Top 3 Signs Your Fireplace May Need Repairs

Do you own a house with a fireplace? Do you know how to tell if it's safe to light a fire or if your chimney is actually a hazard? If you suspect that there is anything wrong with your chimney, you should make sure to get it checked out by a professional right away. It's definitely a good idea to have your chimney inspected on an annual basis to ensure that it's still working properly.   Read More...

Planning A Holiday Party In Your New Home? How To Protect Your New Granite Countertops

Now that you've moved into your new home, you're probably planning your holiday festivities. If you're going to be hosting a holiday party this year, make sure your new granite countertops are protected against serious damage. While granite is a durable material for countertops, it can still be damaged by heat and stains. Here are four simple steps you can follow to protect your countertops during your parties.  Ensure Proper Sealant Application   Read More...

A Few Things To Know About Adding A Wood-Burning Fireplace To Your Home

There's nothing quite as romantic and cozy as snuggling up to a wood-burning fireplace. If you've always wanted to live in a home with a fireplace, but you don't want to move, then you should look into having a fireplace installed in your existing home. While it is certainly easier to install a fireplace when a home is constructed, it is usually possible to have one built into an existing wall and add on a chimney.   Read More...

Do You Need A Boundary Survey?

When it comes to owning and maintaining real estate, knowing exactly which property belongs to you is essential. Without clear and accurate boundary lines, it can be challenging to engage with your property in meaningful ways. Investing in a boundary survey can be a great way to officially determine where your property line lies. Here are three situations where it might be beneficial for you to invest in a boundary survey to identify the line where your property meets neighboring parcels.   Read More...

3 Green Practices To Consider For Your Commercial Construction Business

As someone who owns a commercial construction business, have you been wondering how you can do your part to protect the environment? If so, here are three green practices to consider for your commercial construction business. 1. Use Locally-Sourced Construction Materials When you work on a construction site, you're going to need many different types of materials to complete the job. While it might be more cost-effective to order these materials from places that are far away, using locally-sourced construction materials instead, will be of benefit to the environment.   Read More...