26 October 2016
Radiators are a common form of residential heating that make use of hot water or steam to provide heat to specific rooms throughout a house. However, over time air can become trapped in the pipes of your radiator, which prevents the radiator from providing heat to the room. Thankfully, if this does occur, all you have to do is bleed the radiator of the excess air to get it working again, a fairly simple process that only requires a few basic tools.
7 October 2015
If you have noticed an occasional mouse or two scooting through your home, chances are a whole lot more of them are harbored in your walls, attic or crawl space. Once you have a few mice, they can become a huge problem if they are not eliminated effectively. Here are a few ways you can deter mice from using your home as their stomping grounds, and some ways to eliminate them for good if they become excessive in number.
26 November 2014
If you live in an area with a hard water supply, then you might find yourself regularly frustrated upon opening your dishwasher, only to find that your dishes are covered in unsightly hard water stains. Specifically, these stains are caused by minerals found in the water, such as magnesium and limestone. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to remove these stains and enjoy sparkling clean dishes. Invest in a Water Softener
25 November 2014
Are you in the process of planning a spring home renovation project? Are you still trying to decide whether to keep your old flooring or install new flooring? Here are some advantages and drawbacks of different flooring types, to better help you decide: Carpet: Advantages: Carpet comes in a wide variety of colors and textures to match nearly any decor. If you have young children who are just learning how to walk, carpet can provide a cushioning surface, in case of falls.
14 November 2014
No doubt hardwood floors are one of the most desired floors for houses. Many people try to put some sort of hardwood into their house, believing that it will not only improve the look, but the resale value as well. When budget does not allow for such an investment, people can turn to some less expensive alternatives that may not affect resale value as significantly as hardwood but will provide the look.
14 November 2014
One of the most common rooms that homeowners enjoy decorating, and even redecorating, is the kitchen. Whether it's painting or purchasing new furniture and/or appliances, people want their kitchen to look its best since they're some of the most common rooms where people gather to converse with one another, whether it be for a family dinner or holiday party. However, one of the best ways to spruce up your kitchen is to utilize window treatments.