About Marcus Thompson

About Marcus Thompson

  • The Four Rs Of Hiring A Structural Engineer For Your Home Building Project

    When you begin building your own home, you may wonder what type of contractors that you need to hire. There are a few obvious ones such as a carpenter and possibly an architect, but what about a structural engineer? Structural engineers design the infrastructure that make an architect's plans come to life. For commercial structures such as sky scrapers and buildings with unique angles and features, this role is essential. However, for the basic home builder, is a structural engineer a necessary contractor?

  • Signs That Your Foundation Needs To Be Repaired

    When you own a home, it is important to make sure that the foundation of that home is always in the best possible shape. After all, depending on the problem, a foundation issue can cause many more problems throughout the home. This is why it is imperative to make sure that you are well aware of the various foundation problems so you can spot them and have them corrected in a timely manner.

  • How To Deodorize Your Home A/C

    Having a clean and properly functioning air conditioner is essential in hot, humid weather. However, if you don't give your air conditioner proper maintenance, it can fill your home with an unpleasant odor that makes it almost not worth having the cool air. If you want to keep your home pleasant as well as cool, you need to clean your air conditioner. Fortunately, this is a fairly simple process, as the following will show.

  • 4 Ways To Clean Your Rain Gutters Without A Ladder

    If you are tired of cleaning your rain gutters, you are not alone. While rain gutters need to be properly cleaned to be well-maintained, no one really relishes this activity. In most cases, cleaning your rain gutters involves climbing a ladder and clearing them of leaves and other debris. However, there are ways to clean rain gutters without ever climbing a ladder. Here are four ways to do this. Gutter Vacuum

  • Questions And Answers For Those Considering Building A Custom Luxury Home

    Building a dream home is something that many people will fantasize about for much of their lives. In addition to potentially being a sound and profitable investment, a custom luxury home can ensure that you and your family are comfortable for years to come. Yet, these are major projects, and most people will not have much experience with them. As a result, there may be a couple of questions you need answered when choosing between building a custom home or buying a pre-existing home.

  • About Me

    About Marcus Thompson

    My name is Marcus Thompson and about 8 years ago I found myself raising 3 children on my own. Before becoming a single father, I was too busy in my corporate world to even realize my home was falling apart. However, as I began spending more time at home, I began to notice all of the issues that were quickly causing my home's value to decrease. I couldn't afford to hire a contractor to fix these issues, so little by little, I began learning how to fix these problems myself. Over the years, I became a dedicated DIY enthusiast who is capable of fixing any issue I may encounter in my home. Creating this website is my way of sharing everything I have learned over the years with other parents and homeowners so that they too can begin taking control of any issues they may experience with their home.