restoring homes after Mother Nature throws a fit

Preparing For The Worst: Critical Tips For Families Living In Storm And Wildfire-Prone Areas

Coastal storms, mid-western tornadoes, and devastating wildfires are more than troubling news headlines. Each one of the major events represents hundreds or thousands of families whose homes and personal property have been damaged or lost. In addition to the appliances, furnishings, clothing, and toys, these families often lose many items that are not so easily replaced. Important documents, family photos, and sentimental or historical objects that are damaged or lost to wind, fire, and flooding are difficult to replicate and often, impossible to replace. Read More 

How To Get Hydraulic Cylinder Repairs Done The Right Way

Maintaining the lifting power of a hydraulic system is likely to eventually call for repair work to be done. Whether you're dealing with a situation that calls for a rebuild, such as putting in new hydraulic seals, or one that demands parts be replaced or machined, you may want to hire a professional to assist you. By addressing these four concerns, you can see that the job will be done the right way. Read More 

Recommendations For Cleaning And Maintaining Your Upholstered Furniture

Your comfortable couch and recliner chair can get a great deal of use over the years as they provide a comfortable place for you and your family to sit. Whether it is from a dog, children, or a pair of scissors, dirt, and damage can make their way onto your upholstered furniture to mar its appearance. But here are some recommendations you can do or hire to do to take care of and restore your upholstered furniture. Read More 

Crawl Spaces And Why They Should Be Waterproofed

What is a Crawl Space? A crawl space is a small room or passage on the basement level of a house. Sometimes a crawl space is seen in houses which have no basements. On houses with basements, a wall may separate the crawl space from the main basement. Sometimes a crawl space can be accessed from the outside of the house. If you are not sure if your house has a crawl space, ask a plumbing, electrical, or basement-work company to check for you. Read More 

Planning To Remodel Your Home? Get A Home Inspection First

Okay, so you are tired of the old-fashioned kitchen cabinets or want to turn two small bedrooms into one. It is your house, and you absolutely have the right to do so. However, before you start in on the project, get a home inspection. Not only will having a professional's opinion help when it comes to getting the necessary permits, but it can also save you a whole lot of trouble. Read More