Are You Filling Your Septic Tank With Too Much Water? How Excessive Water Can Cause Failure

Excessive water in your septic tank system can cause failure. It's one of those things many people don't consider or understand. How could water harm something designed to move and store water? Here's what you need to know about how excessive water can harm your septic system, as well as how to look out for signs of it happening: What Too Much Water Does to Your Septic Tank As you use water, it flows through your plumbing system and enters your septic tank. [Read More]

Ideas For Having A Panic Room Built In Your Basement

One way that you can feel safer at home is to have a panic room installed in your basement. In the event that a home invasion occurs, you can gather your family, flee to this area, and be protected from whoever has gained entry to the residence. When it comes to setting up a panic room, many homeowners think about what they'll store in the space — a charged phone, flashlights, food, and even weapons might be on your list of things to keep in your panic room. [Read More]

Want A Home Gym? Talk To Your Remodeling Contractor About These Things

Whether you enjoy staying in shape or you're eager to transform your physical fitness in order to improve your health, a gym can be the answer. However, if you're short on time, it may be a challenge to visit a local gym several times a week. A simple solution is to work out at home, and a logical place for your workouts is the basement. While you can do something as basic as set up some equipment and weights in one corner of the basement, another idea is to hire a remodeling contractor to convert part of this space into a gym-like environment. [Read More]

Common Slate Roofing Myths

There are a great number of different materials that you can use to cover your roof. While you may assume that you will not need to know about these materials unless you plan on building a home, it is a fact that every home's roof will eventually need to be replaced, which makes it essential to know about the various materials that you can choose to have installed when it comes time to replace your roof. [Read More]