Ideas for Getting Rid of Messy Electrical Cords
29 August 2016
There is no reason for unsightly electric cords to be visible in the modern home. With some creative changes and the help of a residential electrician, you can find a solution for your specific challenge. The following ideas can help.
Install elevated wall plugs
Dangling cords from wall mounted televisions aren't just unsightly, they are also dangerous. A child could pull on them and bring the TV down. Instead, hire an electrician to install an outlet directly behind the TV so there is no dangling cord.
How to Install a French Drain
8 August 2016
If your basement floods when you get a lot of rain, the solution may be to install an interior French drain system. Heavy rain causes the water table to rise under your home. When that happens, water seeps through the floor and walls of your foundation. Since it's difficult to predict the weather, you never know when you'll suddenly have to deal with a flood situation. A French drain will permanently solve the problem and keep your basement dry enough that you can use it for storage or living space.
Tips For Restoring Your Lawn After A Construction Project
25 July 2016
Restoring your home's landscaping after a construction project takes a bit of foresight and planning, combined with proper practices afterward. The following tips can help you return your yard to it's former beauty as quickly as possible after the construction job is complete.
Tip #1: Save your sod
For short projects it may be possible to save the lawn. This is done by renting a sod stripper, which is a mechanical device that cuts the sod into strips so you can roll it up.
Roofing Safety Tips For Homeowners With Kids
29 April 2016
Having a roof put on your home is definitely exciting. But if you have kids in your home, there's something you need to keep in mind while the roofers are working – the kids' safety. While your roofers would never intentionally create a dangerous situation for your children, the fact is that roofing involves sharp nails, heavy hammers, and flying debris. Here are some steps you can take to keep your kids safe during the project.