Is Winter Finally Over???

Is Winter Finally Over?? Since winter is finally over its time to survey the damage that this long season has done.  I am talking about Ice Dams cause by sitting snow that has melted and then refrozen over and over again throughout this interminable season. Ice dams and sitting snow can cause not only damage to your roof, but also damage to your interior as moisture seeps inside and ravages your drywall.   Ice Dams If you own an older home with poor ventilation and a warm attic, you’ve probably been dealing with…Read more …

Ever feel like the walls are closing in?

Ever feel like the walls are closing in? Ever feel like the walls are closing in on you? Do feel like you are missing out on what’s going on in your own home, because you are stuck in the kitchen and everyone else is in another room having fun without you? Do you feel more like a caterer than a host at your own parties, missing who has even been there because you are stuck in a kitchen that is separate from the rest of the house? Well we can solve that for…Read more …

Winter Snow Giving You the Dry Wall Blues

When the winter snows unleash it is our houses that bear the brunt of the heavy snowfall, and we are often left with leaks and flooding when the snow begins to melt.  We see the till tell signs of the stained walls and the buckled flooring, and we know that there is damage underneath the surface. One of the most common problems that occurs during winter is frozen pipes bursting and causing flooding and damage behind the walls.  The solution is to first call a plumber to repair the burst pipes to stop the…Read more …

DIY Drywall Repair Part 2

In our last blog we covered how to make small patches and small repairs to your drywall. In this blog we will be talking about how to tackle larger projects.  First a quick recap of what you will need a basic tips: If you’re planning to attempt these repairs yourself, you should take care to make sure you have the right tools and technique on hand before attempting any repairs: Tools Utility Knife Box Cutter Sandpaper (150-grit) Putty Knife pencil Materials Joint Compound Spackle Drywall Tape – Fiberglass Mesh Drywall Tape and/or Paper Drywall…Read more …

DIY Drywall Repair Part 1

Summer is typically the time of year that the family takes on a lot of little home projects that have been accumulating through the year. And, chances are, one of these projects is a sneaky little drywall repair that has been bugging you since you first noticed the hole, gouge, dent or whatever. It doesn’t matter how beautiful the rest of your home is – a cracked, chipped or otherwise damaged drywall can mar any home’s interior making it appear less than its best, in fact it can make it look even shoddy.…Read more …