Your Guide To Waterproofing A Crawl Space With Either Plastic Or A Sealant
27 February 2017
If you are aware of the problems associated with a damp crawl space or if your area is particularly prone to wet ground, it is important for you to learn about two of the more common methods for waterproofing that area. However, your attempts will only provide long-term benefits when any mildew, mold or existing pools of water from the area have been removed from the space in question. Once that has occurred, you can use waterproof glue to attach heavy sheets of plastic to the walls and floor or apply multiple layers of an appropriate sealant to those areas.
Have A Piece Of Metal Outdoor Furniture You Want To Refinish? Should You Strip Paint It Yourself Or Hire Someone?
17 January 2017
If you have an old piece of outdoor furniture in your backyard or garage, such as a table or lounge chairs, you may be thinking about having it refinished. Refinishing the piece can bring it back to life and allow it to be used again. The first step in refinishing a piece of metal furniture is stripping the rust and existing paint off. This gives you a smooth, even surface to repaint.
3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Remove Your Own Lead Paint
1 December 2016
If you live in an older home, you might be concerned if your home has lead paint. As you might already know, paint chips and dust from lead paint can make you and your family sick, so if it is present in your home, getting rid of it is important. Even if you are thinking that it might be something that you can tackle yourself, it can be a much smarter choice to hire a lead paint abatement company like Colfax Corporation to come in and get rid of the problem for you.
Deciding What To Save After A Household Flood
7 August 2016
When faced with a roomful of personal items that have become soaked with flood waters, the decision to save or throw out something can be daunting. In some cases, cleanup of an item is simple. In others, the cleanup of the item to make it safe to use again may damage the item. Here are the factors that affect your choice of whether to discard an item or try to salvage it from the flood.