Home And Housing Archive

5 Questions to Ask Your Construction Company Before You Hire

Say the word “construction” and most people cringe. Whether it is new construction or home upgrades, most people will avoid it for years, letting needed repairs grow worse and worse. Being prepared beforehand, however, can alleviate some of the stress associated with hiring a reliable construction company. Here are 5 questions you can ask potential construction companies prior to making your decision. 1. Are they …

How to Break A Window

Modern windows are tough, but there are some ways where, under great pressure, they can be broken. Here are some instances where a window may be broken and the amount of force needed to do so. We’re not saying that you’d want to do it, but there are some situations where it could be useful to know… Can wind break a window? If we look …

In-Home Care Preparations

No matter their condition, bringing a loved one into your home to receive individualized medical care is a huge decision that usually involves significant preparations to the household and changes in routine for those who currently live there. Staying at home is a comfortable long-term solution to staying in health facilities, group homes, or other institutions. It helps keep families together while nurturing the patient …

Home Improvements for Comfortable and Eco-Friendly Living

Home improvements aren’t only for the sake of beautification, but also for adding value to the home. Furthermore, home owners are becoming more and more environmentally conscious, and they are looking for ways to implement eco-friendly. According to recent statements, it seems that the vast majority of houses that will be built after 2015 will have to be self-sustainable. This means that they have to …

Protecting Your Investment

The Southern design style is warm and relaxing yet, elegant and tasteful, the perfect blend of rustic and sophisticated. The traditional southern home is filled with substantial furniture — the kind that you can lounge on and “set a spell” — and high-end accent pieces in rich woods and sturdy textiles. A well-appointed southern home will also have high-end appliances and accessories, such as fine …