Just Moved To A Rural Neighborhood? 3 Tips For Choosing The Ideal Fencing

29 January 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When you've always lived in a suburb, you may not be used to some of the problems that can come with more rural areas. If the home you've just purchased doesn't have fencing around it, this can mean that wildlife will potentially be more of an issue than you're prepared to deal with. Instead of struggling to keep wildlife out of your yard, it's a good idea to look into how to get fencing installed that will help prevent some of the issues that can come with living in a rural area. Read More 

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