5 Ways To Burglar-Proof Your Windows

Each year, over 64,000 property crimes take place in Phoenix. With so many property crimes taking place, home security is essential. Home security is only as strong as a home’s weakest entry point, and unfortunately, most homes have weak windows. However, there are several ways that homeowners can make their home’s windows safe from burglars. Statistics show that the majority of burglars enter a home through a window. Many homeowners completely overlook windows as entry points. Proper Locks It’s Read more [...]

5 Tips to Plan, Design and Build Your Energy-Efficient Dream Home

Having an energy efficient home today is no longer a pipe dream. More contractors than ever are licensed to build eco-friendly homes that use minimal energy and feature sustainable or renewable materials. Here are five tips to help you plan, design and build your dream home. Tip number one is to hire an architect that specializes in green design. He or she is knowledgeable about your specific climate, the building codes and which materials are best for your home. A good example of this is an architect Read more [...]

Backyard Paradise – Save Money & Build Your Own Backyard Pool

Building a swimming pool on your property is a serious and complex undertaking. You will be committing a good measure of cash and time to complete the project. For that reason, you must consider hiring professional help to guide you through this process. The first order of business, then, is to seek out a pool construction contractor that is willing to work with you. Pay the contractor an agreed sum to act as your advisor. The contractor will be knowledgeable about materials and local building codes. Read more [...]