Archive for November, 2013

How to Get Your Furnace Ready for the Winter

Furnace

When all the leaves are changing color and the temperature is slowly starting to drop around New Providence NJ, you have the perfect time to have your furnace and heater serviced by a professional. You can do it any time of the year, but, at this point, you can have your air conditioner that has worked so hard for you all summer checked for problems, and have your furnace repair out-of-the-way.

Regular Maintenance

Having your systems maintained each year will lengthen its life. You may spend a bit of money on the check-up, but replacing a whole heating system can bust the bank. Having in checked on promises that it is running its best. The better a heaters health is, the less they have to run, the less energy they consume, and the more efficiently they heat all areas of your home. Continue reading

Landscape design in Belmar – Grounds Keeper Inc.

Good landscape design is an important part of the way that your home looks and feels. The proper hardscapes or water scape design can add outdoor living spac…

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How to Transform a Basement

Basement Remodel

Basement Remodel

Many homeowners in the Tempe, AZ area have recently been considering basement remodeling. There are many reasons for this type of home remodeling project and homeowners can reap many benefits. It can open up an entire new space which can be useful as an extra bedroom, home office, family room or a home theater. It is very possible that this area of the home which is only being used for storage can be transformed into a highly functional area and adds usable square footage to the Tempe, AZ home. There are several things that need plenty of thought before diving into this type of project. Continue reading

Landscape Design for Autumn

Landscape Design

Landscape Design

Autumn brings the warmest and rich colors that nature has to offer us. There are many things you can do to use these colors in your home’s landscaping. Here are some basic tips to help you create an outdoor area in the backyard that is immersive and memorable.

Block Visual

One thing that is often overlooked is how you can use large shrubs or small trees to block visual access to different areas. By not being able to see every part of the garden from one spot, visitors get a sense that the garden just goes on an on. You will need to plan where to put these things so that in the future they will do the job you want them to. Continue reading

Painting and Natural Light | Decorative Home Interiors

When you are choosing a perfect paint color for your New Jersey home, it is important to consider how the colors change under various lighting conditions you may encounter.

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How to Prepare Your Landscape for Winter

Rocks and Landscape

Landscaped Yard

There are a lot of things you can do to prepare your outdoor landscaping for the next Monmouth County winter. When the weather starts to cool down and summer starts to come to an end, you will want to follow this guide to get everything ready for next year. Here are some simple tips to help you prepare your landscape for the elements of winter. Continue reading

How Long Does a Roof Last?

Wood Shingles on Roof

Wood Shingles on Rooftop

The length of time that you can expect you roof to last depends on many things. The materials that create the roof and the weather that the roof will have to withstand both can drastically change how long you can expect your roof to last. Here is a quick walk-through of nine different roofing materials and how long you should expect them to last once you install them.

Short-lived

One of the most common types of roofing material that a Newport Beach commercial roofing contractor sells is asphalt shingles. These are in use on just about any house you want. They are cheap, fire resistant, and easy to repair. They do however only last between fifteen and thirty years which is pretty short for a roof. Continue reading