Preventing And Repairing The Damage Of A Carpenter Ant Colony In Your Log Home

Log home owners often worry about their house's potential for infestations of insects like carpenter ants. The reality, however, is that log homes tend to be about as vulnerable to pests as any other wood-based structure, with less risk the more you follow a basic maintenance schedule. Still, you will need to take a few precautions to discourage these unwanted visitors and all of the damage they can cause, and you may have to invest in a log home repair service if they have had time to become entrenched. Read More 

Four Accessories An Electrician Can Install During Your Bathroom Remodel

During your bathroom remodel, you'll likely need to have new electrical fixtures installed.Your electrician can be your partner in completing your bathroom rmodel by adding a few luxurious items you might not have thought of before. Here are some suggestions for items you can have your electrician install for your new bathroom. Electric Radiant Floor Heating Electric radiant floor heating eliminates the problem of cold bathroom floor tiles greeting your feet as you step out of the shower or bath. Read More 

Two Ways To Eliminate Smelly Fireplaces

If you have a working fireplace in your home, you may have noticed that your home has an unpleasant smell especially when you do not have a fire burning. Your fireplace should not emit an unpleasant smell at any point during the year. If it does, the smell normally signals that something is wrong. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can combat this smell. This is what you should know about unpleasant chimney odors. Read More 

3 Tips For Backyard Portable Toilet Placement

Whether you are hosting a large backyard event or completing a construction project in your home, you may need to place a portable toilet in your backyard for temporary use. Modern portable toilets are easy to place in most areas. However, there are a few factors that you should keep in mind when deciding where to place your rental toilet.  Access to the Toilet  When deciding where to place a portable toilet, you should consider how much room the delivery truck and/or service truck will need to access the toilet. Read More 

Do You Need A Retaining Wall?

When many people see retaining walls, they believe they were added for landscaping purposes, perhaps to make tiered flowerbeds or simply to add interest to the front yard. In fact, these walls play an important part in protecting your home and property from erosion, especially if you live on or near a hill. You may need to add one of these walls yourself if you notice certain issues at your own home. Read More