Maintaining Your Marble Surfaces With A Messy Family

Posted on: 30 June 2015

Your counter tops are marble because that is what you wanted, and it should hardly be fair for you to have to give them up because you have children. Even though marble is considered to be a porous substance with the ability to absorb stains like a sponge and you have children who seem to provide the substances with increasing regularity, there is no need to let your dreams go out with a whimper.
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Roof Maintenance Tips For The Summer Months

Posted on: 17 June 2015

Being a homeowner requires a year round commitment to maintenance, especially when it comes to your roof. For many homeowners, this can be challenging and seem overwhelming. However, making a seasonal maintenance schedule can help simplify the process for you. Since the blazing heat of summer is quickly approaching, here are a handful of summer roof maintenance tips to get you started. Have an Inspection Have your roof inspected. The high winds of fall and heavy snowfall of winter can be especially harsh on your roof.
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How To Repair A Slate Roof Using A Slate Hook

Posted on: 21 May 2015

Slate is a good building material in that it can last for between a hundred to two-hundred years. That being said, slate is not impervious to damage. If individual roofing tiles break down, water can seep through your roof and destroy the roof deck and/or allow water to leak into your home. In order to get the most life from your roof, you need to remove and replace any damaged tiles that you find.
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Slate Roof Repairs: How To Replace A Cracked Tile

Posted on: 6 May 2015

One of the best parts of slate roofs is that they rarely require maintenance or repair. However, on occasion, you may find that one of your slate roofing tiles has become cracked and must be replaced. If you are currently in this situation, you will be glad to know that performing this roofing repair will often be quite simple and can typically be completed on a DIY basis using the steps outlined below.
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