A Thank You To My Father

A Thank You To My Father

  • Changing The Appearance Of Your Poolside Area

    If you are lucky enough to have an in-ground swimming pool in your yard, you most likely want it feel relaxing and look nice for your family and visitors. If you are in need of some remodeling, you may be able to change the entire look of your pool by making some changes to the area around it. Here are some ideas you can use for remodeling your poolside area.

  • Three Reasons To Clean Your Roof Twice Yearly

    One of the most important exterior components of a home, the roof, is often overlooked and neglected. As a roof protects the interior of the home from debris, water, and other natural elements, it's no surprise that it collects a lot of these things over the years. Without proper cleaning and maintenance, this debris can lead to a reduced lifespan and an unsightly exterior, and can cost you hundreds in unused energy savings.

  • Preparing Your Above-Ground Swimming Pool Plumbing For Winter

    If you live in an area of the country that sees freezing temperatures during the winter months, then you'll need to properly winterize your above-ground swimming pool at some point during the fall. The process of closing a pool for the year can be a bit time consuming and involves balancing chemicals, draining the water level, winterizing your pool plumbing, and covering the pool. This article will focus on the steps required to winterize your pool's important (and often expensive) plumbing accessories.

  • 4 Benefits Of Vinyl Windows Over Wood Windows

    Are you thinking about replacing your windows? Vinyl replacement windows have some benefits over standard wood windows, which may make them a more attractive option for your home. Vinyl replacement windows can be found at virtually any home improvement store and are both easy and fast to install. 1. Vinyl Will Last Longer Vinyl is not only more affordable than wood, but it is also more durable and lasts longer. Vinyl isn't subject to water damage, being naturally water-resistant, and few termites would have any idea what to do with it.

  • What Not To Do To Your Vinyl Siding

    One of the primary reasons vinyl siding is so popular is because of its low maintenance qualities. Unlike some other material selections, aside from proper installation there isn't much you have to do to maintain the aesthetic appeal and durability of your vinyl. However, there are a number of things you can't do to your vinyl. Familiarizing yourself with the dont's of vinyl siding ownership is important. Failing To Clean

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    About Me
    A Thank You To My Father

    My name is Sara Jenkins and I am the daughter of a plumber. As a young girl, I was not very impressed by what my father did for a living, but I loved spending time with him so I was thrilled each time he asked me to help with a repair around the house. What I didn't realize at the time was that my father was teaching me skills that would prove incredibly useful in my adult life. Today, thanks to him, I have completed a long list of plumbing jobs in my own home without the need to hire a contractor. This blog is my way of saying thank you to him by sharing all of the things that he has taught me about home repairs and construction.