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#1 Return On Investement: Re-Siding Your Home guide

#1 Return On Investement: Re-Siding Your Home

Re-siding with fiber cement is the smartest investment you can make in your house. Even smarter: Choosing fiber cement from the industry leader.

Choosing The Right Contractor guide

Choosing The Right Contractor

Hiring the right contractor for your home can be a challenging and tedious task. There are many questions you should be asking and researching online about it.

Infographics

Sealing siding with compound mix infographic

Sealing siding with compound mix

Caulking and repairing small siding imperfections can also be done by using an exterior premix patch compound in powder form.

Making your kitchen more functional infographic

Making your kitchen more functional

You have decided to remodel your kitchen, so what is next? Our best tip: think function first.

Sealing house exterior infographic

Sealing house exterior

Is your home properly sealed? Protect your home by safeguarding against the exterior elements and pests.

Checking attic insulation infographic

Checking attic insulation

While you can't have too much insulation, older homes often don't have enough. Make sure your house is properly insulated and keep your energy bills low.

Taking care of gutters, fascia, and soffit infographic

Taking care of gutters, fascia, and soffit

Proper and periodic maintenance of your drainage system can extend its life as well as the functionality of your roof.

Regrouting ceramic tiles infographic

Regrouting ceramic tiles

Could your ceramic tiles use a makeover? A simple new coat of paint and re-grouting of ceramic tiles can do the trick!

Choosing paint for exterior infographic

Choosing paint for exterior

Looking for ideas to improve your home's curb appeal? Choosing the right paint will get you started!

Painting interior walls infographic

Painting interior walls

Here's how to get started and what you will need to paint your interior walls

Choosing the right paint for interior infographic

Choosing the right paint for interior

Our guide will help you decide on which type of paint to choose for the rooms in your home.

Preparing walls for paint infographic

Preparing walls for paint

You should always prep your walls especially if they show imperfections such as holes, gouges, drips, paint bleeds, painted-over wallpaper and any other wall surface flaws.

Planning a painting project infographic

Planning a painting project

Whatever project size you are planning, here is how to get started and what you will need to paint your interior walls.

Putting plastic film on windows infographic

Putting plastic film on windows

In addition to insulating doors, weatherizing your windows can help you save some money on energy bills and keep you comfortable all year-round.

Insulating drafty doors infographic

Insulating drafty doors

An older and drafty door will require some maintenance by properly insulating it with caulking and weather stripping.

Preventing carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning infographic

Preventing carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning

Carbon monoxide gas (CO) is emitted when heating systems are not working properly. It is a colorless, tasteless, odorless and poisonous gas.

Preparation for blowing attic insulation infographic

Preparation for blowing attic insulation

Blowing insulation is not difficult, but a bit time-consuming. To make it easier and to properly prepare the attic, take two days to complete and another person to help.

Brightening kitchen with new windows infographic

Brightening kitchen with new windows

Big, open, airy, and beautiful kitchens can transform your home. To transform your kitchen into a bright, welcoming, and energized room, consider a few useful tips from PRO Home 1.

Keeping children safe from windows accidents infographic

Keeping children safe from windows accidents

There are a few important factors to consider before selecting your house windows. But the most important is the safety of your family, especially small children.

Handling emergencies at home infographic

Handling emergencies at home

Even in tip-top houses, emergencies can happen and an occasional break or damage can occur. What do you do if your roof leaks, a pipe bursts or your sump pump dies?

Fixing a hole or patching vinyl siding infographic

Fixing a hole or patching vinyl siding

You can easily repair small holes in vinyl siding left from weather damage, from hanging decorations or moving light fixtures.

Cleaning flooded basement infographic

Cleaning flooded basement

Here are some practical tips on what to do after your basement or home floods, especially after a major rainstorm that affected your neighborhood.

Making a small balcony more attractive infographic

Making a small balcony more attractive

You can still enjoy the warm weather of autumn. Here is how you can make your small, extended living space more attractive.

What to sell to start saving for remodel? infographic

What to sell to start saving for remodel?

Here is a list of items that are really hot and if you price them right, they will sell fast. Start saving!

Saving for House Remodel infographic

Saving for House Remodel

Going over your remodeling budget is the biggest fear of homeowners. But there is no need to be afraid.

Temporarily Fixing Windows infographic

Temporarily Fixing Windows

On average, up to 30% of home's temperature escapes through its windows. If you feel drafts in your home, but are constrained to a budget, try these temporary fixes to help beat the heat… or chill.

Maintaining Wooden Deck infographic

Maintaining Wooden Deck

Treated wood or pressure-treated lumber resists insects and decay; however it is still defenseless against daily exposure to the sun, moisture and the ever-changing weather conditions.

Hanging New Wallpaper infographic

Hanging New Wallpaper

Decorating your walls with wallpaper is a delicate process. Choices are endless from silks, textured, smooth, grasses to vinyls and wood veneers.

Removing Old Wallpaper infographic

Removing Old Wallpaper

Removing wallpaper can be a tedious task, but with the right tools, some patience and basic knowledge, you could get it done in one day!

Proper Siding Maintenance infographic

Proper Siding Maintenance

Proper and regular maintenance is key to ensuring that your siding is kept looking new and in good condition.

Inspecting and Cleaning The Roof infographic

Inspecting and Cleaning The Roof

A regularly scheduled roof inspection and a good roof cleaning will not only make your home functional and attractive, but it can extend the life of your roof.

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