How To Clean And Protect Your Travertine Tile Floor
24 June 2015
Travertine tile floors make beautiful additions to your home. However, travertine stone is porous, so it must be protected and cleaned properly to remain looking its best. Here are a few suggestions to keep your travertine tile floor in great shape:
Don't Let Spills Stand
Travertine is especially sensitive to acid, so acidic liquids, such as soda, orange juice, or tomato sauce, can permanently etch or stain your tiles. Since you may not know the pH of every spilled liquid that comes in contact with your floor, it is best to never allow a spill to sit for a prolonged period.
Keep Everyone Safe With Construction Fencing
11 June 2015
If you are going to be having some renovation or construction work done on your house, there are several things that you need to think about. One of them is the safety of everyone involved. That includes your family, the people who are doing the work, and any bystanders or visitors. There are several ways that you can make sure that everyone is safe during the process. The easiest one is to provide construction fencing.
Bumps And Humps In Your Carpet? Here's How To Re-Stretch It Yourself
29 May 2015
Freshly installed carpeting looks and feels perfect in your home, but sometimes it doesn't maintain the smooth appearance it had when it was first installed. Over time, your carpet can begin to form lumps and bubbles throughout it. This happens when carpet continues to stretch after it has been installed. If this happens shortly after the install job is complete, you can typically call the installation contractor and he or she will fix it at no cost, but if it has been more than a year or two since installation, you will likely have to pay a fee to have the carpet re-stretched.
Why You Shouldn't Try To Manage Your Own Massive Home Renovation Project
14 May 2015
If you are planning on making major changes to your home, you might not see the big deal about overseeing your own project and hiring a few contractors to help with the work. However, in these cases, it is generally best to hire a professional general contractor to help you. A general contractor will talk to you about your project and budget, and he or she will hire all of the necessary contractors individually.