Can It Support The Weight?

Having a deck or porch on your home can add tremendous value to the property. Few people can deny the appeal of a wraparound porch or a beautiful deck that's simply built for entertaining and enjoying the natural surroundings. If you're building or renovating a home...

Keeping Kids Safe Around The Pool

Especially in our great state of Texas, there are few things that make the summer as enjoyable as chilling poolside. Whether you go for a dip in the water, enjoy a beverage in a lounge chair nearby, or grill up a tasty meal on the pool deck, just having the pool there...

Improving The Quality Of Your Air

Poor indoor air quality can be somewhat deceptive. People suffering from coughing, chest tightness, sore throat, shortness of breath, or watery/itchy eyes might blame it on COVID-19, or allergies, or the common cold, but these same symptoms can be caused by simply...

A Clutter-Free Home Is A Marketable Home

You probably know the type of people whose homes or offices look like a tornado went through them, but they say they know exactly where everything is. Or, you know the type of people who keep their homes spotlessly clean, emphatic about the importance of cleanliness....

Big Problems From A Small Object

As a homeowner, you know that serious issues can happen suddenly, caused by things that you would least expect to be the cause of a problem. While relatively rare, one example of this concept is the exhaust vent of a home's clothes dryer. If not installed properly,...

Improving Safety & Security At Your Rental Property

It's no secret that bad things happen all the time. In the blink of an eye, our home, our loved ones, or our very lives can be the victim of unfortunate circumstances. We do what we can to prevent this from happening in and around our own homes, but what about if you...

Should You Use Green Lumber?

If you're planning to build a home, there are plenty of things to think about. One of those things is what type of building materials you'll use. Some contractors will recommend the use of green lumber to help drive the material costs lower. Green lumber is wood...

Do You Need a Vapor Barrier?

For one, the state of Texas has a climate range that varies between dry and moist, and different regions of Texas have different requirements for vapor barriers. If a vapor barrier is installed in opposition to code requirements, it could be trapping moisture inside...

Keeping Your Valuable Electronics Safe

It seems like electronics are getting more and more expensive with every passing year. Especially since the pandemic, with more people spending time at home, they've become more interested in investing in things like home offices and entertainment centers. A sad truth...

Keeping Your Bathroom Mold-free

While we've talked about mold on this blog in the past, it's important that we highlight the topic as it relates to a specific room in your home - the bathroom. The reason why it's so important is that your home's bathroom is different than all the other rooms in your...

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