Costs of Refinishing a Pool Summary

Refinishing a pool is an endeavor that cost money, time, and energy. Some investments in a refinished pool may be a one time cost, while other improvements will need attention from time to time.

Ballpark Cost of Remodeling a Pool

Because different pool owners have different needs, there is no flat cost for refinishing a pool. However, outlining what specific items cost may give you an idea of overall price. But a rough ballpark figure on a pool remodel is about $8,000.

With pools you’ll find an even mix of necessary and aesthetic components. Among the things that are necessary, the pool deck, filter, and pump should be your number one priority when remodeling.

Resurfacing Your Pool Deck

Resurfacing costs can add up quickly, especially if you choose to hire a contractor for the job. But, resurfacing your pool deck can be a DIY endeavor with a little homework and … Read the rest

Checking Roof After Winter Season Summary

A cold, hard winter can be a trying time for your roof, the most vulnerable piece of your home. If you know how to identify damage from issues like ice dams and melting snow, dealing with the aftermath might be easier than you think.

Damage from the Inside

Checking for winter roof damage can begin without stepping outside. Be on the lookout for water damage and discoloration on the ceiling – a sure sign of a leaky roof that’s prone to further damage caused by rain and snow.

Inspect your attic with a flashlight for further signs of damage, such as mold and discoloration. Make note of the location of the damage so you can look for the opening on the outside of the roof.

Even if no obvious sign of damage is found inside the roof, an opening that could cause future damage may still be there. Turn off … Read the rest