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1706, 2018

Keep these Dos and Don’ts in Mind When You Upgrade a Bathroom

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Upgrade your Bathroom and get a whole new sense of refinement and luxury in the space. A lot of time is spent in this room, so it should be a place that a homeowner is proud of. Remodeling it will create a more comfortable and functional room, and with the right type of contractors, the project will improve the value of the home. Before going to pick a new bathtub or look for countertops, it helps to follow these guidelines.

Consider Storage Needs

A bathroom is where homeowners keep their toiletries, towels, medications and […]

805, 2018

Improve the Home You Live in Instead of Moving Out

Buying a home constitutes a serious investment for most homeowners, yet few of them give any consideration to what will happen to their investment in the future. Often, families grow past their homes capacities or find that their living situations have become outdated and consider moving to newer, larger homes. There’s a much easier solution, though: improve the home you live in so it can meet the family’s changing demands.

Improve Comfort and Convenience
If a home is still meeting the space requirements of a family, those responsible for making financial decisions that affect the household may struggle with the question of whether […]

1411, 2017

Protect Your Clothes From Insects

When the weather changes, it’s time to switch out that season’s attire. But are your duds safe from cloth-eating insects that see this as an all-you-can-eat feast? Don’t let your wardrobe favorites become a meal for pests. Alford Home Solutions is here to teach you how to help protect your clothes during their off season.
 
Fashion Feasters
 
There’s a common misconception about moths’ fetish for your latest fashions. Adult moths actually do not eat fabric, but their tiny, caterpillar-like larvae do. Moth larvae are known to feed on clothing made with animal products, such as wool, feathers, leather and even fur. Another […]

2107, 2017

Hire a Professional for Your Basement Remodeling Project

Is your basement living up to its full potential? Basements are fantastic as lounges, dens, media rooms, recreation rooms, or even guest bedrooms. How you decide to remodel your basement is entirely up to you, but there a few things you should remember when it comes to who you hire to do the work. A basement remodeling project can boost your home’s market value, offer more useful space, and reinvigorate a part of your home you may not use very often otherwise. However, it’s vital to trust such an important remodeling project to the right professionals.

Finding the Right Contractors

Take your […]

1407, 2017

Foundation Repair: What You Need to Know

A damaged foundation is not only unsightly, it can also be dangerous. It’s crucial to repair small problems with your foundation before they escalate to much larger issues that could jeopardize your safety. It’s vital for you to contact a reliable professional to address your foundation damage as soon as possible.

Understanding Foundation Repairs

Most American homeowners who have troubles with their foundations end up spending a few thousand dollars to repair these issues. Depending on the type of foundation your home has, those costs can compound very quickly. This is one of the best reasons to stay vigilant for any issues […]

707, 2017

Benefits of Finishing Your Basement

Thousands of homes across America sit on unfinished, underutilized basements and these spaces are just begging to become useful living areas. If you’ve been dreaming about a game room or guest suite in your basement, now is the time to make it a reality. Consider the following benefits to finishing your basement and start designing your ideal basement space.

Boost Your Home’s Value

Even if you don’t think you and your family will be moving anytime soon, finishing your basement will increase the value of your home. If you ever decide to put it on the market, a finished basement is an […]

1206, 2017

How to Pull Off the Best Bathroom Renovations on a Budget

Upgrading your home shouldn’t have to cost a fortune.

But with all of the elements that go into upgrading a bathroom, the costs can add up quickly.

From new showers or tubs to tiles, light fixtures, faucets, and more, even single purchases can add hundreds or thousands of dollars onto your costs.

Before you start your remodel, check out these tips for doing bathroom renovations on a budget!

1. Go simple

When it comes to any kind of renovations, simple is a great choice.

Not only does it save you money, it also helps you keep your space open and clutter-free. This is an even better […]

1704, 2017

Hiring A Patio Cover Company? Here’s What To Look For

While adding a cover to your patio might seem like a quick and simple addition to your home that doesn’t require much thought, ask anyone who’s done it and they’ll tell you otherwise.

In addition to considering what best fits the existing property and provides for the regular daily needs of your family, there’s also city codes and homeowner’s association rules to consider. Failing to adhere to these rules can lead to fines or even being forced to take the cover down.

The simplest and easiest solution to this issue is to employ a professional contractor to install your patio cover. It’s […]

1503, 2017

Are Cats Really A Good Choice For Getting Rid Of Rodents?

There’s a long tradition of taking cats aboard ships to help control rat infestations. That tradition seems to have translated into a belief that they’re good for doing the same job at home as well. But are cats actually an effective method of natural pest control?
 
Longtime cat owners have no doubt been presented with the “gift” of a dead rat (or even a very unfortunate bird) by their feline companion at some point. It’s true that cats will naturally pursue rodents in the house, as their instincts identify them as prey and drive them to hunt. The fact that they’re […]

1601, 2017

Enhance Your Patio’s Performance with a Patio Cover

Your patio is an important part of your home’s functionality. From mid-spring to mid-fall, it’s the place to gather with family and friends for barbecues and casual get-togethers, not to mention its day-to-day function as a comfortable outdoor space for reading, relaxing, talking on the phone and just enjoying your own backyard. The one thing that can put a damper on its usefulness, is the weather. You can’t control the weather, but you can find ways to work around it, and one of the best ways to do that is with a patio cover.

How many times have you […]

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