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Putting a Sump Pump in Your Crawlspace: What It Will Achieve

When crawlspaces are wet and messy and essentially become quite useless for storage, you may want to get them waterproofed and dried out. It is not just the crawlspace that gets water damage; the water damage can also leak into your home if you let it go unchecked. One option, installing a sump pump in the crawlspace, may seem like it would not do well or achieve much. Actually, as the following will show, a sump pump in a crawlspace can achieve a lot. Read More 

Four Benefits Of Converting Your Porch Into A Sunroom

If you have a large porch you don't get a lot of use out of, you may want to consider converting it into a sunroom. Adding a sunroom to your home can give you many great benefits, and it can make your home feel a bit more cozy and inviting. Use this guide to help determine whether a porch-to-sunroom conversion is right for your home. Additional Square Footage By enclosing your porch and turning it into a sunroom, you can expand your home's available square footage. Read More 

5 Reasons To Not Re-Shingle Over Old Roofing

If you currently have a single layer of asphalt shingles on your roof, one of your main decisions when it is time to install a new roof will be whether you should remove the old shingles before installing your new roof or whether you should have the new shingles installed directly over the old ones. When calculating the labor involved in installing a new roof, removing and disposing of old shingles can raise the cost of the project around $100–$150 per 100 square feet of roof, which can significantly increase the overall cost of your project. Read More 

Getting Your Home’s AC Ready For Storm Season

With hurricanes, tropical storms, and other natural disasters affecting the nation, many people are turning their attention to storm preparation. In order to ensure that your home remains secure in the event of a storm, you should take the time to properly prepare your AC system. Here are three tips that you can use to ensure your AC system is prepared to withstand the worst Mother Nature can throw at it. Read More 

4 Smart Uses For Your Leftover Fill Dirt

If you've recently completed a project at home that required having a load of fill dirt delivered, you probably have a pile of it leftover that you are trying to figure out what to do with. If it's left to sit on your property for too long, there is a chance that it will become part of your landscape. Once weeds start growing on the dirt, it may not be easy to use anymore. Read More