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Tips For Applying Elastomeric Roof Coatings To Your Home

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If you have decided to apply an elastomeric roof coating to your home to reduce your energy bills and help keep your home cooler in the summer months, then you will be happy to learn that there are some simple things that you can do to ensure that you get the best coverage possible. Follow these tips when applying an elastomeric roof coating to your home. Clean the Roof and Fix Cracks Prior to Installation…

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Adhesive vs Screws for Making Repairs to Plaster

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Plaster was used in homes for many years up until drywall took over the market. Most of the reason that drywall is so much more common than plaster these days is that it is easier to work with. A couple of workers with drills can hang a sheet of drywall in a matter of minutes. On the other hand, workers have to first hang lath on the studs of a home and then smear plaster over them.…

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The Off-Grid Garage: How To Power Your Garage Door Opener With A Solar Panel

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If your garage door controller has a battery backup, it may work for a few days after your home loses power. After that, you’ll have to wait for power to be restored before you can open and close the garage door using your garage door opener. While your garage door should have a manual override that will allow you to open and close the door during a power outage, some garage doors are heavy and difficult for smaller and more frail family members to open on their own.…

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