Fire Recovery Realities

  • Important Questions To Ask Before Your Windows Are Replaced

    24 December 2015

    Do you own a home that has a broken window? Are you in the process of trying to get a replacement installed? When cold air is leaking into your home through a window and warm air is leaking out, you probably feel pressured to get replacement windows as quickly as possible. But if you just go with the first company you find, you may have problems with your window or windows later.

  • Bring Aesthetic Appeal To Asphalt With Some Decorating Ideas

    8 December 2015

    If you have asphalt around your home or property, you already know the many benefits of this surfacing material. Furthermore, the black color often complements and enhances the looks of your house or building. id you know that there are some ways to give it a unique look and bit of flair? There are some practical ways that you can make your asphalt spaces distinctive, without compromising their utility. Some ways to dress-up and optimize the asphalt spaces around your home or property include:

  • Move Over Cedar! These Other Woods Are Good Choices For Fencing, Too

    19 November 2015

    When most homeowners think of wooden fencing, the first wood that comes to mind is cedar. While cedar is an excellent fencing choice because it repels insects and resists rot naturally, it can also be costly -- and some people just don't like its look! Here's a look at three other woods that are also well suited for fencing. White Oak White oak is known for its toughness; a fence made from this material will last for years.

  • Three Types Of Specialty Tools For Electricians

    2 November 2015

    Electricians need specialty tools that help get wiring projects done safely and efficiently. Outfitting your electrician's toolbox with the right specialty tools can make it easy to handle jobs both big and small. Here are just a few tools you should consider adding to your toolkit.  Wire Pulling Tools Pulling wire can be a cumbersome and time-consuming task. Universal wire pulling tools make it easy to pull wires into an outlet box.

  • Tips For Wooden Fences That May Surprise You

    17 October 2015

    Wooden fences are among the most beautiful additions to any home's yard. Guides to building fences are available all over on the Internet. However, the following tips aren't necessarily a step-by-step guide to building your fence. Instead, they are uncommon, but useful, tips that will help your fence look stellar and last longer. Choosing the Best Wood The first step in creating a great wooden fence is picking the best type of wood.

  • How To Add Privacy To Your Home Without Taking Away The Light To Your Patio Doors

    22 September 2015

    Patio doors are a wonderful addition to your home. They help add curb appeal and allow a lot of extra natural lighting into your home. That beautiful patio door adds another thing to your home as well--lack of privacy. If you live in the middle of nowhere, without any neighbors anywhere around you, privacy may not be a concern of yours. If you have neighbors around you, though, you may want a little more privacy.

  • Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating: The Basics

    5 September 2015

    Most homeowners use conventional systems, such as forced air heating, to keep their houses warm and comfortable during the colder months of the year. Another option, however, is to use a system known as hydronic radiant floor heating. This type of system uses hot water, not heated air, to warm a room. Here is a closer look at this innovative heating system.   How It Works   Radiant floor heating involves the use of tubes or wires placed under the flooring.

  • How To Add Insulation To Windows

    26 August 2015

    As windows age, they will inevitably become less energy efficient. This is why so many people invest in replacement windows. However, you do not need to buy brand new windows in order to make your property more energy efficient. If you have wooden windows, you can add insulation to reseal them. This article will explain how to add insulation to the inside of your wooden window casings. What You Need for the Job

  • Protect Your Cracked Window While You Wait For Repairs

    11 August 2015

    If you've got a cracked window, you want to get it repaired as soon as you can. The longer a cracked window is left alone, the more likely that the window will break completely, leaving you to clean up shards of broken glass and exposing your home to the elements. But it's not always possible for you to get a glass repairman, like the ones at South Jersey Glass & Door, out to your house right away.

  • Three Situations Where You Should Use Chain Link Fence Panels Instead Of A Silt Fence At Your Construction Site

    30 July 2015

    A short but long silt fence made of synthetic fabric is the ideal choice for a construction site that's surrounded by fragile soil that needs to be protected from erosion. However, there are many possible factors that could make larger and sturdier chain link fence panels supported by metal stands a better idea for you. When you're deciding whether you want to use chain link fence panels from places like A & R Rent-A-Fence instead of a silt fence at your construction site, look over these three situations where you should.