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 

3 Tips For Installing A Wind Turbine On A Budget

25 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are thinking about installing a windmill on your property so that you can create and use your own wind power, you might be concerned about the costs of this project. Of course, the initial cost can be a bit expensive, but you'll probably find it to be worth it. Plus, there are ways that you can spend less when installing your own windmill. These are a few tips that might help you stick to your windmill installation budget. Read More