Creating Lasting Repairs

  • Worried About Another Lengthy Power Outage In Winter? Retrofit Your Existing Fireplace With A Gas Insert

    19 August 2018

    In 2018, as many as 2.2 million homes were without power due to a massive nor'easter. Being without power for an extensive amount of time during a brutal winter can be devastating, particularly if you depend on electricity for heat and have children. People in homes that have existing and working fireplaces were able to provide warmth as long as they kept the fires going, doing so was risky. In fact, the heat from a fireplace caused a house fire in Massachusetts when a family used the fireplace to stay warm during a power outage caused by a nor'easter.

  • Tips For Painting Your Bathtub To Match Your Bathroom

    11 July 2018

    If you have recently painted or redecorated your bathroom, you may find that the bathtub color just doesn't fit the rest of the room. While you could go out and buy a new tub to match the room, you can also paint or refinish the one you have. Depending on the type of tub you have, there are different ways to paint it. Here are a few tips to ensure your entire bathroom looks well put together.

  • How To Remove Mold From Front-Load Washing Machines

    5 June 2018

    If you notice a musty smell around your front load washing machine, check the machine for mold, which appears in powdery black, white, or green patches. Mold especially grows on seals and the inside, since more water is present and mold thrives in moist environments. Mold should be treated quickly to avoid possible health hazards. Follow these steps to get rid of mold from a front load washing machine. Prepare to Clean the Mold 

  • Three Tips For Upgrading Your Cabinets

    7 May 2018

    The cabinets in your kitchen may be among the most important accessories to this part of the home. Without the cabinets, your kitchen's storage space and utility would be greatly reduced. Unfortunately, homeowners will eventually find that they need to replace their cabinets. When you face this need for the first time, there are several key considerations that should guide your decisions. 1. Decide On The Material For The Cabinets

  • A Look At The Importance Of Flashing When You Have A New Roof Installed

    13 April 2018

    When you think about having a new roof installed, you probably think about the shingles or tiles. However, a roof is composed of different parts, and flashing is one of them. Flashing is very important for protecting against leaks. When your roofing contractor installs a new roof, proper placement of the flashing is critical. When the roofer inspects an old roof, the flashing is one thing that's examined for signs of damage, wear, and leaks.

  • How To Protect Your Basement From Water Damage

    23 February 2018

    If you've just finished off your basement, the last thing you want is water damage. Even if your basement hasn't flooded, any kind of leakage can cause mold which can cause an odor and be bad for your health. Leaks can also damage your flooring, wallpaper, trim, and in some cases, your home's framework. Here are some tips to keep your basement safe. Start Your Preparations Above Ground If you live on uneven property, look for ways to divert water away from your house's walls.

  • What Are Hydraulics?

    19 January 2018

    Hydraulics are used in just about everywhere in the world. They are a pretty simple machine and can be used in a variety of areas.  Hydraulics Hydraulics take advantage of the pressure that can be created by liquids. In the past, it was water, but these days it can be special liquids, oil, water, or just about any other kind of liquid that works. The oil and hydraulic fluids tend to be used more than water these days because the fluids can be adjusted and engineered to be exactly what is needed.