How Homeowners Can Maintain Their Outdoor Iron Railings

13 December 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're looking to add protection to a specific area on your property, such as the deck, iron railings are the perfect solution. They are extremely durable, and there are several different styles you can choose from today. To keep them looking great and functionally sound over the years, take advantage of these maintenance tips:  Remove Vegetation  Although having vegetation in the backyard or front porch gives you something to look at, it can have disastrous effects on your railings. Read More 

3 Things To Do When You Buy A Home In A Flood Zone

13 November 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Buying a home in a flood zone can't always be avoided, but it definitely puts you at risk for costly water damage in the future. The key is to be proactive in protecting your home from water damage so that if a flood does occur the damage and expense will be minimized as much as possible. Here are three things to do after buying a home in a flood zone: Read More 

Should You Buy A Fixer-Upper With A Sagging Roof?

11 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

In some ways, searching for a fixer-upper is harder than looking for a home that's move-in ready. You have to decide what flaws you're okay with and are willing to repair, and which are beyond your scope. One questionable issue you may come across is a sagging roof. If you were looking for a pristine home to live in, you would certainly walk away. But as someone who is handy and who has plans to fix up the home, you might still want to consider the purchase. Read More 

2 Benefits Of Hiring A Roofing Contractor For Roof Repairs

6 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you have noticed some issues with your roof lately, you may be tempted to try and repair them on your own. You may feel that this is the most cost effective option and that you are up for the task. While this is an option, it likely isn't the best one. You should instead consider hiring a roofing contractor, such as Emmons Roofing & Siding LLC, to perform the needed repairs. Read More 

Tips And Insight To Help You Inspect And Update Your Attic Insulation

16 August 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

You may have never needed to venture into your home's attic space, but the condition of this are is an important part of keeping your home comfortable throughout the year and especially during winter. Inadequate, poorly installed, or shifting insulation can lead to a portion of your home's heating escaping into your attic and leading to the potential for ice dams forming on your roof. It is important to know the condition of and repair any deficiencies in your attic insulation. Read More