Category Archives: Home Repair and Maintenance

Top 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Hire a Roofer Who Subcontracts Work

Are you planning on having any type of roof repair or maintenance done soon? If so, it is wise to avoid roofing companies that subcontract their work. There are countless disadvantages to hiring such companies, from minor aggravating issues to … Continue reading

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Trust Restoration By L&B, LLC for Affordable House Renovations in Indy

Restoration By L&B, LLC provides comprehensive home remodeling and renovation services in Indianapolis and its surrounding areas. Continue reading to learn how our esteemed general contractors can make your home renovation dreams come true! About Us Restoration By L&B, LLC … Continue reading

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How to Decide Between a Nail and a Screw

When it comes to home renovations and handyman projects involving wood, nails and screws are staple supplies to have on hand. But how do you know which one to use and when? Although the debate is ongoing, there are some … Continue reading

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What You Can Do to Improve a Concrete Pool Deck

Concrete pool decks are a wonderful option because they provide both beauty and function. Choosing a cooler, lighter colored pool deck is a wise choice for sensitive feet in the hot sun, while opting for a textured stamped pool deck … Continue reading

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4 Troubleshooting Tips for Electric Gates

Electric gates are quite the luxury, whether they are at the end of your driveway, in your backyard, for the garage, or serving as a secondary barrier to your front door. However, they are prone to damage, just like anything … Continue reading

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How to Remove a Stuck Screw

If you are close to giving up on a repair project because you can’t remove stubborn old screws from wood, you are in the right place! Whether your screws are painted over, rusted in place, or simply screwed too far, … Continue reading

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Recommended Safety Gear for DIY Home Repairs

When you are taking on household repairs or home improvement projects on your own, it is important to put safety first. This includes using sturdy equipment, choosing the proper materials, knowing how to operate your tools, and more. In fact, … Continue reading

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General Rules for Smoke Detector Installation

There are two main types of smoke detector technologies accepted today: ionization smoke alarms and photoelectric smoke alarms. Continue reading to learn about each type of smoke detecting device, as well as, the general rule of thumb for installing smoke … Continue reading

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Quick Guide to Caulk Removal Around the Bathtub

The good news is that you are ready to re-caulk an area of your home that has been bothering you for quite some time. The bad news is that you have to first remove the old caulk around the tub … Continue reading

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Common Types of Caulk and Their Recommended Applications

The type of caulk you require for your home improvement project depends on the particular application. For instance, you probably wouldn’t do well to use the same product on your kitchen sink as you would on your gutters or roof. … Continue reading

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