What Are the Best Materials for a Sawtooth Roof?

Sawtooth roofs have a long history in industrial uses but have gradually become more popular in modern home designs. The name comes from the fact that alternating sections of the roof lay relatively flat or stand vertically, which creates the look of a jagged saw edge. If you are considering a potential material replacement on your sawtooth roof, here are a few types to keep in mind. Standing-Seam Metal [Read More]

3 Tips For Preventing A Clogged Drip Irrigation System

Installing a drip irrigation system in your garden is a good way to conserve water. Drip irrigation systems deposit water directly onto the roots of the plants through a series of pipes and tubes. These irrigation systems also reduce the possibility of overwatering your plants. In order for the irrigation system to work consistently, it needs to be maintained. Poorly maintained systems often result in clogged water filters. As a result,  if your drip irrigation system becomes clogged there are a few tips that you can use to unclog it and get your system up and running. [Read More]

3 Signs You Have Water Damage Behind Your Walls

Signs of water damage are not always obvious. Often times, water damage is caused by hidden forces, such as a leaking pipe or a small leak on your roof. Bursting pipes, huge holes in your roof, or even floods are not always the cause of water damage. Here are a few subtle signs your house may be giving you that you have water damage lurking in areas and places that you just can't see. [Read More]

How to Do a Pre-Winter Inspection of the Propane Fuel System for Heating Your Home

The heating season is about to begin again in a few short weeks. For those who rely on propane gas for their winter heating fuel, this is also the time to inspect, fix, or replace parts in the propane system to make sure everything is in proper working odor before you receive your first shipment of propane gas for the winter. If you are new to using propane tanks, here is how to inspect your propane system to make sure everything is in working order. [Read More]