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How's your insulation working?

January 19, 2011

According to the Department of Energy, your heating and cooling costs make up to 70 percent of your total energy bills. Energy leaks in the home can increase your bills by as much as 30 percent.

Tile Roof Repair: DIY or Hire a Contractor?

February 2, 2010

Walking on any roofing material can be dangerous if you're not accustomed to doing it. I do not advise any homeowner to walk on their roof unless the house is only one story high, has a gradual roof pitch, and has standard fiberglass shingles on it.

Pricing Your Project: Understanding Your Project Quote

July 16, 2008

When you plan a major remodeling project, first things first: you have to hire a contractor. Of course, you'll want to make sure that you are hiring the best person for the job.

Who Should be Responsible for Contractor Insurance?

August 21, 2011

Tiffanee, a contractor's license and a project's insurance protection are usually two separate items. Just because your potential contractor wants you to pay for an insurance policy, does not mean that he is an unlicensed contractor.

Remodeling trends for 2011

March 4, 2011

Are you wondering what remodeling trends will rise to the top of the pack this year? So did the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) when it polled member builders and contractors that belong to its 58 chapters nationwide. Remember, as you look over the results, that they may be colored by the kinds of work in which the polled contractors specialize, rather than economic realities seen in the recent Cost vs.

New Warnings About Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing

January 2, 2011

What I love most about the home improvement and building industry is that it frequently takes a close look at what it does and evaluates not only common practice, but the use of materials. Recently, Remodeling Magazine, sent out a "heads up" on Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST).

Can I remove my house's second level in order to create a taller ceiling height in my living room?

February 6, 2012

Expanding the ceiling heights in your house may be possible, but obviously any remodeling project of that caliber would need a structural engineer and an experienced home builder to orchestrate the details. Making alterations to a house's structural members, or removing critical portions of its framing, can cause unforeseen load transfers that can quite literally bring the house down! Of course there might be some instances when you could safely remove non-load bearing floor joists from a home's second level, which would effectively double the ceiling height in the underlying living room, but you'll need to have a contractor inspect your home and help to make that call.

Assemble a fall chore list now

August 26, 2011

It's not too early to put together a priority list for home improvements or landscaping chores you need to get done before fall and winter. The stressed housing market means many contractors are offering low bids just to get work.

How Do I Replace a Leaking Skylight?

November 3, 2011

Jackie, it's not be necessary to remove your home's skylight, but you certainly have a problem that needs to be resolved. Most skylights are comprised of two parts, the base (or the curb) and the frame, which holds the glass and is designed to fit over the curb much like a lid on a shoe box.

What's New in Roofing Options?

November 19, 2010

Across the lower tier of the United States, older homes and newer homes built to the Spanish colonial theme use terra cotta or concrete tiles. In the north, you'll find era homes with natural slate or wood shake roofs.

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