A deck is a beautiful outdoor asset to your home, and the right deck can make your living space seem larger. Hi, my name is Jackie, and I am a lover of all things related to the home. I enjoy decorating, repairing, restoring, and reading about ideas and even cleaning. Thanks to the success of our family business, I am able to work from home, and as I spend so much time here, I want it to look beautiful. If you want to have a beautiful home, I want to help you as well. In this blog, I am going to focus on decks in particular. I want to talk about repairing them, restoring them and reusing their old wood in new projects. If you want ideas or inspiration, I invite you to stay, take a look and enjoy these posts.
11 May 2022
If your home has plaster ceilings, you might have educated yourself about how to look for damage. You might know that if you spot cracks, sagging, or discolourations in your plaster ceiling, for example, you should address the issue soon. What you might not know, though, is what causes plaster ceilings to become damaged in the first place. These are some examples of things that might result in you needing to have plaster ceiling repair done to your home.
13 April 2021
If you notice signs of damage to the ceiling plaster, you should get it fixed as soon as possible. Otherwise, the ceiling could collapse altogether if the worst were to happen, possibly causing injury and damaging home furnishings. Warning signs include cracks and dark patches on the plaster. To find out what can cause these issues, read on. Shifting Foundations A building needs to rest on secure foundations, as the floor, walls, and roof connections rely on stability.
12 April 2018
If you've decided to purchase a property at a very attractive price due to the fact that it needs quite a lot of restoration, you will undoubtedly be considering your budget for repairs and getting together a team of experts to help you put the plan in place. While you may certainly have a lot of interior restoration work ahead of you, you must also consider whether or not the building will require any structural attention before you even think about moving ahead.
20 October 2017
Back in the 1930s, somebody came up with the bright idea of covering the ceiling in a typical home with a special type of product, called "popcorn." Evidently, they thought it would improve the appearance of your typical living quarters, for reasons unknown. Today, many "period" houses still have this form of decoration, but new owners may have different ideas. If you want to remove this unwanted attraction, what do you need to consider?
28 August 2017
If your home has a brick foundation, cracks may be inevitable. You can sometimes fix them yourself. Before you do so, however, check out these tips. 1. Make Sure the Cracks Are Only Superficial In some cases, cracks in a brick foundation are only superficial. However, in other cases, they can signal huge trouble with your foundation, and your home may even need new underpinning. Before you start doing do-it-yourself repairs on your bricks, make sure that you know the signs of structural issues.