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Time To Make Improvements To Your House

When it’s time to remodel or make improvements to your home, you may wonder when you need a building permit. How do you determine which remodels and renovations require permits? Most contractors will know ahead of time, but it’s good for homeowners to have a general understanding of us housing market permits for future renovations. Read more about Time To Make Improvements To Your House[…]

Yard Drainage: How to Identify and Solve Irrigation Issues

Whether it is a miniature mansion or a humble cottage in the woods, your home is probably your biggest investment. Chances are the roof over your head is the biggest single purchase you will ever make, and protecting it is in your best interest. You already know how important it is to maintain the interior Read more about Yard Drainage: How to Identify and Solve Irrigation Issues[…]

Spring brings lots of rain in DFW area, protect your foundation with good drainage.

Why is drainage so important in the DFW area? The Dallas Fort Worth area unfortunately has clay soil, so making sure you have good drainage is very important.  As water ponds around your foundation it soaks into the soil and clay expands putting pressure on anything around it.  You can drive around neighborhoods and see Read more about Spring brings lots of rain in DFW area, protect your foundation with good drainage.[…]

Ways to prevent termites from getting into your house.

How do I prevent termites from getting into my house? If you live in the DFW area termite could become an issue.  Do you know what attracts termites? What to look for?  What you can do to prevent a termite infestation? A little background on termites.  Termites eat cellulose which is found in wood.   They also like Read more about Ways to prevent termites from getting into your house.[…]

Time to change your smoke detector and CO2 detector batteries.

Change smoke detector and CO2 detector batteries every six months. Manufactures of  smoke detectors and CO2 detectors recommended that batteries are changed every six months.  There are some types of detectors that recommend once a year.  Most detectors sound an alarm when they need changed, but it is best to change them before this happens.   When Read more about Time to change your smoke detector and CO2 detector batteries.[…]

Summer is coming to Plano Texas: Time to take care of your foundation.

Caring for your foundation. If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth, your foundation is a concern due to our clay soil.  Clay soil shrinks and contracts depending on the moisture content.  With our hot summers here is the DFW area the soil is going to dry out.  Keeping the moisture content around your house’s foundation Read more about Summer is coming to Plano Texas: Time to take care of your foundation.[…]