What Is Mold Resistant Wallboard? - If you've read a few of my
articles, you know that I have worked in the construction business for
over 30 years. I've seen building products come and go as manufacturers
of these products change their names, start making different building
materials or simply vanish and go out of business. Could mold resistant
wallboard be one of these products?
Drywall Texture Secrets from the Pros - Every once in awhile, I let
one of my secrets out and if you're in the drywall or wall texturing
business, this one can save you a lot of time and money. It's not going
to create a large additional cost to the project, but the benefits can
Installing Drywall Vertical or Horizontally - Whether you're
building a new home, remodeling an existing one, or doing any sort of
drywalling, that requires a building permit or an engineer’s approval,
make sure that you check to make sure, that you are allowed to switch
the direction of the drywall.
Finding an Electrician Who Handles Home Emergencies -
Most people don't have an electrician's phone number handy and if there
was ever a home electrical emergency, they don't know who to call.
There's a good chance that you won't be able to call, just any
electrician, because most electricians don't provide 24 hour a day
emergency house services.
My Electrical Outlet Is on Fire - What Do I Do Next? - You should
probably do what most people do, run around yelling and screaming for
help. Okay, forget what I just said, even though that is what most
people tend to do when there's a home emergency like this.
Poor Home Remodeling Creates Dangerous Attic Electrical Wiring -
Plenty of people are afraid to go into their attic, it's dark, dingy and
after watching scary movies, can even be frightening. Small animals like
mice, rodents, raccoons and even birds make their homes in these musty
places, but every once in a while, you're going to need to inspect this
area to make sure there aren't any problems that need to be repaired.
Water Damage Emergency Phone Numbers - As a contractor, I'm the one
that you call, when ever your home becomes damaged from water. I'm the
person who comes out to your home and tries to get it back in shape, so
that you can get back to your normal duties of raising your family.
Problems with Using Online Services to Find Contractors - Where do I
start, some of these online services are making more money than the
contractors. I can't believe some of the fees that a contractor has to
pay to be part of their service.
Can't Wash the Mold off the Walls - If you have mold growing on your
bathroom walls, ceilings or any other walls in your home and can't seem
to remove it, that's probably because it's underneath the paint. This
might not make any sense, but if the mold continues to grow back, it's
probably growing between the paint and the drywall or plaster.
Drywall Secret That Can Save You Lots of Money - With the price of
everything going through the roof in the past and just recently starting
to come down a little bit, here's a few money-saving things that you can
do on your next drywall project.