Things to Check Before Using Your Fireplace

“Creating a yearly budget for home improvement and maintenance helps prevent overspending, and encourages you to put aside money for major replacements — such as new roofing or a kitchen appliance — that come up every few years.”

“Protect your home finances by knowing how much you’ll probably spend each year. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau says that average annual maintenance and home improvement expenditures are about $3,300 per household.”

How to Seal 4 Hidden Air Leaks in Your House by Martin Holladay-Fine Homebuilding Magazine

A 1⁄8-in. crack doesn’t seem like much to worry about, but a 1⁄8-in. crack that runs the length of your house amounts to a square hole 8 in. on a side—a big-enough hole to toss a cat through. Because it is a crack, you can seal it with caulk, but not all holes in the building envelope are cracks that can be sealed with a tube of caulk. Some of them really are big enough to toss a cat through, and they need to be sealed with sheet goods such as drywall, rigid foam, or plywood.

Some common gaps and holes are listed in the Energy Star thermal-bypass checklist. Among the most common holes found in poorly sealed houses are holes near soffits, chases, and bathtubs.

Wall To Wall Construction Volunteers For Annual Catonsville Middle School Mulch Drive!

Wall To Wall Construction volunteers 3 vehicles for the Annual Catonsville Middle School mulch drive! Thanks to Mr. Thorne and all the volunteers for another successful fundraising event!

Wall To Wall Construction Earns…Angies List 2011 Super Service Award!

Wall To Wall Construction, LLC Earns Coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award
This award reflects businesses’ consistently high level of customer service

Wall To Wall Construction, LLC has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.

“We are very proud of this designation and want to thank all of our satisfied customers that have supported us this year” Gregory Wall, President

“Only a fraction of the businesses rated on Angie’s List can claim the sterling customer service record of being a Super Service Award winner because we set a high bar,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “The fact that Wall To Wall Construction, LLC can claim Super Service Award status speaks volumes about its dedication to consumers

Angie’s List Super Service Award winners have met strict eligibility requirements including earning a minimum number of reports, an exemplary rating from their customers and abiding by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service business ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List, but members can find the 2011 Super Service Award logo next to business names in search results on

Angie’s List collects consumer reviews on local contractors and doctors in more than 500 service categories. Currently, more than 1 million consumers across the U.S. rely on Angie’s List to help them make the best hiring decisions. Members get unlimited access to local ratings via Internet or phone, exclusive discounts, the Angie’s List magazine and help from the Angie’s List complaint resolution service. Take a quick tour of Angie’s List and view the latest Angie’s List news.

CNN Reports On Home Improvement Trends & Provides Tips on Hiring Contractors!

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Wall To Wall Completes Another Catonsville Main Street Renovation!

We received some press for the Appalachian Bluegrass renovation at 643 Frederick Road in Catonsville.  This was another exciting makeover for this hopping revitalization business district. We used some great materials to include: CertainTeed Symphony Composit Slate, Englert Metals Standing Seam Metal Roofing, CertainTeed Insulated Siding and more…

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Hurricane Irene Alert!

We hope everyone and their families are safe and sound after this incredible storm. Please remember to contact your insurance companies right away should you have experienced storm damage.

Please remember to call us for all your Roofing, Siding and Gutter needs as a result of the storm. Our sister company Axiom Roofing and Siding is equipped to respond to your requests immediately.

Contact us at 410-788-3966 or 410-788-3990!

2011 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report From Remodeling Magazine

Do you ever wonder if it makes sense to do a remodeling project?  If so this is a great resource to think about all those projects that have been nagging you.  Remember we tend to live in a more affluent part of the country so I always advise my clients to analyze the higher end price resources.

National Data

This site compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale. Choose your state to display data for one of 9 regions; choose any one of 80 U.S. cities to download a PDF with local data. Click on a project name to see a project description and 3-D model.  For more information on the Remodeling 2010–11 Cost vs. Value Report, click on  the link listed below.