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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

Six Mistakes That Could Compromise The Accuracy Of Your Xactimate Estimate

You need your Xactimate estimate to be as accurate as possible to be able to gauge costs in insurance estimating work. Unfortunately, those who are novices with using Xactimate for estimates sometimes make mistakes that detract from estimate accuracy. The following are six mistakes that could compromise the accuracy of your Xactimate estimate.  Not knowing how to properly use F9 notes When you're using Xactimate, F9 notes have a lot of functions that you should be aware of. Read More 

Planning Your Commercial Roofing Renovations With Building Improvements And Lightweight Materials

When it comes time to renovate a commercial property, the roof is an area where you want to plan well. There are commercial roofing solutions that can help reduce weight and make buildings more efficient. There are also options for energy-efficient designs and other improvements that can be made when installing new roofing. The following lightweight roofing solutions can help improve your business when you have a new roof installed: Read More 

Attention To Detail That Will Promote A Polished Appearance

If the dripping faucet that is short in stature and clunky in design is not only an annoyance but also unattractive and taking away from the overall appeal of your master bathroom, cleaning the sink until it is sparkling and tending to the grime that is on the floor may not help things as much as you hope. One way to give the restroom a polished appearance that will be complementary to other features in the room is by installing gold or metallic fixtures. Read More 

Common Roof Issues That Contractors Can Easily Address

There are a lot of important exterior elements of your home, but the roof is one of the most important. Unfortunately, it will not always be in great shape. If you run into the following issues with this aspect of your home, then hiring roofing contractors is a great response.  Shingle Damage There may be some shingles on your roof that have seen better days. Instead of leaving them like this and your roof potentially being susceptible to leaks, go ahead and hire a roofing contractor. Read More 

The Residential Timber Bridge Building Guide For Attractive Solutions That Enhance Property Values

When it comes to timber bridges, you have a lot of options to build a bridge for your property, but some of these solutions are more attractive than others. If you are looking for a bridge solution for a residential property, you want the solutions to be more attractive and add value to the property. The following residential timber bridge building guide will help you choose attractive bridge solutions that add value to your property: Read More