Demolition Tips & Advice
Concrete is an incredibly strong material. However, it is not impervious to the elements, and it will develop cracks and other issues over time. Luckily, it’s relatively inexpensive and easy to repair most concrete driveway cracks. With that said, not all cracks should be repaired—some concrete should be replaced entirely.
Pools are great in theory, but oftentimes, there are "hidden" downsides that can lead to a pool being more of a headache than a fun and relaxing haven. Learn four of the biggest downfalls to owning a swimming pool and why removing it may make great sense (and "cents").
A fence can serve a number of purposes for your home and surrounding property. (No wonder it's on most homebuyers' "must-haves" list.) Offering privacy, safety, and landscape enhancement, fences can increase the value of a home.
Outdoor decks undergo a great deal of exposure—solar rays, heat, cold, precipitation, and wind. When it comes time to remove your old deck, make sure you're prepared. Learn how decks are removed, who to hire to get the job done, and how much deck removal costs.
If you have a concrete patio attached to the back of your house and you're looking to have it removed, make sure you have a good understanding of how much it will cost, how it's done, and who to hire to get it done properly. This will eliminate any headaches and ensure your project goes smoothly.
When it comes to the world of DIY, there is endless information available to us, but not every project can be completed with just a simple set of directions; some are more complex than that, and complications can easily arise.
Whether you DIY or hire a professional to do the job, it is imperative that your property is protected during interior demolition. Failing to utilize the proper tools and techniques during an interior demolition is an easy way to end up with a dirt and dust-ridden home.
If you've got an old storage shed on your property that you're not quite sure what to do with, the good news is: There are quite a few options available to you. The choice is entirely up to you, but if you need help determining which method is best for you, we can help.
Before swinging the first hammer, get yourself into the mindset that demolition is a project in itself, not just a means of getting to the "real" project, whether it be a bathroom remodel, kitchen upgrade, or new construction. Once demolition is safely completed, you can proceed to the remaining stages of your project.
Removing an old fence post can be a pain in the neck (or back). Not only are fence posts set in a concrete footing typically two feet underground, but if the post has become rotten and is no longer sturdy, it will make removing it even more complicated.
Nearly anyone can make basic improvements to their home to add almost-instant value. Even a DIY beginner can make their home look and feel more valuable. However, if you're ever in doubt, always hire a professional.
Getting your dream home doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg; you can make simple updates to your home that, over time, add up to make a big difference. Tackling just one or two of these projects can have more of an effect than you think, so take a closer look at these $500-or-less home improvement projects.
Whether you're considering selling your home in the near future, or you're just looking to freshen up your current living situation, there are a number of things you can do to increase your home's appeal and overall value, including both interior and exterior updates.
First and foremost, there's more than one way to get rid of a mobile home, and each removal method comes with its own cost. Likewise, each method comes with its own set of factors that affect that cost. We'll go over the various parts that play a role in cost and how to get the best deal.
Oil tanks can become an issue in a number of ways, mainly through corrosion or leaks. If you're lucky, you've decided to remove your oil tank before it's become a problem. However, whether you think the tank is leaking or not, this is not a do-it-yourself job, and there are strict regulations to follow.