Stress Less Home Renovation Projects

After a long day at work taking care of clients, and family, children, and pets – a few moments of relaxing in a peaceful hot tub under the new pergola can take all the stress away. That is one of our missions at Carter Home and Commercial Services –...

Basics in Planning a New Fence

Hiring someone to build a fence around your house involves several steps to ensure that you find a qualified and reliable contractor. Here’s a step-by-step guide: Define Your Needs: – Determine the purpose of the fence (privacy, security, aesthetics)....

Types of Insulation in Old Times

The use of insulation to regulate temperature dates back thousands of years, and various materials have been employed throughout history. One of the earliest forms of insulation was likely natural materials such as straw, animal skins, and mud. In ancient times,...

Poor Insulation in the Cold

Bad insulation in a house can have a significant impact on heat retention and energy efficiency. Here are some ways in which poor insulation affects the heating of a house: 1. Heat Loss: Inadequate insulation allows heat to escape from the house, especially during...

Ice Storm Damage

Ice storms can cause various types of damage to houses. Some common damages include: 1. Ice Accumulation on Roofs: Accumulation of ice on roofs can lead to structural damage and leaks. The weight of the ice can stress the roof structure, causing it to sag or even...

Happy Holidays

From our family to yours – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! An Irish Blessing: “God bless the corners of your house and all the lintels blessed. Bless the hearth and bless the board and bless each place of rest. Bless each door that opens wide to...