You

22 December

When you purchase and install vinyl siding in your home, you want to do everything that you can to ensure that you keep your siding in good shape and condition for as long as possible. After all, you made an investment in replacing your old siding and making your home look like new again with […]