Vocational Education Could be the Answer
Jul02

Vocational Education Could be the Answer

Content provided by King Contracting Doug King, owner of King Contracting in St. Petersburg, Florida, shares his thoughts on vocational education. College Degrees and the Costs Most everyone has heard that getting a college degree leads to higher income. But it’s not that simple. First, it can lead to higher income over the life of a person’s career if certain things fall into place and certain things are achieved. First and most...

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Pools That Can Be Enjoyed Throughout The Year
Jun26

Pools That Can Be Enjoyed Throughout The Year

Content provided by Landfare Ltd. There is nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than cooling off in a beautiful swimming pool, but it can be just as relaxing in the winter! For many homeowners, a swimming pool and spa are an important part of their year ‘round outdoor entertaining plans. Creating a custom pool and spa worthy of discerning clients requires both design creativity and building expertise. Landfare Ltd. brings both...

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Knowing the Facts on Different Countertop Materials
Jun13

Knowing the Facts on Different Countertop Materials

Content provided by GK’s Custom Polishing Natural stone countertops have become increasingly popular over the years due to their elegance and durability. Although marble and granite are by far the most popular, quartzite (natural stone) and quartz (man-made material) have been increasing in popularity. Since each type of countertop material is made up of different minerals, each type also has different maintenance requirements....

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Aluminum Wiring Facts from King Contracting
Jun12

Aluminum Wiring Facts from King Contracting

Content provided by King Contracting Why Aluminum Wiring was Installed in Homes From 1965 through 1972 copper was in short supply and was very expensive, mostly because copper was being used for ballistics by the military for use in the Vietnam War. Production could not keep up with demand, so builders turned to aluminum wiring during that period. The Problem in Residential Home Installations Very little information was disseminated...

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A Home Elevator can be an Uplifting Experience
May31

A Home Elevator can be an Uplifting Experience

All photos courtesy of Residential Elevators If navigating your multi-level home has become an issue or may be one in the future, perhaps adding an elevator or a lift is the solution. Chuck Dawson, president of Silver Palm Custom Homes and Remodeling, says he and his team of Universal Design Certified Professionals frequently are asked about the potential for this in homes in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. If you have the opportunity...

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Window Replacement 101: Getting Started
May25

Window Replacement 101: Getting Started

Content provided by Gunton Corporation – Pella Windows and Doors If you’re thinking about replacing one or many windows in your home, start here. Consider this your guide to the window replacement process. Assessing your current windows Many homeowners replace their windows simply for aesthetic reasons — maybe to update the style of their home or increase curb appeal. Those are valid reasons. Your home should match your tastes....

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