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.
Five Signs A House Might Fail An Electrical Home Inspection
28 April 2015
When buying an old home, you should always engage a licensed electrician to perform an inspection before you commit. This can protect you and your family from potential electrical hazards as well as extensive repair projects. But before you schedule your electrician's visit, there are a few points you can easily check to see whether the home will disqualify immediately or whether it's worth a full inspection. These five signs are details you can easily note (often visually) while walking through the house.
The Top Four Reasons You Should Call An Emergency Plumber
13 April 2015
There are many plumbing problems that have pretty simple solutions. However, there are going to be times when you need to call in an emergency plumber who can work at any given hour to help you resolve an issue before it becomes worse. Here are the top four reasons you should call an emergency plumber right away:
A Busted Pipe: A busted pipe in your home calls for an emergency plumber.