Does your home have a septic tank? A septic tank can be an effective way to remove waste from your home, especially if you live in an area with limited access to the municipal sewer lines. While useful, a septic system also requires regular care and maintenance. Without regular maintenance, your tank could clog, causing unpleasant odors in your home and even backups in your drains and toilets. The good news is you can avoid these issues by having your pump regularly inspected and pumped. [Read More]
Repair Small Holes In Your Log Cabin's Exterior And Apply Wood Sealer
If there are a couple, small holes in one of the untreated logs that makes up your vacation cabin's exterior, the following steps will teach you how to fill them so that the damage does not become worse. Once the repair has been made, clean the cabin's exterior and apply a coat of wood sealer to it to protect the logs from additional damage. Materials sandpaper (low and fine grit) electric sander tack cloth tube of wood filler caulk gun putty knife ladder water hose long-handled scrub brush bucket of soapy water tarps wood sealer paint tray paint roller roller handle and frame paintbrush Sand Damaged Areas And Apply Wood Filler [Read More]
Don't Have A Rainwater Drainage System? Why You Should
A rainwater drainage system, also known as rain gutters, runs along the edge of your roof and leads to the downspout. There are many reasons why you should have rain gutters installed on your home, three of which are listed below. Diverts Water Rain gutters divert water away from you home when it rains. Without them, when it rains, the water that runs off your roof will go down the side of your home. [Read More]
Should You Repair Your Concrete Driveway In Winter Or Summer?
If your concrete driveway is beginning to show signs of age like cracking, pitting, or crumbling, you may be considering having it professionally repaired or resurfaced. This repaving process is generally a quick one, and you should be able to drive and park on your new concrete within a week after it has been poured. However, depending upon your regional climate and the time of year you're planning your resurfacing, you may find it difficult to get a stretch of ideal concrete-curing weather. [Read More]