What to do When Facing Foreclosure?

  • 23 July 2015
  • Kieth
what to do when facing foreclosure

Did you know that there were 2.8 million property owners served with notice of foreclosure in 2009?  If you were in this position, would you know what to do?  The good news is that the foreclosure process will take a long time, enough to allow you to find alternatives to salvage your home and explore other options.  Want to be part of the two-thirds of those served with foreclosure notice that saved their property?  Here are 3 important things you must do.

Protect Your whole House with Surge Protection

  • 23 July 2015
  • Kieth
whole house surge protection

It is not shocking that many homeowners are not aware of just how much surge protection they need for their entire home.  Are you like most homeowners who own numerous devices with electronic circuit boards plugged into your wall sockets?  Did you know that a lightning strike even a mile away can toast your expensive devices?  Do you know that surges along your power grid can also wipe out your expensive and delicate electronics?  The cost of replacing damaged circuit boards will almost be the same as buying a new appliance or device.  This is the reason why a whole house surge protection i

Knowing the cost of Adding a Fireplace to an Existing Home

  • 23 July 2015
  • Kieth
adding a fireplace to an existing home

Did you know that for many homeowners, one of the most popular add-on options to their existing home is the installation of a fireplace?  If you want the beauty and functionality of a fireplace, you need to make sure that it is professionally installed.  This is because there will be a lot of cutting, measuring, and other things that need to be done before the actual installation.  Would you want to add a fireplace to your existing home but have no idea of the cost?  The following information will be of great help to you.

Get the Best Structural Engineer for Foundation Inspection

  • 22 July 2015
  • Kieth
structural engineer foundation inspection

Finding cracks in the foundation and similar defects is something that should not be left to speculation.  You have to know the underlying causes for the defects which obviously should be an ongoing concern for you as a property owner or dweller.  If you want answers, what should you do?  Call on a qualified structural engineer who is a foundation expert.  How do you look for one?

Work with a Foundation Expert

Tips on How to Convert a Garage into Living Space

  • 22 July 2015
  • Kieth
how to convert a garage into living space

Do you own one of those homes that have a garage that can be turned into a beautiful living area?  Regardless whether it is an attached or detached garage, transforming it into a livable space is always a great option to consider.  Converting your garage into an entertainment room, additional bedroom, or a home office would require additional requirements like plumbing, temperature control, and building ordinances for example.  What else should you know?