• Four Ways to Keep Lady Bugs Away from Your Home This Fall

    23 November 2016

    Lady bugs might seem cute and harmless, but when there are swarms of them covering your home in the fall, they quickly become an annoyance. If you notice some of these pests starting to flock to your property, there are a few easy ways to deter them from your home, and more importantly, keep them from finding their way inside. Seal all of the cracks and crevices in your home.

  • How To Bleed A Radiator

    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.

  • Prevent Exposed Plumbing That Leads To A Septic System From Bursting

    30 September 2016

    Prevent exposed plumbing that leads to your home's septic system from bursting during the winter by insulating it with the steps below. Once the pipe sections have been covered with insulating tape and a foam cover, water and liquid waste that runs through the plumbing will not be likely to freeze and cause the pipe sections to expand when they thaw out. Materials soapy water sponge towel metal file roll of insulated plumbing tape scissors measuring tape foam insulating sleeve wide thermal tape heat lamp Clean The Plumbing's Exterior And Secure Insulated Tape

  • Use Decorative Film To Conceal Scratches In A Glass Shower Door And Add Privacy

    6 September 2016

    Conceal scratches in a glass shower door's exterior and add privacy to a shower stall by securing a colorful piece of decorative film to the glass with the steps below. A piece of film that matches other colors or patterns that are displayed in the bathroom will provide the shower door with a customized appearance. Materials Needed glass cleaner lint-free cleaning cloths measuring tape washable marker self-adhesive film mild detergent water spray misting bottle surgical gloves squeegee seam roller Clean, Measure, And Mark The Door's Exterior

  • Consider Professional Landscape Services While Attempting To Sell Your Home

    10 August 2016

    Having a beautiful landscape on your property is an ideal way to encourage you to spend time outside. However, you may not have taken advantage of this opportunity as a homeowner, and now you are in the process of selling your home. Although it might not be feasible to create an intricate landscape with features such as attractive landscaping rocks and outdoor lighting that fits with your land, you can still get professional landscape services to get your home in the condition it needs to be in for selling.

  • Learn How To Remodel Your Bathroom To Make It More Accommodating If You Are Restricted To A Wheelchair

    20 July 2016

    If you are restricted to a wheelchair, having a home that is customized to suit your needs can make daily living easier. One area that you may want to remodel first is your bathroom. Traditional bathrooms can often be difficult to navigate when restricted to a wheelchair and can pose many dangers. Use the guide below to learn how to have your bathroom remodeled to meet your specific needs. Have a Barrier-Free Shower Installed

  • Three Ways To Use Precast Stone In Your Outdoor Or Garden Space

    24 June 2016

    If you are looking for a beautiful addition that will give depth to your outdoor or garden space, look no further than precast stone. This material will provide your landscaping design with a unique look that you will not be able to create as quickly and inexpensively with too many other materials. Not only is precast stone beautiful and easy to design with, it is also strong, resilient, and if installed correctly, it will last a lifetime.

  • 3 Home Improvement Projects To Protect Your Family From Summer Storms

    27 May 2016

    The temperatures are going to be rising soon, and this means that in addition to the heat, you will be dealing with summer storms. In some areas, storms can cause billions of dollars' worth of damage. This is why you want to protect your home and your family with improvements like shutters or a storm cellar. Here are some home improvement projects that you may want to consider to keep your family safe during summer storms:

  • Comparing Wood And Vinyl Window Shutters

    3 May 2016

    Window shutters are designed to protect your windows against extreme weather conditions, but also fulfill a decorative role, and can add to the overall aesthetic of a room. The two most common types of shutters are wood and vinyl shutters. Though both types of shutters are similar in their function, their material differences lend each variant a distinctive set of advantages and disadvantages. Understanding the differences between wood and vinyl shutters can help you choose the one that best fits your needs.

  • 3 Crucial Tips About A Tenant's Rights And Responsibilities When Dealing With A Property Management Company

    6 April 2016

    One problem that tenants often face is not knowing their rights when it comes to renting their property. In order to have a beneficial and professional relationship with the people who represent your landlord, it's important to have the following information. #1-Know How To Properly Ask For Repairs Although it's easy to assume that when you need a repair, you should simply call the property management company, doing so isn't always sufficient.