Even though your home braved the cold this winter, you should still be protecting it against the elements as the weather warms up. The ice storm in December has opened our eyes to the need to prepare our homes, and ourselves, for extreme weather events. Draining and shutting off water pipes to prevent freezing and bursting during a power outage in winter is a good example, as well as keeping a supply of emergency essentials on hand. However, there are many Spring home maintenance tasks that can protect your home during the thaw this season.
Recently I came across this blog written by Mitchell Parker, Houzz Editorial Staff. It touches on the emotional struggles couples feel during renovating – choices, decisions, needs, wants. It reinforces why so many people hire us to help, because it is our mission to make renovations a time of excitement, creativity and improvement, and that’s the experience they want. Something you look forward to, enjoy, and talk about with your friends.
For a number of years, I have inquired with our electricians about the possibility of using LED lights throughout the home. This was mostly due to my love of the environment; an LED bulb takes a fraction of the power to run than other types of lights.
Slotegraaf now specializes in building custom homes and additions with insulated concrete forms (ICF) foundation construction method. Because of the green benefits and quality of the product, ICF forms have been increasing in popularity over the past number of years.