Kylie Mason

Expanding Your Living Space: Three Practical Home Addition Ideas To Consider

While room additions can often be luxurious spaces you add to your home, they can also be used to serve a range of functional purposes. If your home is short on space, consider the following options for a room addition. Laundry And Mud Room Having the laundry in your home's basement can be impractical, from having to walk up and down the stairs with heavy laundry baskets to the risks of flooding that come with basements. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of Adding Walk-In Closets To Your Custom Home

Working with a custom builder on a design for your next home means that you'll need to give careful consideration to each element before you approve it. A primary reason to have a custom home built is so that you can be in love with every detail, which means that thoroughly evaluating things as you go is integral. Walk-in closets are something that many people favor in the master bedroom and even in other bedrooms. Read More 

Take Care Of Your Home’s Septic Tank And It Will Serve You Well For Decades

Your home's septic tank. Now there's something that you would likely rather not think about - ever. You know it's buried in the ground somewhere on your property and assume that since it is still capturing wastewater, it must be functioning well. However, this simple assumption could end up costing you thousands of dollars if your septic tank isn't actually fine and its leach lines or leach field are being damaged each time you put water down the system. Read More 

Four Things To Ask Yourself Before Getting An Asphalt Driveway

If you are thinking about getting a new driveway and are considering one made out of asphalt, then you're in good company. When it comes to driveways, asphalt is one of the most common materials to use. Before going ahead with your decision, however, you'll want to ask yourself these four questions before hiring a residential asphalt company: What Type of Climate Do I Live In? If you live in an area where it tends to get cooler in the fall and winter, asphalt is an excellent choice for your driveway. Read More 

Fire Safety And Hotels: Four Tips To Prevent Accidents

If you own or manage a hotel, then you know that the safety of your guests and employees needs to be a top priority. One of the biggest threats to employee and guest safety, it turns out, is the risk of a fire. Fire departments in the United States respond to more than 3,500 hotel and motel fires each year, on average. Nine civilian deaths and 120 civilian injuries result from those fires. Read More