Archive for November, 2018
From pool resurfacing to pool renovations, owning a pool requires quite a good deal of upkeep for the typical home owner. Whether the pool is an inground one or one that is above ground, both types will require pool resurfacing after a number of years. For the average inground pool, it is likely that the pool liner will last no longer than twelve years – and sometimes as few as five, if it is not well taken care of – and after this time the process of pool resurfacing will become nothing if not necessary to keep the pool in good shape. In the typical above ground pool, only a decade of usage can be expected from the pool liner in place, after which, much as in the case of the inground pool, pool resurfacing must take place.
You must always be aware of the condition of your pool plaster as well, as this too will require some extent of pool resurfacing over the course of the years. Typically, you have about fifteen years before the surface of your pool becomes rough and aestheticall
Remodeling your house can be a nightmare, there’s no hiding it. But as you get older, it’s more and more likely you’ll want to change something about your home rather than moving to a new house. According to a 2017 study by Houzz and Home, people 55-years-old and older spent about three times what millennials spent on renovations, however millennials are spending more year-by-year. The National Association of Home Builders says that most renovations include the kitchen or bathroom.
If you’re starting to explore the idea of remodeling your home at any age, there’s a few things to keep in mind.
Doing it yourself is possible, but takes determination and patience.
DIY stores sell an average of $3.95 million worth of materials per year. Some of this is bought by professionals and small contractors, but a lot goes to homeowners like you, too. What it doesn’t tell you, is how much of this money is from people’s second or third trip back to the store. Or how many people gave up on
Natural disasters may not occur often, but when they do, several lives become vulnerable to heart-shattering events.
Many of us are aware of the seemingly perennial hurricanes making their way through different states along the United States border throughout the summers of the last couple years. Social media was a pool of heart-breaking videos of some affected victims, including animals.
A hurricane can destroy the homes of thousands. In fact, a hurricane can wipe out an entire city in just one day. Lives are lost and the most special personal belongings are forever ruined in the blink of an eye. For example, the 2017 disaster, Hurricane Irma, resulted in almost $90 billion worth of damage.
Many people fantasize about life on the beach, and this fantasy often becomes reality for many retired folks. The thought of stepping outside into the soft sand and listening to the ocean waves every morning sounds like the perfect life. But many don’t consider the negatives,