Arrow Building Center: Blog Channelhttp://abc-clc.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/12000/12177/thumb_abc_logo.jpgArrow Building Centerhttp://abc-clc.comen-USCopyright 2014, Arrow Building CenterFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:14:18 -0400Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:14:18 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comWhat to Look For: Inspecting your Insulation and Weather Strippingblog_243131413345600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/24313/what-to-look-for-inspecting-your-insulation-and-weather-strippingAs the cold weather approaches and your furnace begins its annual duties, we often think of ways to make our homes more energy efficient. One thing that can make a big impact on energy savings at a reasonable cost is inspecting your insulation and weatherstripping.BlogsWed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Your Home Fire Safety Checklistblog_239941412136000http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/23994/your-home-fire-safety-checklistSince October is Fire Safety Month, it seems like the appropriate time to go over what you can do in regards to fire safety in your home. According to the CDC, deaths from fires and burns are still the third leading cause of fatal home injuries. Of these deaths, 70% are due to smoke inhalation.BlogsWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Is it Time to Add More Attic Insulation?blog_161481410753600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/16148/is-it-time-to-add-more-attic-insulationSo, you've got your new windows and doors. All of your weather-stripping is in place and your house is sealed against the elements. You may think you're all set for the approaching cold weather.BlogsMon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400DIY Tips for Repairing a Cracked Basement Wallblog_232191409544000http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/23219/diy-tips-for-repairing-a-cracked-basement-wallIf you find excessive dampness your basement, the likely culprit could be a crack in your basement wall. When you consider that your basement walls hold up your entire house, then knowing that there are cracks present can sound a little intimidating.BlogsMon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Repairing Rotted Window Sillsblog_227921408075200http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/22792/repairing-rotted-window-sillsWindow sills take quite a beating. Constant exposure to the sun, rain and ice can take a toll, especially when water finds its way beneath the layer of paint and caulk. Ongoing exposure to moisture can cause the sill to rot, a process that only gets worse over time.BlogsFri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400Home Preparation Tips for Summer Stormsblog_225301406865600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/22530/home-preparation-tips-for-summer-stormsYou take the good with the bad. A fact of life that is all too true in relation to summer weather. While Mother Nature can spoil us with her bright sunny days and warm breezes, she still manages to let us know who's in charge now and then.BlogsFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400DIY Tips for Installing a French Drainblog_219871405396800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21987/diy-tips-for-installing-a-french-drainA French drain is typically used to alleviate drainage issues in your yard, lawn or garden. These problems often occur in situations where land is at or near the bottom of a slope.BlogsTue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Gutter Installation Tipsblog_217831404187200http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21783/gutter-installation-tipsGutters play an important role in keeping your home safe from water damage. Without them, your foundation can be weakened over time; water can seep into your basement, or at the very least, splash onto your siding or damage landscaping and foliage below.BlogsTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Designs and Designers – the Make or Break of every projectblog_215451403668800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21545/designs-and-designers-the-make-or-break-of-every-project6 steps to a good design Are good designs a good idea? They are not only a good idea they are every bit as important as a solid foundation. Your customer has poured hours of thought and care into deciding to build a new home, or expand their current one.BlogsWed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400How to Repair Old Windows blog_213051402804800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/21305/how-to-repair-old-windows-One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.BlogsSun, 15 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400