construction--contractors

Pros And Cons Of Fiberglass Vs Steel Entry Doors

The fiberglass doors of yesteryear were inferior products that were impossible to paint or stain and fell apart quickly. Today's fiberglass doors are infinitely better quality and last much longer, but like any product, they do have their pros and cons. Steel, however, is the most popular material for doors, accounting for about 50% of the market. Before you make your choice, it's a good idea to compare the pros and cons of each type of door. Read More 

How To Fix A Leaking Shower Arm

If your shower leaks and you don't see drips from the faucet, it could be the shower arm. The shower arm is the pipe that runs the wall and connects to the shower head. Leaks from shower arms could be coming from the end running through the wall or the shower head end. Here are some tips on how to fix a leaking shower arm. Tighten the Shower Head Read More 

Troubleshooting A Squeaking Or Rattling Bathroom Faucet

A dripping faucet might become one of the most annoying sounds in your home. But a drip isn't the only sound of trouble your faucet can make. If you suddenly have squeaks or rattles whenever you turn on the bathroom faucet, you need to perform some troubleshooting. Some causes you can fix on your own but others are best left to a plumber. Squeaking Faucet Does the faucet make a high-pitched squeak when you turn on the water that makes it sound like your faucet is giving a quick high-pitched scream? Read More 

What to Know about Resurfacing Your Parking Lot

When you buy a building for your business, you have a lot more control over it than if you lease space in a complex. However, it also means you are responsible for maintenance of the building, property, and parking lot. It's important to keep the parking area in good repair so it looks nice and doesn't pose a safety hazard for your clients. If your lot is in bad shape, you may be able to resurface it rather than replace it. Read More 

Unplugging Some Of The Most Common Myths Concerning Lowering Your Electric Bill

If you live in certain parts of the country, there is a pretty good chance that your bill for electricity usage each month is one of the highest that you have. For example, if you live in the state of Hawaii, the average residential electric bill is more than $200 a month. With your bills growing higher and higher, you will likely resort to all kinds of measures to try and make the numbers you see every month go down. Read More