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Home maintenance is often overlook aspect of owning a home. Home improvement and remodeling is so much more exciting, but it is important to protect one of your biggest investments. A good place to start is with the monthly maintenance tasks. They are typically easier DIY type projects and take up minimal time. [...]
The Termite’s Innocent :: The Other Wood Damaging Pests: Description, Damage, Prevention & Elimination0
When it comes to pests that have the capability of damaging your home’s structure, termites are the first thing that comes to mind. That reputation is well deserved, as termites can cause thousands in damage by consuming wood. If you suspect that pests are causing damage to your home, however, don’t be so quick to blame the termite. There are plenty of other vermin that could be responsible. [...]
As I’m trying to squeeze out a little time to reflect on this past year, I can't help but think back to this post >> 5 Reasons to Visit Building Moxie in 2012. In it, you'll find a list of five things I intended, we'd do, with this blog, this year. From that list, one thing in particular, I'll write about today >> Multimedia, as in - "More Multimedia, aka More Audio and More Video." [...]
These scams are so prevalent that the Federal Trade Commission has released guidelines to help homeowners identify potential scam artists. If you are looking to hire a professional to oversee an upgrade or renovation to your home, your approach in choosing a contractor can greatly reduce your risk of being victimized. Here are some guidelines to help protect yourself by avoiding home improvement scams ...
November 26, 2012
This article goes into detail on how to know if you need a building permit as well as the potential consequences if you build without a permit when it's required. [...]