Your outdoor deck is an important investment so it deserves proper maintenance. The use of a pressure washer is one way to help restore its overall appearance. But there are some steps that you need to remember when cleaning your deck using a pressure washer.
Solar panels have become more popular among homeowners due to the lower energy costs they offer as well as their cool roof capabilities. However, despite the advantages of going solar, there are still some who are a bit wary of adding solar panels to their home due to the rumor that they can cause a roof to heat up. However, the truth is actually far from that.
Designing a simple home addition is a difficult task on its own, but, surprisingly enough, a master suite can be even more difficult to design. This is because you want to make it as comfortable as possible, and that means getting the right size to make sure everything you need can fit in the addition. With that in mind, it’s important that you know what to consider in order to make your master suite addition work.
To support the framing, a remodeling company will often use load-bearing posts for decks and overheads, and each post must be placed in a base. A footing is typically a hole in the ground that extends below the frost line and is filled with concrete. Different building codes, climates and soil conditions may allow alternative footings, such as concrete or tamped earth piers.
The saying goes that first impressions matter the most. So, the front door is the place to start in terms of setting the tone and character of a home.
When people think about a roof, most of them just picture the shingles and the roof’s characteristic shape. Few talk about some of the lesser known but still important components. Today, experts from the leading home improvement company in the area talk about two of these components: the soffit and fascia.
Decks can be a wonderful addition to your home, especially during the summer. You can spend a night under the stars with your family or entertain guests during the day. However, it’s been a long while since the previous summer, so there’s no doubt your deck needs a little bit of cleaning and sprucing up before it can receive guests.
Afternoons at home are best spent outdoors – on the porch with friends, having a barbecue on the deck or just enjoying the relaxing atmosphere in your backyard patio. You might be wondering what’s the difference between all of these places.
Planning a new design for your property can be complicated. But using GAF’s Virtual Home Remodeler can be a great headstart in the decision-making process. It is a design tool where you can visualize and preview which roofing, shingles and other exterior parts will best suit your home’s structure and style.