Understanding Window Replacement Benefits

Replacing a window becomes necessary for a variety of reasons. You might be tired of always feeling a draft inside your home. You might also not want to deal with a window that is impossible to operate effectively. For these reasons, you should look into hiring an expert contractor such as Brian Hommel to give you a thorough window replacement. There are numerous benefits to be gained through this.


Peace of Mind

 One of the main reasons why homeowners seek out new windows is because they simply want the peace of mind that they will not have to worry about this again for a while. Most windows are designed to last for about 15 years. Once you get it installed, you can be confident it will operate efficiently for a while. In the event something does go wrong, you can rest assured you have a warranty that will cover the cost of the repair job. Always check with the replacement company to know what kind of warrant you are getting. Read more

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Things You Should Consider When Remodeling the Kitchen

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A kitchen remodel is one of the most common renovations households get. The reason is fairly simple. Homeowners spend a lot of time in the kitchen and dining room, so when a certain aspect is inconvenient, it really impacts day-to-day routines. When you decide it is time to update the room, here are some things to keep in mind.


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Should I Replace My Wooden Frame Window?

Many older houses have wooden window frames. While they have their advantages, they can begin to wear out as a building gets older. You may eventually require a window replacement, and that is where contractors such as Brian Hommel come in handy. However, you might be wondering if replacing windows is really worth it. Here are some questions you can ask yourself.


Are Your Windows Bothersome?

 Most people enjoy opening up a window once in a while to let a cool breeze enter the home. As windows Read more

The Best Flooring For A Basement Remodel

Basement RemodelWhen finishing a basement there are a lot of choices that you’ll have to make from the layout and design to the fixtures and flooring. However unlike the other rooms in your home a basement can be a more damp environment, requiring more durable materials. Selecting the proper flooring is a crucial step in creating a basement that will endure for years to come.

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Basic Deck Maintenance

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Nothing is better than taking in the cool autumn air from the comfort of your home’s deck. In order to continue enjoying this, however, you need to take steps to ensure your deck is maintained properly. Basic deck maintenance is an important task for homeowners to tend to, but luckily there are a few key tenets you can remember to easily get the job done. Remember these tips when you’re tackling your home improvement task list. Read more

How to Prepare Your Wooden Deck for Winter Weather

Bornstein2The long, lazy summer days of lounging on your wood deck with a cold glass of lemonade and a good book have come to a close. Soon, the days become shorter and the temperature colder. It’s only a matter of time before snow and ice begin to fall. Prepping a wooden deck for winter is important if you want to be able to enjoy it again next summer.

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Signs It’s Time For A Ceiling Fan Replacement

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A good ceiling fan can make a great difference in the comfort factor and energy efficiency of your home. Helping to circulate air for a cool breeze in summer or pull heat through a room in cooler months, yours helps to make a dent in your energy costs so long as it is functioning well. A poorly functioning fan, though, can represent an increase in expenses and present dangers to those in the room.

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Make Your Small Bathroom A Functional Space

Krazit6Remodeling a bathroom that’s not only outdated, but small poses some challenges. However, with some creativity and modern design techniques a beautiful bathroom oasis can be implemented into your small space. There are just a few things to keep in mind before going into this renovation: space, functionality and impact.

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Warning Signs Of A Plumbing Issue

Baths_9There are some plumbing issues that homeowners can tackle on their own, but then there are others that should only be left up to the professionals. Trying to handle difficult problems on your own could lead to even bigger issues that will end up costing you more in the end. So, if you suspect something is wrong and it is more serious than a simple clog, it is time to call in a plumber, who can make sure everything is fixed properly.

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What Are the Benefits of Composite Decking?

Decks_9Decks are synonymous with summer. Warm weather and bright sunshine that fades into beautiful night skies are perfect for sitting outside to enjoy a cold drink and a few laughs with loved ones. A few decades ago, the only real option for deck construction was basic wood. These days, composite decks are climbing the ranks. Composite decking is a combination of recycled wood and plastic mixed with cellulose fiber. In addition to this mixture for the flooring, these types of decks often include railings made of a range of materials. Typically, you will find the recycled composite, glass, vinyl and metal.

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