Interlocking Concrete: What It Is, The Process, And How It Decreases Asphalt Paving Expenses
19 August 2015
When you have a really long driveway, the type of driveway that is practically a street onto itself, you may be wondering how you can cut the costs of paving it. It may be possible if you can find an asphalt paving contractor who specializes in interlocking concrete. Here is how interlocking concrete works and how it decreases asphalt paving expenses.
The Subgrade Process
Just as you would lay a subgrade of dirt and stone and frame the area you want filled with regular concrete, so you would prepare the same for an interlocking concrete drive.
Raise The Roof: Installing Natural Slate On Your Custom Home's Roof
4 August 2015
If you need to choose a roofing material for your new custom home, then you should consider installing natural slate. Slate roofs last for a very long time and require only simple periodic maintenance.
Here is some information to help you decide if a slate roof is right for your new custom home:
Natural Slate Roofing Material Colors
Since slate is a natural sedimentary rock, it comes in a wide variety of different colors, depending upon where it is quarried out of the ground.
Take Care Of Your Trees During Fall To Keep Them Strong For Wintertime
3 August 2015
Trees on your property can provide a great deal of shade, beauty, and increased home value, but you need to keep them in healthy condition to maintain these excellent benefits. Once summer ends and it turns into fall, you want to take the chance to get your trees ready for handling the rough wintertime.
Use Slow-Release Fertilizer to Provide Nutrients
It is not uncommon for trees to lose essential nutrients during summertime.
Salty Air And Air Conditioner Damage: What Every Coastal Homeowner Should Know
23 July 2015
Salt in air around coastal areas can do a lot of damage to air conditioners in a short period of time. Knowing the exact cause of corrosion and what you can do about it can help you protect your investment.
Coil Corrosion Damages Air Conditioners
Corrosion generally causes damage to air conditioners on the outside and inside of the condenser. The exterior of the condenser is a metal casing with delicate fins where air can flow in and out.