Archive for September 16th, 2019

What You Should Know About The Care And Keeping Of Your Home

The foundation of your home is a very important thing, so much so that up to 15% (and typically no less than 8% at the very least) of building costs should be directed into making sure the foundation is as high quality as it can possibly be. There are a number of ways that this can be accomplished, from using the right materials to choosing the right kind of foundation in the first place. From slab foundation to crawlspace foundation to basement foundation, three main types of foundation exist – but should certainly not be used interchangeably. After all, slab foundation is typically used when basement foundation would lead to an unstable home, based on the type of soil and the soil quality surrounding it. Therefore, using basement foundation or even crawlspace foundation would likely be an egregious error indeed.

Of course, the care and keeping of your foundation is also critical to overall foundation quality, and caring for your foundation well will be essential in the years tha

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What Home Maintenance Tasks Are You Tackling This Weekend?

With a Friday morning that began so cold you had to have a cup of hot tea and a blanket to work ion the porch to a Sunday afternoon that rose to temperatures in the low 90s, this is the time of year when the weather can be unpredictable. Sometimes called Indian Summer and often characterized by a glowing September harvest full moon, there are many times when the weeks after Labor Day can bring a wide range of weather. As home owners pay attention to the need for air conditioners on some afternoons and the temptation for the furnace some mornings, it is especially important to make sure that your heating and cooling services are fully maintained. AC services may not be as important during the month of October, but there are plenty of days in September when it can get plenty warm.
Along with the AC services and the maintenance that they require, it is also

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