Posts in Category: Home Improvement Tips

Best Decking Material 

Monday, February 25, 2013 10:20:00 AM Categories: Decking Home Improvement Tips Outdoor Living

best decking materialSo we have this little place out in the country, right? It’s a small house that we built ourselves on a lot of land. Building a deck was as important to us as building the rest of the house. We needed a space we loved to be in, where we could bask in the beauty of all that nature surrounding us. Figuring out what kind of material to use for the deck, however, turned out to be a real thorn in our sides. Don’t get me wrong, it was worth it! And we hope you’ll benefit from some of the information we collected on the subject, in this article.

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Deck vs Patio: Pros and Cons of Each 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:29:00 PM Categories: Decking Hard Landscaping Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation Outdoor Living Patio Design

decks vs patiosIf your house is in dire need of some outdoor space, adding a patio or deck can increase your square foot without robbing your children of their college educations. Each option offers an area to gather with friends and family, grill out, and relax under the sun (or stars); the option you choose will likely depend on your budget, space and needs. In this article we’ll take a look at the benefits of both patios and decks so your hardest decision will be where to place the grill.

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10 Roofing Maintenance Tips for Lasting Roofline Results 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 10:30:00 AM Categories: Home Improvement Tips Home Maintenance Home Renovation

Roofing tipsDo you keep your roof “top of mind?” With all the daily hustle and bustle, it’s easy to lose sight of the most important exterior essentials that safeguard your entire interior space. Even though most asphalt roof systems are designed to protect your home for about 15 years, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) recommends you inspect your roof regularly two times a year during the spring and fall.

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10 Gravel Driveway Maintenance Tips that Won’t Drive YOU Crazy 

Friday, February 8, 2013 8:48:00 AM Categories: Hard Landscaping Home Improvement Tips

Gravel Driveway RepairDon't let your gravel driveway get the best of you! Learn the 10 best tips to keep your driveway maintained without losing your sanity. Great Day Improvements provides numerous tips and advice on how to most properly maintain and keep your gravel driveway looking great. If you are ready to improve your driveway and pour concrete, we can help with that as well!

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How to Get a Construction Loan & Create Your Personal Paradise 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:23:00 PM Categories: Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation

Construction LoanRecently, when my husband and I bought a fixer-upper house, we thought we could fix it up little by little. The little projects were easy. Inevitably, however, we had to consider those big-ticket fixes on our wish list, the ones we’d been putting off. These were all items requiring either a construction loan or a miracle to accomplish. That is when we learned all about how to apply and successully be approved for a home construction loan.

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Window Film Energy Savings for Your Home 

Monday, January 28, 2013 10:04:00 AM Categories: Energy Savings Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation Replacement Windows

Window Film Energy Savings for Your HomeWinter is here, and as the song goes, Baby, it’s cold outside. When the temperature drops inside and you can’t get warm without the use of a winter parka, your first instinct might be to reach for the thermometer. You might want to check your windows instead. Some homeowners might consider replacing windows or purchasing new energy-efficient blinds, and while both of these are good options for those with the budget, there’s another solution that’s a little easier on the wallet: window film.  

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When to Plant Grass Seed in Your State 

Monday, January 28, 2013 9:52:00 AM Categories: Green Living Home Improvement Tips Outdoor Living

When to Plant Grass SeedA lush green yard is the envy of every neighborhood, but it can be a challenge to obtain. There is much more to green grass than simply sun and water! A beautiful green yard is often the result of using the correct fertilizer, aeration technique and type of grass seed. The time in which the grass seed was planted is also an important factor.

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