http://murtaghconstruction.com Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:39:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 Home Projects To Complete Before Spring http://murtaghconstruction.com/home-projects-complete-spring/ http://murtaghconstruction.com/home-projects-complete-spring/#respond Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:39:51 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=968 Spring is a time of new beginnings. It’s also a time where the weather is fairly unpredictable, and one week can pour down rain while the next can bring sunshine and mild warmth. For this reason, it’s a good idea to get home projects done before spring begins. While you can’t tackle just any home […]

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Prevent Freezing Pipes And Further Problems This Winter http://murtaghconstruction.com/prevent-freezing-pipes-problems-winter/ Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:32:16 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=963 With the cold winter spell upon us, the freezing temperatures can cause your pipes to crack or burst, which can result in significant damage to your plumbing system and your entire home. Fortunately, there are some measures you can take while the weather is still nice to prevent frozen pipes when winter strikes. Pipe-Wrap Insulation […]

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How To Keep Snow And Ice From Damaging Your Deck http://murtaghconstruction.com/how-to-keep-snow-and-ice-from-damaging-your-deck/ Tue, 19 Dec 2017 20:33:40 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=959 As a deck owner, it is very imperative to look for ways of taking good care of your composite or wood decking material, the same way you would look after any expensive item that you have. When it comes to snow and ice, your deck is designed to withstand more weight as compared to your […]

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How To Prepare Your Wood Deck For Harsh Winter Weather http://murtaghconstruction.com/how-to-prepare-your-wood-deck-for-harsh-winter-weather/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 20:42:30 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=954 Fall is a favorite season among many homeowners, but as the temperatures dip and the leaves change, comes the reminder that you must prepare your outdoor spaces such as patios, sundecks, porches and wood decks for the harsh winter elements that are just around the corner. Preservation and preparation for the winter months can help […]

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5 Ways To Winterize Your Home http://murtaghconstruction.com/5-ways-to-winterize-your-home/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:49:41 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=951 With temperatures beginning to plunge, it’s time to winterize your home and get ready to save money on those dreaded winter heating bills. A few small adjustments or upgrades can save you a lot of money over the course of those bitter cold and windy Philadelphia winters. Here are a few tips to use to […]

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Ten Ways To Upgrade Your Deck http://murtaghconstruction.com/ten-deck-upgrade/ Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:34:26 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=943 Your outdoor living space can significantly affect how you entertain and enjoy the space outside your home. You would be surprised at how many ways there are to upgrade your deck and once you do, you will be the envy of all your friends and they will want to spend relaxing days enjoying your deck […]

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How Much Will A House Remodel Cost You? http://murtaghconstruction.com/house-remodel-cost/ Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:46:21 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=937 Remodeling your home is not only an exciting venture to embark upon, it can also increase the value of your home. The cost of renovating your home will depend on several factors including the scope of the project, the materials and equipment needed to complete the project, and the hiring of a contractor to do […]

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How Do You Waterproof Your Basement? http://murtaghconstruction.com/waterproof-basement/ Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:27:54 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=929 A dry and warm basement in your home can be an excellent storage, gym, playroom, or even a living room. However, due to its proximity to the soil and downspout drainage, water may pool around it and easily seep through holes, cracks, or mortars. This may damage your household items, the actual structure of your […]

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Brick Work Repairs: Costs And Related Information http://murtaghconstruction.com/brick-work-repairs/ Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:36:36 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=920 Brick is beautiful and durable. In fact, most brick work can last a very long time. When it finally does need some repair work, it will be quite obvious. Cracks, chipped corners, and even the presence of weeds poking through warrants attention. So, how do you fix it? Can you do it yourself and save […]

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Symptoms Of Water Intrusion And How To Fix It In Stucco Homes http://murtaghconstruction.com/water-intrusion-symptoms/ Wed, 24 May 2017 18:30:34 +0000 http://murtaghconstruction.com/?p=911 Having water intrusion in your home can be an overwhelming experience. Not only is it dangerous, but it’s a potentially expensive fix. It is important to assess your situation and figure out if water intrusion is really at play. From there, you can have a better understanding of what the next steps for a solution […]

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