28 December 2017
Many homeowners are increasing their expenditures on renovations, but you don't need to break your bank account to fix up your home. There are low-cost ways to have fresh finishes, an impressive entrance, a catchy kitchen, and a better bath. This article helps you spruce up your home through ways that you can truly afford. Fresh Finishes This is probably the quickest way to rejuvenate your home. Try marble cleaning to refresh old flooring.
6 December 2017
The best way to deal with water damage is to prevent it in the first place. There are specific maintenance steps you can take to keep water out of your home and prevent water damage from occurring in the first place. #1 Keep Your Gutters Clean One way to prevent water damage to your home is by making sure that water flows correctly from your roof through your drainage system. The best way to keep your drainage system working properly is by keeping your gutters clean.
10 November 2017
When you're looking to get the most out of your woodwork or other sanding projects, it's important that you learn the ins and outs of how to tackle the project. By learning the tricks of the trade, you'll be in a better position to have a finished product that you're happy with. This takes some information and practice, so follow these points below and don't hesitate to get in touch with a supplies shop that can sell you what you need.
10 October 2017
If your home has been struck by a disaster, such as a flood, then you want to make sure you take the appropriate steps to get the mess cleaned up while you stay safe and do everything in the right order. Here are great tips that will educate you on the best ways to take care of things after your home suffers a flood – Stay safe when you return – If your flooding was enough to keep you out of your home for a while then you want to make sure that you stay safe upon your return to the house.
12 September 2017
If a small fire broke out in your kitchen and your antique linen tablecloth and some fine china are covered in soot, salvaging the items as well as airing out and cleaning the kitchen can be achieved by completing the cleaning instructions that are listed below. As a result of the repair steps, your kitchen, and possessions will be restored to the condition they were in previous to the incident:
24 August 2017
If you want to have a more energy efficient boiler, then retrofitting your system with geothermal, biomass or solar water heaters is a great way to reduce energy consumption. Geothermal will give you energy stored in the earth, while biomass will give you an alternative fuel resource and solar energy can be used with an existing boiler. Here are a few different ways to upgrade your existing boiler with renewable energy resources:
14 August 2017
As a homeowner, you are probably aware of the importance of regular inspections of your home's exterior in order to keep things in good repair. Unfortunately, one of the most commonly overlooked areas is the gutters. The gutters are an extremely important part of your home; they are designed to direct water away from your homes windows, walls, doors and even the foundation, preventing the water from making its way inside.
11 July 2017
If your area has regular flooding, how concerned are you about the damage? Homes that have obvious damage from soaked supports, stained carpets, or sinking foundations have equally obvious concerns, but what if your home didn't have direct damage? Even if your home was seemingly untouched by flood waters, a standing water issue near your home could still lead to one of the silent threats to home improvement: mold. Here are a few mold situations that you may not have noticed, just to help you get the repairs you need before it gets bad:
24 June 2017
Hanging on to pieces of history can be a difficult challenge. Having items around your house that remind you of days gone by or that tie you to your family history may require those items to have a functional purpose, so a clock can fit that role very well. As time goes on, however, your clock may be less able to keep that time and remain attractive. Professional clock restoration can be a great way to bring both the form and the function back to your antiques, but it's important that you develop a complete understanding of what lies ahead.
19 June 2017
If you live in a flood zone, and you use a sump pump as part of your waterproofing system, now's the time to get it up and ready for winter. The last thing you want to deal with is a flooded basement because your sump pump wasn't up and running efficiently. To make sure your sump pump is problem-free this winter, here are four simple steps you should take while the weather is clear.