Home Security Systems | Sovereign Construction Services

Home Security System – Yes or No?

Ads promoting home security systems are everywhere. Who hasn’t seen the TV commercials with suspicious-looking types lurking around the front porch of a home, primed to steal recently delivered packages just as the homeowner chimes in (remotely), tells the burglars to take a hike, and then hits the alarm? With their promise of protecting home…

Collegeville Porch Addition | Sovereign Construction Services

Creating a better entrance to a home

Enhance the Entrance to Your Home – Inside and Out. When we walk or drive through the streets of residential communities, our eyes tend to rest on certain homes – those we find attractive for one reason or another. Curb appeal is important for a number of reasons, including keeping up home values in the…

Small Bathroom Remodel | Sovereign Construction Services

Make A Small Bathroom Seem Bigger

There are many ways to make the most of a small bathroom space and even make it seem bigger. A small square footage allows opportunity for creative use of space and unique storage options. What matters most to you in a bathroom should be your guide in determining the fixtures and furnishings to be used…

Roof Cleaning | Sovereign Construction Services

Protect the Roof Over Your Head… With Annual Cleaning

The roof represents a major expense when building or renovating a house. It is also the most vulnerable exterior surface, with constant exposure to bombarding by Mother Nature’s harshest elements: pounding rain, snow, ice, scorching sun, wind-driven falling debris, and growing and spreading algae or moss. Even so, the average life expectancy of a roof…

Hard Water | Sovereign Construction Services

Hard Water Can Make Life Hard

What is hard water? Water that contains high concentrations of minerals such as calcium and magnesium is considered hard. These minerals can gradually build up in fixtures and appliances, causing deposits in plumbing pipes all throughout the house. These deposits can lead to dingy, scratchy clothes from the washing machine and itchy skin and dull…

Egress Window | Sovereign Construction Services

Basement Egress for Safety and Comfort

Basement windows and doors are not only a source of light and fresh air, but are required by national and state residential building codes. Egress options may not be top of mind when building or renovating your home, but they are actually a critical component that require very specific attention. If you can picture a…

Sump Pump | Sovereign Construction Services

Do I Need a Sump Pump

A high percentage of homes will, at some point, experience some form of dampness or water damage in the basement, whether the damage is from flooding, a faulty appliance, a pipe leak, or some other unforeseen circumstance. Homeowners should be concerned about the potential for water damage and take steps to keep water out or…

Smart Home Technology | Sovereign Construction Services

What is a “Smart” Home?

Smart People Love Smart Homes The dictionary defines the term smart home as a home that is “equipped with lighting, heating, and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by phone or computer.” Tasks most homeowners are used to handling themselves can now be automated to make life easier and getting things done more efficiently.…