5 Reasons Asphalt Felt Is No Longer The Primary Underlayment Used For Residential Roofing

You don't have to understand every aspect of roof construction to understand the purpose of an underlayment. Roofs involve a layer of plywood to support your shingles and add rigidity, and in between that decking and the shingles there is a third layer of material known as underlayment. It's designed mainly to stop moisture that manages to make it past the shingles, and basic asphalt-soaked felt was the primary option for decades.

Bring Fresh Air Into Your Kitchen With A Few Changes To The Home

If you enjoy cooking, it makes sense that you will be spending hours in the kitchen every week. But, your home may not have the greatest setup for preparing meals because of a lack of airflow. While there may be a window or two in the kitchen that you can open, it may not be enough for the overall space. The easiest way to improve the airflow is to hire remodeling professionals to take on several projects.

Cost Saving, Yet Dramatic Closet Remodeling Tips

Even if your budget doesn't afford a walk-in closet equipped with floor to ceiling glass cabinets, a dressing area and a mini bar, you can still design a closet that is functional and stylish. Here are some tips to get you started. Upgrade The Lighting It doesn't matter how much you put into the design of your new closet, if the lighting is dull – the space will also look as such.

Tips For Building An Affordable Log Cabin

Owning a log cabin on a lake or up in the mountains is a dream that many people have. A vacation home is a great place to make lasting memories with family and friends. If you are planning on having a log cabin built, there are a number of ways to do so while still keeping costs down. Use the following tips to help make building the log cabin with a company like Alaskan Barns more affordable:

Want to Turn Some Vacant Land into a Subdivision? What Should You Know About Modular Construction?

If you've spent time planning to develop a plot of vacant land you own, you may hesitate at the thought of a years-long construction project that will suck up all your free time and income. However, building a subdivision no longer needs to mean a lengthy construction project. The advent of factory-built modular homes that are just as sturdy as site-built ones can allow you to transform a vacant lot to a finished home in a matter of weeks, rather than months or years.