Tips For Keeping Insect Pests Out Of Your House

Posted on: 8 February 2016

As spring approaches, insects become more active and may find their way into your house. Instead of spending your time swatting, stomping and spraying these pests that make their way in, be pro-active with these tips to keep them out of your house to begin with. 1. Get rid of places in your yard that become a jump-off point for insects to get into your house. Move firewood or other piles of wood that can attract ants and spiders as far from the house as possible. [Read More]

New Small Contractor's Trench Digging Guide: How To Install Aluminum Shoring

Posted on: 15 January 2016

The lightweight and easy to assemble panels make aluminum shoring a good choice for small contractors who have limited equipment and help when digging a trench. If you have to dig down further than five feet to reach broken pipes or foundation walls, you are required to install shoring in the trench to keep the dirt walls from collapsing in around you. Here is how you can install aluminum shoring to make it safe for you to work in a deep trench. [Read More]

To Wallpaper, Or To Wallpaper Over?: How To Decide Between Removing Paper And Repapering Or Just Covering Up Old Wallpaper

Posted on: 29 December 2015

When you decide that the wallpaper in your kitchen is far too outdated to stay one more year, you may want to consult with commercial painting contractors first. They can give you some cost estimates on what it would cost you if you just wallpaper right over the old paper versus removing years of antiquated wallpaper and layers of paint. After you get the cost estimates, you may also want to look at the time and effort needed for these two processes, which can help you decide which process would work better for you. [Read More]

Pros And Cons Of 3 Different Types Of Asphalt Roofing

Posted on: 11 December 2015

Asphalt has become one of the most popular roofing materials due to the low price, low maintenance, and relative durability of the material. Asphalt roofing comes in a few different styles to suit a variety of residential and commercial roofing needs. The versatile material can often go toe-to-toe with more expensive materials in both function and appearance. What are some of the specific pros and cons of the most common types of asphalt roofing? [Read More]