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.
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.
When you decide to redo your outdoors, you might need to decide between a porch or a veranda. But you might be confused as to what’s the difference between these different spaces. Here’s a short guide to help you understand their different features:
A lively home is an inviting one. However, design mistakes can suck the life out of your space. If you’re planning an interior remodeling project, Up and Above Contractors shares fresh ideas to energize your favorite rooms:
Up and Above Contractors is the leading remodeling company in our local area because of our wide range of home improvement services. We are one of the few companies able to provide residential solar energy services to our customers. Learn more about our Roof + Solar Combo Home Improvement Savings Plan here:
VELUX® skylights offer several aesthetic and practical benefits. But, what you may not know is that you can be eligible for up to 30% in federal tax credits when you have new VELUX skylights installed on your home. Up and Above Contractors is a roofing contractor that offers these energy-efficient skylights, and we’d like to tell you more about how you can benefit from them.