Category: Home Improvement

Estimating Roof Price

Materials Materials will be one of the biggest factors involved in calculating your roof price and while it is possible to reduce the cost by using different types of material you have to remember that this can often lead to a false economy. If using a different material means a saving of 10% on your …

Crawl Space Ventilation

If vents are far enough below grade, the dirt can block the openings so air will not circulate. The vents will not ventilate! When home inspectors see this condition, if vents cannot be fixed by removing or grading soil, the inspector will probably recommend that the client put in vent wells. The most simple vent …

Types of Toilets

Basically, toilets can be broken into two groups–the basic water closet, water flush variety where you sit and then flush and the squatting pan which is created for people to squat over. Because people can’t always make up their minds, however, there is actually a toilet that is called the WC health that combines the …

Waterproofing Basement Walls

Unless you have several basement leaks, a flooded basement or other more serious foundation issues, you may be able to do the work yourself and come out with a dry basement. Now, if you do have severe water problems in your basement then don’t even think of doing the work yourself. Get several bids from …