Tile flooring is a great long-term option for your home. It is one of the most durable materials that you can choose. Unfortunately, the grout can make tile floors a little more work than they need to be. Having worked for a company that cleans and waxes tile flooring, I have learned a lot about taking care of tile flooring and grout to protect it from needing replaced prematurely. On my site you will learn about different grout options, as well as tips for keeping the grout from becoming discolored and stained. Hopefully, it will help you take the work out of owning a tile floor in your home.
24 June 2015
If you want to save money on your energy bills, many improvements may be out of your budget. Things like upgrading your HVAC, installing new roofing and renovating your exterior can cost you thousands of dollars. Replacing your windows entirely may also be an expense that you cannot afford. If you want to improve energy efficiency of your home, and keep the green in your pocket, here are some affordable projects that you may want to consider:
16 June 2015
Your carpet is an investment. Protecting your carpet from an untimely demise will improve the appearance and value of your home. But if you have kids, this can be an never-ending battle. Follow these tips to prevent and manage muddy footprints. Preventing Tracked-In Mud The most obvious and easiest way to prevent mud from being tracked in on your carpeted floors is to establish a rule that children and adults cannot wear shoes in the house.
1 June 2015
Upgrading your home's flooring is an investment that can bring both beauty and value to your home. But choosing to upgrade with radiant electric floor heating takes your investment one step further to provide exceptional comfort and value to your home. So if you're interested in making a smart investment that will bring the largest returns on your money, there are a few reasons why you need to install radiant heating in your home.
20 March 2015
If your hardwood floors are starting to show their age, wear and tear can be disheartening. Moving furniture, pet activity and just day-to-day living can leave gouges and scratches in your hardwood floor. Moisture and weather changes can seep into wood, causing warping or buckling. You should try to immediately repair your hardwood floors and protect them from future scratching. There are three levels of repair, ranging from simple to more complex:
13 March 2015
If you are a property owner who rents your properties out for profit, you could struggle with the idea of letting your tenants have pets in your units. On one hand, you might want to attract a greater number of potential tenants, and you might want your tenants to be comfortable and happy while living in your units. On the other hand, however, you probably worry about pets damaging your property.