Tips For Staying Safe On Your Roof

Whether you are installing new roofing, making repairs, or conducting an inspection, your first concern should be making sure that you and those working with you stay safe. Remember that safety includes being aware of your environment, protecting yourself against falls, and preventing equipment from sliding off the roof. Taking the necessary precautions before you access your roof will help to mitigate dangers.  Environmental Concerns Before you climb up onto your roof, you should consider at least the following two environmental concerns: Read More 

3 Signs To Have Your Septic Tank Cleaned

The Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs recommends that you have your septic tank cleaned once every three years. However, there might be issues that indicate that you should have your tank cleaned prior to this pre-set date. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn just a few signs that you should have your septic tank cleaned and drained.  Drain Field Grass As a rule of thumb, one thing you should notice about your drain field grass if your septic tank is working perfectly fine is absolutely nothing. Read More 

How To Easily Waterproof The Cinderblock Walls In Your Basement

If you currently have cinderblock walls in your basement and want to turn your basement into a usable living space, one of the first steps you need to take is waterproofing your basement walls. Follow the steps below to easily waterproof your basement cinderblock walls.  Clean Your Cinderblock Wall The first thing you need to do is clean your cinderblock walls. If there was previously paint applied to your cinderblock walls and it is peeling off, you'll want to scrape the paint off. Read More 

How You Can Make Your New Chain Link Fencing Private

Your new chain link fence is sure to increase your property value while enhancing your household's overall security at the same time. Chain link fencing tends to hold up well in extreme weather conditions, and its designed to last for years without the need for repairs or expensive replacements. But chain link fencing isn't exactly practical when it comes to providing your household with privacy throughout the year – so you'll need to do a little legwork if you want to privatize your fence line. Read More 

Best Backyard Birthday Parties

There's nothing like a classic backyard birthday party for a birthday boy or birthday girl. But they can include more than sheet cake and a couple of rounds of pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey. Read on for some backyard birthday party ideas that will surely be a hit. Water Party Nothing is better on a hot summer afternoon than a water-filled birthday party. A tub full of water balloons, a super soaker for every kid and a sprinkler is all kids need to have a good time. Read More