Browsing Archive: February, 2013

Home improvements that will pay you back in the long run

Posted by AK on Monday, February 11, 2013, In : FYI 

Bathroom or kitchen upgrades are some of the most profitable home improvement projects.  If renovating your bathroom you have options, you can go big by remodeling your whole bathroom or you can just do a simple less expensive upgrade like replacing a few fixtures like your toilet, vanity, faucet, and towel bars.  A complete kitchen upgrading could also help increase the value of your home.  If not in your budget, you can do a few simple improvements like replacing your countertops, repaintin...


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How to avoid basement flooding

Posted by A.K. on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : FYI 

Basement flooding can be avoided by making sure your eavestroughs and downspouts are not dumping the water too close to your foundation walls which can overload your home's drainage system.  Another cause could be your lot grading, If the ground around your house slopes in towards your foundation then you would have the same problem with overloading your weeping tile and drainage system.  Build up the ground around your house so the water drain away from your house walls.  Sump pumps can help...


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