Archive | January, 2012

Is Termite Damage Covered by your Home Owners Policy?

For most people, their home is the largest investment they will ever make. That’s why it’s so important to have homeowner’s insurance to cover the cost of repairs if the house is ever damaged by fire, earthquakes or from any other unseen event. In fact, homeowner’s insurance is so important that all banks require it […]

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Installing A Ledger For A Patio Cover

Customer Question: “I’m building a small patio cover for my patio. What’s the best way to install a ledger?” Answer: There are many different types, styles, codes and other factors that come into play when installing a patio cover ledger. However, assuming you have the right tools and intermediate – advanced construction knowledge, the process […]

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How To Do A Basic Stucco Repair

A well lived in house will inevitable pick up a few scars here and there. Luckily, it is relatively easy to repair minor wall cracks. All it takes is a little stucco and some instruction. If you’re tired of hanging photographs or moving plants to hide cracks, here’s how you can fix them: Stucco Supplies […]

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How to Avoid Mold in your Home

Mold feeds on moisture, and once it gets a foothold in your home, it’s likely to keep growing and eating away at your wooden structures. If not caught early, mold can cause some costly damage. You may even need to call in a wood repair specialist to to fix the mold damage. The best way […]

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