Home Building and Remodeling Tips

2 Interior Signs That Your Home's Raised Foundation Needs Repairs

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If you have an older home with a raised foundation, you may wonder whether or not it is still in good condition. However, you may not relish the thought of crawling underneath your house to check for damage. If so, look for the following signs inside your home that its raised foundation may be in need of repairs. 1.  Gaps Form Between the Floors and Baseboards One of your foundation’s primary functions is to support the lower level floor of your house, helping to keep it sturdy and level.…

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Worried About The Well House? Electrical Safety Tips When Using Temporary Heating Equipment

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Rural homeowners who live in areas where winter temperatures are often well below the freezing mark face some unique home maintenance challenges. One of these involves trying to ensure that their water well pump, pressure tank, and any exposed water supply lines housed inside their well house do not freeze, which has the potential to split or burst pipes, damage components, and leave the home’s occupants without water for long periods of time.…

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Gutters And Ice: What You Need To Know This Winter

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When most homeowners think about home gutter maintenance, they think about performing it during the summer and fall. Gutter maintenance is not often thought about during the wintertime; however, winter may actually be one of the most important times of year to perform maintenance on your home’s gutter system. By becoming familiar with how to protect your gutters during the colder weather, your roof and gutter system as a whole will thank you in the long run.…

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