In Pursuit of Curb Appeal

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In Pursuit of Curb Appeal

Most people spend their time dreaming up ways to improve the insides of their home. They renovate their kitchens, install new flooring, and paint the walls in vibrant colors. As far as I am concerned, however, the outside of the home is just as vital. After working for years as a landscape architect, I'm passionate about the form and function of yards, porches, decks, gardens, and other outdoor spaces. An inviting exterior welcomes guests to my home and encourages them to enjoy themselves. I decided to create a blog that would extol the virtues of curb appeal—and maybe inspire you to take your homemaking efforts outside.

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Tips To Remember With Construction Dredging
16 February 2021

If you have a waterway that is pretty shallow, the

Six Mistakes That Could Compromise The Accuracy Of Your Xactimate Estimate
23 December 2020

You need your Xactimate estimate to be as accurate

Planning Your Commercial Roofing Renovations With Building Improvements And Lightweight Materials
2 November 2020

When it comes time to renovate a commercial proper

Attention To Detail That Will Promote A Polished Appearance
21 July 2020

If the dripping faucet that is short in stature an

Common Roof Issues That Contractors Can Easily Address
21 July 2020

There are a lot of important exterior elements of

Tips Homeowners Can Use To Warm Cold Spots In A Home

With "Jack Frost" nipping at your windowpanes, you're probably enjoying the toasty heat inside your home this winter. However, no matter how much you crank up the thermostat, some areas of the home just seem to stay colder than others do. In many cases, it's easy to eliminate those cold spots with a quick fix or two. Here's a look at some common problems that cause cold spots and some tips you can use to fix the problem. Read More 

How To Fill Small Cracks In Your Asphalt Driveway

Filling small cracks in your asphalt driveway is a relatively easy task that can be completed on a do-it-yourself basis. In order to complete this task, simply gather all of the supplies on the list below and follow this easy step by step repair guide. Supplies You Will Need Tools hand tamper trowel large bucket mixing paddle broom or leaf blower Materials cold asphalt mix water Step 1: Prep Driveway From Repairs Read More 

3 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Their House’s Plumbing System

Most homeowners typically don't call a plumber out to the house unless there is an emergency that needs to be taken care of. But what happens if a plumber is not immediately available to assist? Every homeowner should educate themselves on some important aspects of their house's plumbing system so that they can jump into action in the event that something goes wrong. If you are not familiar with how a plumbing system works, here are 3 key things you should learn as soon as possible. Read More