Thunderstorms accompanied by damaging hail are a fact of life in many areas of the country, often wreaking havoc for only a few minutes before moving rapidly across the horizon. Although the hail only falls for a brief time, it can fall with a force that can be very damaging to the surfaces they impact, like the roof of your home. Because this damage can be difficult to see, homeowners can be lulled into a false sense of security, at least until the roof starts to leak months or even a few years into the future.
When the winter months roll in, more and more people are stuck inside. This means you aren't getting as much fresh air as you normally would. When the air in your home feels as if it is too dry, too stale, or just yucky, it can be hard to breathe. Here are four tips that will help improve indoor air quality so that you can breathe so much easier when you have no choice but to stay inside:
Oftentimes, people think about their vehicle when they hear of window tinting. However, tinting extends far beyond just your normal vehicle that you drive to work every day. It now extends to your home. What better way to accentuate your home than with residential window tinting? To help you understand some of the reasons why window tinting is a great investment for your home, check out the information below. It saves on your energy bill.
Autumn is the time to get your cottage ready for the winter season, but you should also spend some time getting your cottage road ready for spring. If floods from springtime snow melts and rain make your cottage road unusable, you should put culverts underneath to road. Culverts redirects the water to go under the road so you can get to your cottage in the spring. Installing a culvert is easier than you might think, and with a little help, you can install a culvert pipe under a typical dirt cottage road in an afternoon.
If your home relies on a septic system for waste treatment, the drain field is an important component of the system. This is where the affluent drains from the tank and filters through the soil. If you have an older system, a failing drain field can lead to problems with the tank and plumbing in your home. Here are some tips to help you deal with a failing septic drain field to prevent series plumbing problems: