A flat roofing system is a popular choice for commercial buildings, especially in retail and office spaces. Instead of traditional sloped panels, a flat roof is, as the name suggests, generally level. However, this can lead to problems with water pooling on the surface. To prevent this, flat roof drainage uses tapered insulation to gradually slope the roof towards a[...]
Fall is here, and that means it is time for fall home maintenance. The arrival of fall brings much-needed relief from that Georgia heat and some of the most complimentary weather conditions of the year. Make sure to take advantage of the perfect weather to ensure that your Atlanta home is ready for the coming winter conditions. Here are some[...]
Wondering what roofing issues you should look for when buying a home? Buying a home is a large investment. For many, it’s the largest investment they have! That’s why it’s critical to make good use of your diligence period and come in prepared. This article will walk you through some of the most important things to consider when it comes[...]
With hot summer days on the horizon, homeowners must get their homes ready for increased humidity and higher temperatures. Before breaking out the floppy hat and sunscreen, don’t miss crucial pre-summer home maintenance tasks to make sure the house is ready for the hot summer sun.
Check HVAC filters: Prepare for pollen season with new HVAC filters. New filters[...]
Throughout the Southeast, we may not frequently be in danger of blizzards, but the temperatures can often drop below freezing, and this can damage the pipes if they aren't properly taken care of. As we approach cooler temperatures, here are some home maintenance tips to save your money and your home from expensive repair projects.
Keep your pipes from freezing by[...]
In Jackson EMC’s latest Ty Talks installment, television star and home energy expert Ty Pennington discusses insulation and ideas for properly insulating your home to maintain its “thermal envelope.”
In order for a home’s energy-efficient technologies to make their greatest impact, the home’s thermal envelope has to be optimized to properly and effectively shield it from the outdoor elements. This envelope[...]
New homes are massive investments to make, so homeowners should get the most out of their biggest purchase by making the home last as long as possible. Save money and trouble by setting aside time this summer to conduct a few checkups, repairs and adjustments that will keep the house in top shape for the changing weather.
1. Check the[...]
Jeff Long, director of global marketing for SharkBite, joins co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for this week’s All About Real Estate edition of the Atlanta Real Estate Radio show to discuss the SharkBite difference.
SharkBite, owned by Reliance Worldwide Corporation, is considered the “total plumbing solution.” The distributor provides plumbing and water control systems for domestic, commercial and industrial application.
While it seems like winter has just arrived in Atlanta, it’s never too early to begin thinking about spring maintenance for your home. While this annual chore is typically not an exciting or fun task, it’s necessary to keep your home running smoothly and efficiently throughout the year. Making a plan now to tackle these items both inside and outside[...]
When you decide it’s time to move, determining whether you should buy a new construction home or an existing home can be a challenge. There are many advantages to each, and with every buyer’s situation being different, the benefits of buying new or existing may be different. However, the team at Keystone Homes believes that there are three unique ways[...]