How 1.1% US GDP Growth Spells Encouragement for Construction
Strong employment in June and July are reinforcing consumer spending growth, fueling home sales. With home inventory being a key constraint, builders’ near-term future looks sound
States set 2019 Columbia River spring Chinook seasons
PORTLAND, Ore. – Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington adopted revised spring Chinook salmon and steelhead seasons for the Columbia River today during a joint state hearing. These regulations replace permanent rules that remain in effect through February The season-setting process was complicated this year due to a below average forecast for upriver-origin spring Chinook of 99,300 fish and poor expected returns to the Cowlitz and Lewis rivers (1,300 and 1,600 fish, respectively). The predicted return to both of these Washington tributaries is less than what is needed to meet hatchery brood stock needs In the Columbia below Bonneville Dam, the modified recreational spring Chinook season will take place from Friday, March 1 through Wednesday, April…
An Easy Way to Calculate How Much Crushed Stone You Need for a DIY Job
How much crushed stone do you need to tackle that DIY project? Use this sure-fire formula to figure out the quantity needed, removing the guess work.
Top 10 Electrical Mistakes
Wiring problems and mistakes are all too common, and if left uncorrected have the potential to cause short circuits, shocks and even fires. Here's what to look for and how to fix what you find.
Driveway Drainage Tips from your Baltimore Residential Asphalt Contractor
There are many crucial elements to successful driveway design and installation, from quality materials to construction techniques. Still, one of the often overlooked elements is driveway drainage. However, without proper drainage, your driveway could be doomed from the start. Without... Read More
10 Things Not to Do When Remodeling your Home
In most homeowners life there will come a time when remodeling and upgrading your current amenities will be a way of life. Whether you are wanting to add space to your rooms, upgrade materials, or because your home needs more functionality, taking on a remodeling job could be in your near future. Before you get …
How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances
Stainless steel appliances have a sleek look until they are covered with fingerprints and streaks. If your house is anything like mine, they are covered in the latter more than they have that sleek showroom look. We recently bought a new refrigerator and I thought that my favorite stainless steel cleaner was perfect for... (read more...)
Top Environmental Benefits of Metal Roofing
As consumers become more educated about the need for sustainable living, many homeowners and homebuyers are prioritizing eco-friendly living in their home purchases and other home renovations. To meet public outcry for conservation, recyclability, and sustainability, those in the home improvement and construction industries are seeking solid alternatives that will adhere to even the most rigorous standards of eco-friendliness and sustainable living. Of the various home improvement green solutions, metal roofing is definitely one that is gaining great popularity even among the most skeptical homeowners and buyers. The Rise of Metal Roofing Made of various metal materials — such as tin, aluminum, copper, and galvanized steel — metal roofs are known to withstand some of Mother…
Kitchen Remodeling Trends for 2017
We've got some kitchen remodeling ideas to share with you to give you some insights on colors, materials, layouts and more. Check out our 2017 guide!
What a Stair Lift Can Do For You
When you're faced with accessibility questions, it's good to know what your options are. Whether it's a sudden issue that someone in the home is facing due to illness or injury or a lifelong struggle, accessibility challenges can be addressed Transitions Lift + Elevator is your home for stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, and elevators, all of which can help overcome the challenges presented by multiple floor homes, porches, and decks And when it comes to stair lifts specifically, Transitions is the Ohio valley's #1 Bruno stair lift installer. That means quality, reliability, and comfort for our stair lift customers, and our top-notch customer service will ensure that it stays that way throughout the life of the…