Renovating an Apartment Building: Tips
I had always wanted to be an entrepreneur, so when I saw a local apartment building up for sale at a great price, I decided make the investment. I am a manager by day, so I thought I was ready to be a great landlord. After I had trouble attracting new tenants, I decided to try investing in a few upgrades to see if I could attract more tenants with the added features. I hired a local contractor to work on my first project, which was a fitness room. I remembered that I always looked for buildings with them when I rented apartments! I then had some work done on the grounds and in the apartments themselves. The building is completely full now, so I realized it was a good investment. I decided to start a blog to share my renovating and construction tips with anyone who needs them!
It's always a good idea to learn more about the ap …
When you own a home with concrete surfaces like si …
Especially if you live in an older home, you may w …
Before the winter months arrive, you want to do ma …
Theft of construction materials, supplies and equi …
It's always a good idea to learn more about the appliances and systems in your home. There are a lot of inner workings in a house that aren't often thought of because the care and attention that was put into keeping them out of sight makes them easy to take for granted. Below, you can read information that may help you to keep your heating system going strong for much longer.
When you own a home with concrete surfaces like sidewalks and a driveway, you may simply assume that those surfaces are solid and are going to remain in good shape indefinitely. However, just like anything else in the home, these concrete surfaces can suffer damage and will eventually need to be repaired or replaced. Get to know some of the signs of concrete damage that you should look for. Then, you can be sure that you are properly caring for and maintaining your concrete surfaces going forward.
Especially if you live in an older home, you may worry that the foundation is not standing up to the test of time and may be sinking under the weight of the house. However, after looking at it, you may see no cracking in the concrete, gaps, or holes that would indicate this is happening. However, there are a couple of subtle signs for which you can look to determine whether one side of your home's foundation is sinking.
Before the winter months arrive, you want to do maintenance around your home. Some maintenance needs to be done and includes inspecting and repairing plumbing problems. You will want to winterize pipes, inspect for leaks, and make sure you have proper pipe insulation. The following tips will help you prepare your home with plumbing maintenance before winter arrives.
Inspect Water Heaters and Boilers to Make Sure Repairs Are Done Before Winter
Theft of construction materials, supplies and equipment is common. It happens more often than you know, and the offenders are often adults looking to make a few dollars by recycling the steel and reselling any and all of the other items they can carry off. If this has happened to your construction business and your construction sites more times than you care to count, there are solutions that can help.