The ability to differentiate between home repairs and improvements that you can make yourself and those that will require the help of a contractor is a very important skill to have. Not only will this skill prevent you from spending more money than you need to on professional services, but it will also help you to avoid costly mistakes by attempting DIY projects that are out of your league. It is my hope that this information contained in this blog will help you to obtain this skill. More importantly, it is my hope that once you have identified a project you wish to take on, this information in this blog will help you to get the job done.
25 June 2015
Dealing with toilet clogs is never a pleasant experience, but it's something that most homeowners and even renters will run into at one point or another. When a serious clog occurs, it's in your best interest to call a plumbing professional. However, there are some steps that you and others in your household can take to help prevent toilet clogs and prolong the life of your home's plumbing system as a whole.
18 June 2015
Installing hardwood floors is a great way to transform any room. Hardwood is a stylish and extremely durable flooring option for just about any room in a home. This article will explain the installation process of prefabricated products. Getting the Right Product You can easily install your hardwood floor on your own with minimal power tools, but only if you buy the right product. Some hardwood flooring products need to be installed by professionals.
5 June 2015
As summer nearly approaches it is important that you are able to stay as comfortable as possible in your own home, even given the warm outside temperatures. Not only do you want to feel comfortable in your home, but you also want to be certain that your air conditioner isn't going to break the bank this summer. To ensure you are not overworking your AC system, here are a few things that you can do at home for no-cost to improve the performance of your air conditioning unit:
13 May 2015
If you have a sick or dying tree, your first inclination might be to cut it down, but you don't always have to. Dying trees that are strong and pose no threat to life, limb or property are great additions to your natural environment. Not only do they provide shade, they provide housing for a wide range of critters. So it's always a good idea to keep a dying tree as long as possible.
22 April 2015
Has it been years, perhaps even decades, since you last replaced your flooring? Are you unsure what color your Bill Clinton-era carpet was originally? If you're trying to decide whether to replace your carpet or install hardwood flooring, here are some reasons for you to choose a new carpet installation: Time saving: A hardwood floor needs to be swept and mopped frequently, in order to stay clean. It also needs frequent waxing or polishing, in order to preserve the hardwood surface.