• 5 Reasons Why You'll Love A Cedar Shake Roof

    2 November 2014

    If you have been looking into roofing options for your home, you have probably looked at both traditional shingles and metal roofing options. Although these two choices obviously have their own sets of benefits, you shouldn't assume that they are your only options. Instead, consider a cedar shake roof. Although it is a rather unexpected option, you might be surprised by the many things that there are to love about cedar shakes.

  • Fun Facts About The Markings And Colors Of Fire Hydrants

    2 November 2014

    The fire hydrant is one of the many proud symbols behind the fire department. Found throughout most cities, the fire hydrant is well known for being an easy access point for fire fighters to quickly gain access to high-pressure water. The fire hydrant is also known for being a notoriously bad parking spot, as if a fire ever breaks out, fire fighters will not hesitate to tow, damage, or move your car to obtain water access.

  • How To Perform Regular Maintenance On A Sump Pump

    31 October 2014

    Your home's sump pump plays an integral part in keeping water out of your basement, which is why it needs regular maintenance to keep it working. Do not delay on these routine maintenance issues, as you want to avoid having the sump pump break down when you need it most. Removing Sediment The base of the sump pump well is a prime place for sediment to collect over the years. As sediment makes its way through the drain tiles around your home, it will collect at the bottom of the well.

  • Choosing A Garage Door Opener For Your Door

    30 October 2014

    A lot of people focus on choosing a garage door with the right look to match the style of their house. After all, a garage door can easily dominate the front of your house, so it is important to choose a door that accentuates and enhances the look of your house, but it is also important to have a motor that can handle the weight and bulk of your door. Having a beautiful garage door without having a motor to lift it is just sad.