Posts Tagged“home”

Summer is here, and that means it’s the perfect time to start thinking about new shingles on your roof. The winter weather has taken a toll on your shingles year after year, and if it’s been more than ten years since you had your roof replaced then re-shingling should be in order very soon. Even if it has been less time, it might be a good idea to take a look and see if everything’s up to snuff with your roof in order to prevent leaks and potential damage to your home. Even if your roof isn’t leaking right now,…

There are dozens of window styles available on the market, with new and innovative designs breaking the status quo of a typical window function each and every year. But there is more to buying windows than simply picking out a design. Certain window styles suit certain homes more than others, so it’s about knowing which type to choose. By their design, some window styles are more energy-efficient than others. However, thanks to modern techniques and materials, window and door companies are able to create energy-efficient options in any style and any shape. Centennial Windows & Doors, with their use foam-filled…

Most of us think of chores such as packing and finding a removals company when planning for a move, but not many of us spend enough time considering our health and safety when moving to a new place. Health and safety considerations are important, especially if you don’t want to end up dealing with an emergency before or during your move. So, what are these health and safety factors to think about when it comes to preparing for a move? Let’s find out. The importance of being aware of risks before and during a move Preparing for a move comes…

Your plumbing runs throughout the home, serving as the lifeblood of the whole operation – but just like our own bodies, winter’s frigid weather and moisture can cause problems. Oftentimes people ignore the warning signs of winter-related plumbing problems, causing them to manifest as a full-blown emergency, which can be costly and dangerous.  The first and most important piece of advice that homeowners need in regards to plumbing is that they should always have a plumber on speed dial, one with the experience to tackle any plumbing job, like installing sinks, faucets, toilets, and tubs while helping you avoid avoid costly…

Do you find it hard to throw things away? Do you question every item that you are considering binning? Do you keep things to one side ‘just in case’? If so, you are probably one of the millions of others who have hoarding tendencies. Don’t worry, you’re actually in the majority! Most of us struggle to throw things away, because we have been brought up with the mind-set that we shouldn’t be wasteful, and that we might need something one day. The thing is, by hoarding everything in one place, you’re actually creating a bogged down space, disrupting your daily…