Property Boundary Issues: 3 Features that Don't Indicate Ownership
29 March 2018
Property boundary issues can brew serious conflict between the involved owners. In complicated situations, the buyers drag each other in court, and one may end up being forced to tear down structures and features. Before developing a piece of land, it is critical to get the land surveyed. Land surveyors will indicate the boundary lines to ensure that any structures you build are within your land. Don't assume that if you put up certain features, they will automatically outline ownership and the next property owner will respect your decision.
How to Get the Best Colours for Your New Home
1 March 2018
Digital images can be an invaluable resource for people who would like some inspiration in selecting the best colours for a custom home that they wish to build. However, the actual colours that you end up with could vary widely from what you saw on your computer screen in case you don't take measures to ensure the colours match well. Below are critical tips that can help you to get a match between the digital colours and the actual paint used in your new home.
How to Protect a Concrete Floor
10 January 2018
The concrete floor installed in your home's garage, or poured concrete floors inside the home, will be very durable, but will still need some protection. Concrete is not indestructible, and how you treat and maintain this surface will affect its overall longevity and its condition, as well as its appearance. Note a few tips on protecting concrete floors at home, so you can ensure these surfaces are always in the best shape possible, and that you are not doing anything to actually damage them over time.
Metal Roofing Styles: Sheet Roofing vs. Shingle Roofing
4 January 2018
If you're thinking about installing a metal roof over your house, you'll probably have continuous sheets/panels (e.g., standing seam roofing) or horizontal shingles. This can be done regardless of the material used, e.g., steel, aluminium, copper or zinc. This article highlights details of both roofing styles, including pros and cons, to help you make a more informed decision.
1. Horizontal shingles
Horizontal metal shingles are available in many styles, including those made to resemble slate or tile by using textures, layering, and coating with granulated stone.