There are a multitude of reasons a driveway could start cracking and become damaged. Minor crevices and cracks are hardly worth worrying about. However, wide cracks and edges that pop out of the ground are more of a concern.
If you’re landscaping around your home and want to add to its visual appeal, without taking a chunk of your wallet, consider painting your walkways. If you have a concrete walkway, it’s quite easy to paint it to match your tastes and landscaping. Here are some considerations and tips when painting a walkway.
When it comes time for summer, outdoor spaces get put to good use. A patio is an excellent place for barbeques, entertaining and relaxing by the pool. Today, many patio areas are made with concrete surfaces and slabs. Much like other parts of your home, a patio will eventually need to be repaired as time goes on because of settlement, wear and tear and erosion. There is no need to worry if your patio is not looking too good, at Varela’s Construction we specialize in patio repair and can help by making your outdoor space presentable!
If you’re buying a new home or renovating the one in which you currently live, choosing the right type of flooring is important. Whether in your kitchen, living room, or anywhere else at home, there are several options you have at your disposal. Each has its benefits and drawbacks when it comes to providing comfort, showing off a good look, and giving you a durable, strong surface on which to live. Deciding which type of flooring to install at home depends on several factors and preferences, but one type that every homeowner should consider are laminate floors. [Read more…]
Spring is a perfect time to examine your home exterior and find out how it fared during the winter. You may find that your siding looks faded and that you have paint cracks or chips from last seasons’ harsh elements. Regardless of spring showers, spring is still typically the best time to schedule a paint job, so do a self-check of your siding today so you can call in the professionals tomorrow!
When it comes to your home, no maintenance project should be overlooked and that includes your gutters! Without proper care for your gutter system you could be dealing with big problems down the road. One of those big problems includes foundation damage.
As the winter season trudges on, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Soon, the warm weather will come about, but keep in mind that in the early weeks of spring snowmelt can pose large problems for your driveway and yard.
Taking care of your home’s exterior is just as important as all the work you do to maintain your interior. For example replacing your home’s siding, repainting the exterior and replacing the windows may not be as fun as painting your home’s interior or updating appliances, but taking care of these projects is extremely beneficial in the long run.