Enclosing your front porch can be a big decision to make. Not only are you considering what your front porch will look like after the project is done, but you’re also wondering if it’s really worth spending for a closed porch. If you’re left wondering and unsure of what to do, then here are some of the benefits you need to consider.
Spring can bring strong rain, hail and wind storms. While you can’t control the weather, you can prepare your home against it.
Gutters safely direct water away from your home, protecting it from costly moisture-related damage. A damaged gutter system can cause water to back up onto your roof and overflow onto your siding. It can also allow water to penetrate into your foundation and compromise its structural integrity.
The winter season means that your home will be exposed once again to very low temperatures and, in some regions, plenty of moisture. One of the parts of your home that needs some preparation to survive the wet and cold season is the deck, primarily if it’s made of wood.
Putting your home on the market is easy. It’s the preparation that might make it a bit more challenging. You could simply try to sell your home as it is, but don’t expect to get top dollar if it simply isn’t worth that much. Every contractor as well as every real estate agent knows any home can become more valuable with a few well-planned changes.
According to 97% of realtors, curb appeal is most important to a potential buyer, making keeping up with the latest exterior trends a priority to homeowners. Traditional exteriors like stone and brick add uniqueness as accents, yet homeowners nowadays prefer sleeker and smoother siding options for their home exterior. Why is that?
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.
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.