You are right in the middle of planning your kitchen renovation project, and there is one big decision to be made: will you remodel or replace your kitchen cabinets. As one of the largest features in just about any home's kitchen, what you do with the cabinetry can set the stage for the final outcome. However, it is not always as easy as it may seem to determine if cabinetry is in good enough shape to simply remodel.
High winds, hail, and general storm damage can wreak havoc on your home's siding. Unfortunately, damage to the siding can lead to even more problems later, as pests and water will make their way into the interior of your home. The following guide can help you deal with storm damage quickly so you don't have to worry about bigger problems later.
Loose siding is usually the result of high winds getting underneath a length of siding due to a damaged or missing siding clip.
If your basement doesn't leak, is there any real reason to waterproof the area? Your basement is one of the most important parts of your home, and if the area is not properly secured, you put your home at risk of flooding, mold and mildew damage, and more. If you're lucky enough to have a basement that doesn't really leak, you may scoff at the idea of waterproofing the area or putting more money into this space of the home at all.
If you have rain gutters on your home, you shouldn't ignore the downspouts. You might not realize this, but the downspouts may be the most important component of your gutter system. That's because the downspouts are responsible for directing water away from the foundation of your home. If you haven't adjusted your downspouts or added extensions, you need to take care of that before the rainy season arrives. Here are four problems you can avoid with the right adjustments and extensions on your gutters.
While leaking pipes may take months to cause serious problems like rot and mold, leaks from your water heater are quite a bit more serious. Thanks to combination of pilot lights and wiring for electric models, inappropriate water can lead to a gas leak, fire, or worse. Yet trying to decide between having the water heater repaired or replaced can delay the necessary fixes. Make your decision quickly by considering the following points.