21 November 2014
Do you love to work in your yard? If you are like most proactive homeowners, you are probably eager to grab your work gloves, get outside, and start taking care of business as soon as you get a free afternoon. Unfortunately, not keeping electrical safety in mind can cost you if you aren't careful. Here are two electrical safety tips that you should remember whenever you work outside. 1: Assume All Wires Are Live
14 November 2014
The cold winter months can cause havoc with your home's roof. Unfortunately, some new homeowners may not know much about these problems, and as a result, they may be accidentally exposing their roofs to higher risks of damage. In particular, there are two tips you can follow that will help your roof avoid sustaining major damage this coming winter: Prevent Ice Dams From Ruining Your Roof Ice dams form when snow on your roof melts but refreezes when it approaches the ledge.
12 November 2014
With the cold air fast approaching, now is the time to think about ways to keep the warm air inside of your home. The rising costs of fuel and energy bills are always a concern throughout the winter months. There are many ways that you can keep your home warmer and more airtight as the weather turns frigid. Vinyl Window Inserts Buying customized vinyl window inserts can help add an additional layer of insulation to keep your room warm and toasty.
7 November 2014
There are some of you who will buck the urbanization trend. You don't want skyscrapers and great theater. You want open skies and room to roam. You dream of fresh eggs, organic gardens and healthy children riding fat ponies. You're always looking in the papers for that perfect homesteading property. One of your main concerns is where you will live on your little slice of Eden. Some great properties are remote, overgrown and not connected to utilities.
6 November 2014
Many families find that their home heating oil bill is one of their largest expenses. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of different things that you can do to help lower the cost of this particular bill. 1. Seize The Power Of Space Heaters If your and your family tend to hang out together in just one or two rooms of your home then you may want to consider getting a space heater.
5 November 2014
The kitchen sink is a vital part of the home due to cooking and the related cleanup. Frequent use and problematic plumbing can both lead to ongoing problems with the sink that are interfering with your daily life. Thankfully, the most common problem have easy enough solutions. Dripping Water The sound of a constantly dripping faucet is enough to make anyone annoyed. If your kitchen tap continues to drip even when it is firmly turned off, there's a good chance it's merely loose or damaged washers inside the faucet assembly.
4 November 2014
If you feel like your old metal radiator is making your home an eyesore, there are some clever ways you can disguise it to become a useful component of the room's decor. Depending on the room and the look you want to achieve, you can easily transform these elements into stylish furnishings that will never reveal what is hiding beneath. Four fixes for your radiator include: 4. Clever benches This approach works best for low, long radiators that are near or up against a wall.