• 3 Flooring Choices For Your Next Home Remodeling Project

    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.

  • How to Use an Iron to Remove Dog Stains in Your Carpet

    24 November 2014

    Man's best friend can quickly become a woman's worst nightmare. Housebreaking puppies is a difficult task that can leave many stains in your carpet. Older dogs with failing bladders can be just as damaging to the carpet, if not more. If you have pet stains in your carpet that you cannot remove using the traditional pet stain cleaning products and your carpet scrubber, you may be able to get them out using an old clothes iron.

  • How To Take Care Of Wicker Furniture

    24 November 2014

    If you have just bought some wicker furniture for your home, you will want to do your best to keep it looking new and at its best. Wicker furniture is visually appealing and comes in a variety of colors and styles. Since the pieces are woven, it is easy for debris to get embedded within. With a little effort, it is possible to keep your wicker furniture looking as new is it was when you first purchased the set.

  • Outdoor Lighting For Ambiance And Safety

    21 November 2014

    If you are considering enhancing your outdoor space with lighting, you are probably trying to figure out which type of lighting will work best for your space. Each type of lighting has its own unique benefits and appeal. The best choice for your space depends on where you are putting the lighting and how you want it to look. Continue reading to learn more about the different types of outdoor lighting to help you decide which ones are best for your space:

  • Benefits Of Waterproofing Your Basement

    14 November 2014

    When it comes to making a basement more secure and building a more solid foundation, waterproofing is key. A waterproof basement benefits you and your home in more ways than one. Explore the many benefits to waterproofing your basement in the Chicago area and gaining more confidence in your home. What basement waterproofing is Basement waterproofing works by sealing cracks and crevices in your current basement to prevent leaks and flooding, as well as additional precautions.

  • 3 Options Of Flooring That Give You The Look Of Hardwood

    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.

  • Tips For Great Window Treatments For Your Kitchen

    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.

  • Answer These Four Questions To Learn Whether You Can Benefit From A Metal Roof

    14 November 2014

    Metal roofs are durable and beautiful, but they are also costly. Therefore, before you install a metal roof over your house, you should probably evaluate its performance-to-cost ratio to determine its long-term value.  Answering these four questions will help you to determine just that: How long do you want to own the property? Since the durability of metal roofing is one of its strongest points, you have to ask yourself how long you plan to use the house.

  • Why Shopping From A Store Beats Buying Used Furniture

    14 November 2014

    Are you current in the market for new furniture? If so, and you want to be sure that you maximize your investment while buying high quality and presentable furniture, then you may want to consider shopping for new furniture from a local retail store. There are many benefits that you can receive from your furniture store which will protect your investment and improve your shopping experience. You can enjoy the following services:

  • How To Ensure Hot Water By Cleaning Your Flame Arrestor And Air Filter

    14 November 2014

    Keeping hot water flowing through the home is an essential part of your plumbing system. A hot water heater needs to be carefully maintained so that it can efficiently heat the water in your home and distribute it to showers, dishwashers, and sinks. Some water heaters will start to have issues and the pilot light will continue to go out if regular maintenance is not given to the water heater. One common problem is that of the pilot light going out.