Answering Some Routinely Asked Excavation Questions

Having your property excavated may be necessary for a number of projects. However, you may not have much experience with this type of work, and this may make you unsure of what to expect. Luckily, learning the answers to a few of the more frequently asked excavation questions will provide you with a more thorough understanding of what having your property excavated will entail. How Much Damage Will Be Done to the Property During the Excavation Work? [Read More]

How To Convert A Hardwired Light Into A Plugin

If you want to add a sconce or pendant light, but there is no pre-wired light box, consder converting a hardwired fixture into a plugin. Converting a hardwired wall light fixture to a plugin allows you freedom to move the lights, and it avoids the cost of rewiring. A novice should be able to tackle this job. Here are tips to convert a hardwired wall light fixture to a plugin.. [Read More]

Use Exterior Paint That Matches The Color Of Your Home To Improve The Appearance Of A Rusted Gate

If you recently purchased a home or piece of property that has an old iron gate with a rusted surface leading to its entrance way, improve the appearance of the enclosure by removing rust spots and adding a couple coats of exterior paint that match the color of your home's siding by completing the steps below. Materials iron cleaner sponge bucket of water water hose rust-dissolving gel paintbrush drop cloths painter's tape can of exterior primer can of exterior paint (color that matches home's siding) electric paint sprayer Clean The Gate And Remove Rust [Read More]

How to Make Sure Your New Building Is Up to Code

Building codes can be costly for your business. Not only will a building-code violation possibly lead to a fine, but your business will also need to pay to have the code violation rectified. If you are hiring a contractor to construct your building, there are many things you can do to reduce the risk that your building will have code violations.  Make Sure There Is a Plan  Make sure that your contractor submits plans or drawings. [Read More]