7 Things to Do When Preparing for Roof Repair

January 31st, 2015

Roof repairs are both inevitable and inconvenient. When you start noticing signs of roof deterioration like leaks, dried up caulking, watermarks, mold buildup, and if your roof is over 15 years old, you need to consider a roof repair. Most people don’t know what to do when planning for roof repairs the reason being most have never done it before.

Roofing Post

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Here’s a big tip: You don’t want to wait until your roof leaks for repairs. You should on the lookout before or you could otherwise face massive interior home repairs from mold and water damage. (more…)

Tricks and Tips for Giving Your Staircase A Face Lift

January 31st, 2015

Simple fact is, you can’t have a two story home without a staircase. However, the fact that your staircase needs to be redecorated every once in a while is often overlooked. A decorated and refinished staircase can offer a complete change without even doing that much. We can’t forget the wear and tear, that no matter what, will happen to our beautiful stairs over time. So it’s crucial to give them a little face lift from time to time. Also, a redecorated staircases can command attention and thus become the focal point of your foyer or hallway.


Staircase

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General Repair might include just simply refinishing your wooden stairs for a new look. Or, perhaps all you need is fresh carpet for your carpeted staircase, and of course you could always change your carpet staircase to a wooden one as well. But if you are looking to do a little more, I have a few tips and ideas for you. (more…)

Video: How to Tape Drywall

January 30th, 2015

Taping drywall may sound like a hard task, but it’s not. Mark and Theresa of My Fix It Up Life show you how to repair a hole in your wall using drywall tape and compound. Once you watch this guide, you’ll be able to make any hole in your wall blend seamlessly.