Reduce Your Commercial Building's Contribution To Emissions And The Urban Heat Island Effect

When planning a commercial building these days, there are plenty of resources available to you that can help you make the building more eco-friendly and reduce the overall impact that not just its construction but also its use will have on the environment. And if you make your building eco-friendly enough, you could get it LEED certified, which can add quite a bit of value. Here are two ways you can ensure that the building in question gives off less pollution and less heat.

What Should You Do While Hanging Drywall?

Drywall seems like one of the easiest parts of a home renovation. However, the reality is that there are a lot of things that can go wrong with the drywall. Unfortunately, small mistakes could dramatically hurt your budget. If you are planning to drywall your home, here is what you need to know.  What Should You Do?  To make the job of installing drywall less frustrating, there are a few things that you should do.

3 Great Materials For Kitchen Floors

One of the best places to start, when remodeling your kitchen, is the floor. New flooring in your kitchen will greatly alter the style of the room and compliment the cabinets. There are several great materials that are commonly used for kitchen floors. Vinyl, tile and hardwood are three great materials for floors. This article compares the three materials as they relate to kitchen flooring. Vinyl is Cheap and Low Maintenance

How Aluminum Gutters Can Protect Against Ladder And Tree Damage

Many homeowners in every type of climate use gutters. The main function of rain gutters is to move water away from the basement and foundation of the home. They are installed at the edge of your roof. Homeowners are usually concern about the appearance of their home when making changes. Gutters are very versatile and can be made from a variety of materials. For this reason, they will not mess with the aesthetics of your home.

Signs Of A Failing Foundation

If you are buying an older home and want to avoid unexpected expenses with the home, you may want to get several different types of inspections completed before you close on the house. One of the most important ones to get is a foundation inspection. If you purchase a home that has foundation issues, you could end up having to spend thousands of dollars to remedy the problem. A home's foundation is vital for the structure of the house, and here are several things an inspector will look for when completing the inspection on the foundation.