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 …

Interior Projects

Summer is finally here and it is the perfect time to add some finishing touches. There are a lot of fun and easy projects that you can either do yourself or hire Andy onCall to help you execute to freshen up the interior of your home. Then when winter arrives, you can sit back and enjoy all your hard work. When deciding what projects to tackle first, focus on ones that will increase your property value, save money on your utility bills, and, add a smile to your face. Over the next couple of…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 …