Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

Set Up An Efficient Business Recycling Plan

27 October 2017
 Categories:
, Blog

Does your company have a lot of recyclable goods that need to be sent out at least monthly? Many states have policies for only accepting certain types of garbage, and policies over whether or not to pick up your trash can get more strict at the local level. To stay under regulations, reduce garbage-related costs, and maybe make a bit of money back in the process, consider a few of these business recycling planning points:
Read More 

Why People Still Choose Wooden Window Shutters

5 January 2017
 Categories: , Blog

If you want to invest in new window shutters for your home, you are probably familiar with all of the material options. Most stores seem to mainly carry synthetic products like vinyl, fiberglass, and PVC. These are definitely the more practical and affordable options to choose from. However, most homeowners will admit that they aren't the most stylish for many types of construction. For instance, many of these synthetic products don't match well with older homes that are made out of brick or wood.
Read More 

Enhance Exterior Wooden Trim That Surrounds New Windows

12 September 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If you recently had new window panes installed in your home, enhance the exterior wooden trim that surrounds them by removing peeling paint, cleaning the wood, and adding a couple coats of exterior paint that is a bold color. Follow the steps below.  Materials Needed paint scraper putty knife emery cloth  tack cloth detergent water hose bucket natural-bristle scrub brush plastic sheeting painter's tape exterior primer exterior paint mixing stick paint tray paint roller thin paintbrush ​Remove Peeling Paint And Sand Rough Spots On The Wood
Read More 

4 Tips For Caring For Your Roof

6 January 2016
 Categories: , Blog

When you need to keep your roof up to par over the seasons, you will need to learn the maintenance tips that will help you out. Follow the four roof maintenance and repair guidelines below, so that your home and your roof are always well taken care of.   #1: Keep Your Gutters Cleaned Through The Seasons The roof will be in better condition when you clean out your gutters twice per year.
Read More 

Four Options to Give Your Homean Affordable, Energy Efficient AC

24 September 2015
 Categories: , Blog

If you have a home without central HVAC, installing a new air conditioner can be a costly investment. Central HVAC systems can also require a lot of maintenance and may not be the most energy efficient solution for every home. Today, there are other options for a more energy efficient and affordable cooling solution. Here are some choices you may want to consider for the new AC for your home:
Read More 

About Me
Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

Hello, my name is Emily Green. Welcome to my website about home maintenance and repairs performed by general contractors. When I bought my first house, absolutely everything was in perfect condition. After living there for several months, however, I started to notice a slight decline in the finishes of certain materials in my house. I suspected that the items needed care, but I did not know how to proceed. A general contractor helped me learn everything I needed to know about home maintenance and repairs. I created this site to share this knowledge with my readers. Come by again soon to learn more.

Search
Archive