Ways Of Delivering Electricty throughout Home Depend on Application Types of Residential Conduits All the electrical current that powers the home enters at one central location and then is distributed throughout the home from the circuit breaker box, fuse box, or electric service panel. The type of wiring and the conduit that contains it is specified by the local building code. The homeowner may choose to upgrade, which is not a bad idea. An important first step before any wiring projects is to have an understanding of home wiring. The most common is called Nonmetallic Cable (NM cable or Romex). This is sufficient for mostRead More →

Home Renovation Projects

Is Your Family Prepared? It’s time to have the new game room added to the house. The contractors are in place; the construction plans have been reviewed and approved. Everyone feels confident that the right contractor is on the job and can handle the full scope of the project. The entire family is excited because the long talked about renovation project is about to begin and in a few short months the new game room will be ready. Before the renovation/construction project begins, there are a few things every family should take into consideration: Know the project’s timeline and scope : Construction/renovation projects disrupt theRead More →

victorian home

Renovating Your Painted Lady You’re in love. The delicate, detailed woodwork on the front porch, the heavy black slate mantels, the nook-and-cranny bay windows and the winding mahogany staircase have all caused you to fall deeply in love with this old Victorian house. Forget the lack of air conditioning, termite damage and 1970s kitchen, you are head over heels and there’s no stopping you from buying the Victorian charmer of your dreams. So what now? It’s easy to be overwhelmed when purchasing a home built during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901), so here are some expert tips on restoring your Victorian home to herRead More →