22 January 2015
Brick is one of the oldest known building materials--it dates back to 7,000 BC, when bricks were made out of sun-dried mud. Today, brick is generally made out of fired clay, which is not only weather resistant and fire-proof, but also has a life expectancy of hundreds of years. Because of its durability, many homeowners opt to use brick in their home's construction. However, it's not only useful as a home exterior.
16 January 2015
If you are preparing to move from one home to another, you are probably trying to figure out what the best way to proceed with your move is. Many don't realize how time-consuming the process of moving is until they are stuck in the middle of it all. One of the best things you can do to help simplify the process is to get a self-storage unit to make your move simpler, faster, cheaper and far less stressful.
8 January 2015
You might know pillbugs by their cute nicknames: rolly pollies. These bugs, also known as sowbugs, live in moist areas and wet soil. Though they will not harm a human being directly, they can certainly cause a bit of damage. For this reason, many homeowners opt to exterminate the insects or to create an environment that they do not find welcoming. Here are a few reasons to consider doing the same this year.
6 January 2015
It has been estimated that there are 10 quintillion bugs alive on earth. While they may do a lot to keep the earth functioning, chances are you do not want them living in your home. Here are seven things you can do to keep those bugs outside where they belong. 1. Repair your screen door. Bugs can find their way in through even the tiniest tears (especially when it is dark outside and they are drawn to the lights inside).