A hail storm can be very damaging to your property, especially your asphalt roof since it is fully exposed to the wind and hail. The first thing you should do after the storm has passed and it's safe to go outside is to take pictures and videos of your house and roof. Be sure to take photos of the hail if there are pieces still on the ground. The pictures and videos can be used as evidence for your insurance claim. [Read More]
5 Reasons To Replace Your Garage Door Opener
Garage doors are a part of your home that always need to be inspected to be sure that it is working correctly. The garage door is made up of many moving parts that may need to be replaced over time to improve safety. One thing that may need to be replaced at some point would be the garage door opener, either because of safety concerns or new technologies that would make your garage door easier for you to use. [Read More]
Why You Should Think About Upgrading To Spray Foam Insulation
If your old fiberglass insulation is compacted or wet, it isn't working as well as it should. Fiberglass has to be dry and fluffy for it to insulate well. If you need to replace your insulation anyway, you may want to upgrade to spray foam. Spray foam is an excellent insulator and it has other advantages too. Here's why you should consider using it in your home. Blocks Water [Read More]
What Are The Different Types Of Water Well Pumps?
Before city water systems were in place, a well was the main source of water for many homeowners. In early years, a pump was used to bring the water up above the ground's surface so it could be taken inside the home using pails and buckets. As water pumps became more advanced, they were designed to pump water directly into the home through water lines. In some areas of the world, water well pumps are still used to bring water into the homes of those people who do not live in areas where city water systems are available. [Read More]