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3101, 2018

Case Study: Maintaining a Quality Outdoor Deck

Case Study: Maintaining a Quality Outdoor Deck After years of living on the Chesapeake Bay, the elements have taken a toll on this customer’s deck. We’ll call him Dan, which is actually his real name so that’s a good start. Dan and his buddies built the deck on Saturday afternoons, days off, and any other times they wanted to take some time off to hang out with the guys.  Perhaps they didn’t know or maybe it was the Natty Boh beer, but unfortunately the deck was not up to code.  This story-line shows you the process of how [...]

301, 2018

Why Some Home Additions Don’t Go as Planned

Why Some Home Additions Don’t Go as Planned Why Some Home Additions Don’t Go as Planned A home addition not only adds more beauty and allure to your home, but when done correctly, it can add much needed value to the home as well. For some homeowners, a home addition they are planning to increase the value or beauty of the home can quickly turn into a building nightmare in the blink of an eye. If you enjoy the DIY lifestyle and like spending time repairing things on your own or learning as you go to [...]

507, 2017

Painting Options Every Homeowner Should Know About

Painting Options Every Homeowner Should Know About Painting Options Every Homeowner Should Know About There are many ways to paint and many things that need to be painted. High quality paint jobs both on the interior and exterior of your home can raise the value, while increasing it's beauty. It is important to know what type of painting technique you require for your home improvement project. With many ways to get paint on the specific area, both are the most widely used in the industry. Consider the differences that come from roll on and spray painting. Comparing the two can [...]

805, 2017

Top 5 Home Improvement Resolutions for 2017

Top 5 Home Improvement Resolutions for 2017 Top 5 Home Improvement Resolutions for 2017 We all know our new year’s resolutions rarely stick. Losing the holiday weight, getting a gym membership, playing the guitar, learning French, being nicer to my kids, whatever the case may be, it’s hard to carry them through. Then March rolls around, we haven’t laid off the extra helping, the treadmill gets creaky again, and you couldn’t play Mary Had a Little Lamb much less Tom Petty on the guitar. Ok so maybe you’re a little nicer to the kids but wouldn’t it [...]

405, 2017

Tips For Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Tips For Painting Kitchen Cabinets Tips For Painting Kitchen Cabinets Do your cabinets look dated? Instead of spending $7000 to $15000 on new cabinets and disrupting your kitchen, we can update your existing cabinets. Your cavelike kitchen feels that way because the dark cabinets have sucked all the light out of the room. But a brighter makeover doesn’t necessarily mean replacing those gloomy boxes with all-new cabinets. As long as the frames and doors are structurally sound. Let us sand, prime and paint those existing cabinets (factory like finish). Freshen the color and choose a sheen for [...]

205, 2017

Hiring a Paint Contractor or Do It Yourself?

Hiring a Paint Contractor or Do It Yourself? Hiring a Paint Contractor or Do It Yourself? I was going to write something very similar to what is below. However, I came across Mr. Crowder’s advice. He has explained it better than I would have. Thank you Karl Crowder for clearly explaining the need for paint maintenance. Cheers. - Article written by Karl Crowder Often homeowners and building contractors overlook house painting, regarding it as an esthetic treatment. This attitude disregards the true importance of both interior painting and exterior painting and how they affect the future of [...]