Roof underlayments are designed to protect the roof sheathing and structure from moisture and penetration. Advances in materials and technology have created more options and increased manufacturers’ warranties.
Proper site preparation is essential for construction. Each step follows a natural progression through investigation, approval and action until utilities, water and sewer or septic are placed and a foundation is laid for the new home.
As chimneys age, they begin to deteriorate and threaten the safety of the home. Relining an existing chimney can be tricky, but a flexible steel lining system makes difficult applications easier.
Almost all remodeling projects require some demolition. Making sure that permits and permissions are obtained before tearing down walls or ceilings is just part of the process. Plan for debris, and have contingency plans for removal and disposal of hazardous materials.
With an EPA ban on CCA-treated wood going into effect, are decks going to crumble, picnic tables disintegrate, and play sets collapse? Not likely. Learn what will replace it and how to deal with existing structures made from pressure-treated lumber.