Hate Your Home but Don't Want to Move? Renovate It

Own A Boat? Two Reasons Why You Should Build A Private Dock

Posted on

Owning a boat is one of life’s great pleasures.  Whether it’s a large yacht or just a simple fishing dinghy, having a boat gives you the ability to sail out on the water and enjoy a wonderful day at sea.  However, although boat ownership has some wonderful benefits, there are also responsibilities that accompany this position as well.  One of these responsibilities involves where you will keep the boat.  You may be used to leaving your boat at a local marina, but it may be a better idea for you to build a dock. Read More»

Looking for a Replacement Window? Here Are Energy Saving Factors You Should Consider

Posted on

The rate at which a home loses or gains heat significantly affects the amount of energy that an air conditioning system uses. This is because a home that gains or loses heat at a faster rate usually negates the gains made by the air conditioning system, as far as heating or cooling the home is concerned, something that then forces the system to work harder and for longer. A home’s windows usually play an important role when it comes to determining the rate at which the home gains or loses heat. Read More»

Tips To Stay Safe With Electricity This Holiday Season

Posted on

Approximately 150 home fires occur every year because of electrical holiday lights. Using electricity wisely at the holidays can help you stay safe and avoid tragedy. The following tips will help. Use Extension Cords Safely Extension cords are often misused during the holiday season. Proper usage can help you avoid electrical problems. Choose the appropriate extension cords for your purposes. Indoor extension cords should be used for indoor purposes only, while outdoor extension cords should be used for exterior use only. Read More»

5 Ventilation Tips To Consider When Building A Horse Barn

Posted on

Both you and your horses will appreciate a well-ventilated barn. You (and those who work in your barn) will appreciate that scents drift away and the temperature stays somewhat consistent when there is adequate ventilation. Your horses will appreciate that hot, stale air will have a place to go, allowing cooler, fresh air to be drawn into the barn. When designing and building your barn, there are several aspects of ventilation that you should keep in mind. Read More»

Designing Your Dream Custom Home? 2 Important Tips for Making It Fire-Safe

Posted on

If you are in the midst of designing your first custom home, then you are likely excitedly choosing all of those great features you have always wanted in a home, like high ceilings, specialty flooring and cabinetry, and all of those other little special touches that will make the house perfect for your family. However, in the midst of all of the fun (and stress!) of designing your dream home, it is important to not forget to keep safety in mind while planning, and that includes fire safety. Read More»