Hello, my name is Isabel, and I bought a fixer-upper house a few years ago. Through the years of having multiple projects done to my home I have had a lot of contractors in and out of the house, and I have learned how to effectively hire them and successfully work with them. I have worked with general contractors as well as specialists for things like roofing. If you aren't sure when to choose a general contractor over a subcontractor, take a look at the tips in my blog. They will inform, guide and help you. I am glad you found my blog. Enjoy reading!
2 November 2015
Staircases have an important role to play in a modern day house. In addition to their functional value, well maintained staircases help to increase the overall aesthetic value of the house. Parents who have young children around the house need to be concerned about child safety as the children go up and down the stairs on a daily basis. Discussed below are a few ideas that a parent can adopt in a bid to make the staircase safer for their children
22 October 2015
Building your own dream home may be something that you've been planning for some time. Vacant house blocks are a rare commodity in many towns and cities, so buying a block with an existing home on it and then demolishing the house may be just the solution. Some people are unsure about this idea because the thought of demolishing a house is very daunting. It's actually a relatively simple process if you follow the right steps.
17 September 2015
It keeps happening to you! When the chill of the winter season starts to bite, you suddenly realise that your existing heating systems are not up to the task of keeping your entire home warm. Well, some things are somewhat obvious; you would love to feel warm and comfortable in your home this winter season without compromising its beauty in any way. So, have you tried using a gas ducted system for a change?
21 July 2015
If you're in the process of tearing down your old home to build a new one, chances are you're going to be stuck with plenty of construction waste from the teardown process. You'll need to find an Eco-friendly solution to manage your construction waste to reduce the impact of your project on the environment. You'll need to consider how to dispose of fixtures, appliances and construction debris as smartly as possible, while minimising the trash as much as possible.
24 June 2015
When you are debating a solid timber wood door, you may concentrate on traditional woods like oak and maple. One wood that may be overlooked is teak. This particular hardwood is actually ideal if you are planning on replacing your doors, decks, and even exterior trusses and overhangs. Before you overlook this hardwood material, consider the reasons every homeowner should use teak as their solid timber door choice. Weatherproofing and Sealing