Didn't Take Good Care Of Your In-Ground Pool This Summer? Tips To Get It Back In Good Shape

If you have a pool in your backyard that you didn't take care of it is likely in bad shape.  This is because there are many maintenance steps you have to take throughout the swimming season. Fortunately, you can get your pool back in good shape again so you can enjoy it next year. Below are two ways you can do this to help you get started: Remove Debris If there is any kind of debris in the pool, you need to remove it before you do anything. [Read More]

Leaks Are Not The Only Reason To Replace A Roof

Many homeowners assume that if their roof is not leaking, it does not need to be replaced yet. But this is not always the case. Wait for your roof to leak, and you could have substantial water damage to repair when you already have to pay for a new roof. There are other earlier indications that a roof needs replacement. If you notice any of these issues, call your roofing service for an estimate -- even if the attic is still dry: [Read More]

Designing Your Dream Farmhouse? 4 Great Trends To Kick It Up A Notch

A farmhouse is the perfect marriage of a cozy past and a comfortable present. This rustic style has maintained popularity both in rural and urban areas largely due to its timeless accents. As you and your custom farmhouse builder design your custom farmhouse, here are 4 gorgeous trends to build into it: Jewel Colors. Few things give the sense of warmth and richness that a heavy jewel tone does. Dark greens are a favorite of many designers these days, and they go perfectly with both the dark and light woods of modern farmhouses. [Read More]

3 Things To Consider Before Splurging On Kitchen Countertops

Countertops are an integral part of a kitchen and they are more than just a surface where food is prepared. In many homes the kitchen is a room for both function and fun. Kitchen countertops are often used for dining, entertaining, and even as a work space for other activities. Since today's kitchen counters are multi-use, many homeowners are tempted to splurge and get the best countertops that money can buy. [Read More]