Month: July 2023

How to Remodel a basement

Although remodeling a basement by yourself may be possible, contractors can help ensure that all work is done correctly and in compliance with the code. A permit may be required depending on the scope of renovations. Before you can start construction, you will need to complete the framing, insulation and plumbing or electrical work. Walls…

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Indicators That Your Chimney Needs Cleaning: Determining the Right Time to Arrange a Sweep

The chimney is often overlooked by homeowners when it comes to home maintenance. Ignoring chimney cleaning regularly can result in fire hazards, decreased heating efficiency and unhealthy indoor air. This comprehensive guide outlines the signs that it's time to clean your chimney. Neighborhood Chimney Service is a good choice for chimney cleaning CT in the Constitution state.…

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How to Replace a Rotted Floor Joist in Crawl Space

Beams, girders and floor joists in crawl spaces can sag for many reasons. Most commonly a lack of support is to blame. Wooden structures in crawl spaces can also be weakened by mold, mildew, termites and excessive moisture. A crawl space dehumidifier will help prevent this kind of damage. If a joist is rotted it…

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