3 Small Changes You Can Make To Modernize Your Deck

The deck that you have on your home is probably going to be one of the most functional places you have outside. The deck is a place to gather and enjoy lazy afternoons with friends and family members, but it is also a major design element of your home. If you are looking to bring the look of your duck up to par with the rest of your modern house, it may not be as difficult to achieve as you think. [Read More]

A Boundary Survey Is Important As A Homeowner So You Know Where You Can Build A Fence

There are several types of land surveys that are used for different reasons. Some surveys are highly detailed and used for things like establishing the flood elevation of a property or obtaining a mortgage. If you want a survey so you can put up a fence in the right location, then you need a boundary survey. This type of survey identifies your property lines so you know for sure where you can put up a fence without encroaching on your neighbor's properties. [Read More]

6 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A Vacant Lot

Buying land is very different from buying a house. There are many things to consider before you purchase a lot for sale. 1. Zoning: Just because you find the perfect piece of land, does not mean that you will be able to build on it. Quite often cities have zoning restrictions in place for decades and have no desire to change them.  2. HOA: Many newer developments come with an HOA, or homeowner's association, that dictates the architectural style or square footage of future homes built in the area. [Read More]

Choosing The Best Underlayment For Your Roof

Roofing underlayment is a material that goes over the roof deck before the main roofing material (such as shingles) is installed. The underlayment serves a critical purpose; it acts as additional protection for the roof. The underlayment is particularly useful for preventing weather-related damage and roof leaks. Here are a few things you should consider to get the right underlayment for your roof. Durability Just like other materials on the roof, the underlayment is subject to wear and tear that deteriorates it with time. [Read More]