No One Should Feel Claustrophobic in Their Own Home

« Back to Home

How To Find The Perfect Auto Glass Repair Shop For A Windshield Replacement

Posted on

The windshield on your vehicle is strong, but it’s not indestructible. It will in fact crack and need to be replaced at some point. This replacement needs to be performed by an auto glass repair shop. You can choose the right one using these tips.  See If Technicians Are Licensed Before you let anyone work on your vehicle, you need to make sure the technicians at the auto glass repair shop are licensed. Read More»

Bermuda Shutters Offer Protection And Shade

Posted on

A lot of homes in the United States have faux exterior shutters that don’t do anything except make the house look pretty, and many others use shutters only inside the house. Exterior shutters that actually open and close, as you find in those quintessential European village photos, aren’t that common—unless you live in storm country. Whether you’re facing hurricane threats every year or want to protect window glass against straight-line winds, or even if you just want to add some shade to your house, shutters are a fantastic addition. Read More»

Switching to Hardwood Flooring? 4 Different Types and How to Choose

Posted on

Your floor is definitely a great investment. You can make any room look more attractive, functional, and modern. The floor largely informs the entire style of any room. That is, without inappropriately stylish floor, the rest of your home decor can look out of place. Of course, hardwoods are among the most popular flooring materials. However, not all hardwood floors are one and the same. This article looks at a few different options you have when shopping for hardwood flooring products. Read More»

Protecting The Foundation To A House

Posted on

Did you recently have to invest in getting the foundation to your house repaired? If you don’t want to spend money on more repairs in an untimely manner, it is important to take preventative measures to keep the foundation in good shape. You will actually do a few things on the exterior of your house, as well as the interior if you have a basement. The key is to prevent the foundation from shifting out of place and developing cracks. Read More»

Is Your HVAC Frozen? Get Answers To The Questions You May Have

Posted on

Believe it or not, but a frozen HVAC is a problem that is fairly common and can occur even during the summer months. But if you walk outside and notice ice on your HVAC system, you may have many questions, especially if this is your first time encountering this problem. Getting answers to the questions you have can help you to understand what causes the ice to build up, how to correct it and what can be done to prevent this problem from happening in the future. Read More»

How to Frame Your New Window Properly to Ensure it Lasts

Posted on

If you are working on an old home, the windows may be badly degraded. If they were neglected long enough, or simply weren’t installed correctly all those years ago, the window frame will need to be replaced. Here is what you need to concern yourself with in order to ensure correct installation. Ensure the Window Frame is Properly Sized & Braced When framing out a window, start at the top and work your way down. Read More»

How To Effectively Remove Moisture Saturation From Drywall

Posted on

Homeowners usually recognize the urgent need to remove flood water from carpeting or flooring, but they often fail to grasp the seriousness of saturated drywall. Even if the water level only reaches a couple of inches, the drywall will absorb water and begin wicking it up the side of the wall. Within a matter of days, water can be pulled several feet up a wall and turn a minor flood into a disaster for homeowners. Read More»

How To Prevent Debris From Bypassing Your Central Air Conditioning And Heating System Filter

Posted on

Central heating and air conditioning systems depend on a supply of clean air to keep them operating efficiently and to achieve a long lifespan. That’s why air filters at the intake must be kept clean or regularly replaced. However, in the effort to maintain the filter, it’s easy to overlook the cracks and crevices that exist around the filter. Inadequate sealing around air filters can allow damaging debris to slip into the entering airflow. Read More»

How To Determine The Amount Of Wire Mesh You Will Need For A New Garden

Posted on

Whether you are a contractor adding a garden for a client or a potential homesteader trying gardening for the first time, you may be surprised by how helpful basic wire mesh can be in the garden. Below is an outline of some of the basic uses of wire mesh and the amount you will need to start a small garden in a 10’ by 16’ plot.  Miniature Greenhouses  You can start the planting season up to a month earlier if you use a miniature greenhouse to help keep frost from harming delicate seedlings in your garden. Read More»

During A Storm: 3 Tips For Heating Your Home Without Electricity

Posted on

As a homeowner, you most likely understand the stress involved in heating your home through the winter months. With extreme temperatures and heavy winter precipitation affecting a large portion of the world through the winter, you are probably seeing a large increase in your heating bills. Although necessary for your family’s comfort, heating your home can be very costly through the intense winter season. Unfortunately, the Blizzard of 2015 is causing vehicle accidents and power outages all across the east coast. Read More»