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.

Learning About Home Maintenance and Repairs

Your Attic Is Not The Only Place You Need To Insulate

23 August 2016
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Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you think of insulating your home, the attic is probably the first place that comes to mind. While a well insulated attic is certainly key to keeping your home comfortable and keeping your energy bills in check, there are other areas in your home that may not be as well insulated as they need to be. Focusing on improving the insulation in these areas will go a long way towards making your home more efficient.
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3 Things You Can Do To Ensure The Wood Siding On Your Home Lasts For Decades

3 August 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Wood siding can be a great material to use for the exterior finish of your home. It can last for decades with the proper care and maintenance. If you take the time to do things like add a sealant, do small repairs and keep cracks well sealed, your wood siding will last for many decades. Here are some tips that can help ensure your wood siding lasts for generations: 1. Clean The Siding Regularly To Prevent Grime From Forming
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Inherit An Old House You Aren’t Sure Is Worth Fixing? Check For These Problems Before Listing

19 July 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If someone has left you an old, outdated house in their will, and you aren't sure if the house is going to be difficult to sell, there are some things to take into consideration. Before deciding to hire a real estate agent and get the house appraised, you may want to consider finding a home buyer who purchases houses for cash to remodel. If the house has a lot of dangerous and outdated internal fixtures, repairing the house to sell it may be costly.
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Three Vinyl-Siding Design Ideas

30 June 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Do you want the low-maintenance requirements of vinyl siding but are a little bit afraid that the large expanse of a sided wall would look boring? The trick is to combining siding options to get a unique and attractive covering for your home. The following are a few ideas that look good, are durable, and are nearly as low maintenance as vinyl. Idea #1: Add some stonework You don't need to invest in heavy, expensive masonry to get the look of stone walls.
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Installing New French Doors? Is In-Swing Or Out-Swing Better?

13 June 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When the average homeowner chooses a new French door, they typically spend a great amount of time considering the door's details. What material will the door be designed from? How many window panes will the door have? What color will it be? They typically don't take the same amount of time to consider whether or not the door will swing inward or outward; this is a mistake. Why Is Opening Style Important?
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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.

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