Cooking is truly about creating a beautiful work of art, from colorful ingredients to stylish serving pieces. Don’t hide these gorgeous items behind a pantry door. Display your kitchen essentials[...]
Now that the balmy, lazy days of summer are officially in full swing, it only makes sense that you’re spending a lot more time outside. Among other things, that likely means[...]
Now that your children are out of school, let them help you keep the household clean and de-cluttered. These summer organization tips make it easy. New Habits Means Less Time[...]
Water Line
August 16, 2019 | No Comments
Running water is a modern convenience that many of us can take for granted. We rarely think about the water line that is responsible for bringing that cool clean water[...]
Radon is often found in trace amounts in the air outside your home. A test can reveal whether it’s inside your home, and regular maintenance can help keep it out.[...]
There’s no need to settle and keep things ordinary in your home. Everyday items can be much more fun with a little thought and creativity. You don’t have to have[...]
Mold is one of the most frustrating problems a homeowner can deal with. When you’ve gone through the mold remediation process, it’s essential that you double-check all the work that[...]
If you are planning to sell a house this summer (or any season, really), it is important to consider all the benefits you can get from a pre-listing inspection. While[...]
Building downtime into your summer schedule is one key summer organization tip. It can be all too easy to cram the days with activities leaving you and your family little[...]
Scheduling a thorough home inspection is an important part of getting any home ready for the market. However, fully understanding what the resulting report means for that property can take[...]
The question of cost comes up whenever radon testing is part of a home sale. If you do not negotiate the testing or radon system into your real estate contract,[...]
Whether it’s an old family heirloom or a fabulous thrift store find, upcycling an old chair is a great way to add a unique piece to your room for a[...]
Brass is making a comeback, and for good reason. This gorgeous finish adds a touch of class and elegance to any room by embracing the current trend in gold accents.[...]
It can be difficult to determine whether it is best to invest in a brand new roof or to repair any issues that arise. While this decision is often up[...]
Few things strike horror in the hearts of homeowners as learning mold has infiltrated the perimeter. Don’t panic. Realize that even though it is potentially damaging and unhealthy, you can[...]
Caulk is sometimes used as the be-all-end-all solution for DIY home problems, especially leaks. However, there are many problems caulk just can’t fix. When to Use Calk There are some[...]
Have you been noticing water stains on the walls or in the ceiling of your home? Has mold been showing up along these areas or in other damp spots around[...]
The Environmental Protection Agency recommends that every home in America undergo radon testing. Read on to find out why this often-overlooked test is necessary.  The Dangers of Radon According to[...]
Here are some quick tips to help you track down difficult leaks. However, you’ll need to enlist a friend. Step 1 Go up to the roof with a garden hose[...]
Now that summer is here and you have warm days and long evenings to look forward to, why not get a jump start on organizing your home? As the year[...]
Does your toilet continue to fill long after it should have stopped? A faulty flapper or unhooked chain can keep the water flow going indefinitely. Those are simple fixes, and[...]
Sometimes a kitchen or bathroom faucet will lose pressure. When this happens, you will notice that it starts spraying towards the side. The simple problem behind this is that usually[...]
Mold is a common problem for home owners, but mold can affect businesses as well, of course. What should you do if you find mold in your business? Do not[...]
An air conditioner uses the following five components to work its magic. Compressor Refrigerant Condenser Expansion Valve Evaporator Coil First The compressor keeps controls air flow. It continues to pull[...]
Radon gas is an unseen risk that could be in your home right now. Radon is not just colorless, but also tasteless and odorless, meaning you can’t tell if there[...]
As time passes, all roofs experience wear and tear, but not all issues are major enough to require a full roof replacement. This is especially true if your roof is[...]
While you’re enjoying this year’s festivities on Independence Day, here are some fun facts to chew on at your annual cookout: Did you know that the Declaration of Independence wasn’t[...]
Home inspectors should be a welcome part of the home buying process for the seller the agent and the buyer. Not only will the inspector provide a list of items[...]
If you find that your roof vents are damaged, then caulking may help to temporarily solve the issue. However, the only real fix is replacing them. Here are some quick[...]
Everyone knows the frustration of vinyl windows or doors that don’t operate well. Often, gunk will build up in the channels and make it difficult for windows to move on[...]
Are your clippers too short to reach the branches of your tree? No need to worry. We’ve got a trick to add some height to your reach, making it easier[...]
Uh-oh… is that mold on your favorite shirt? If you live in a damp climate, you might have a hard time keeping mold and mildew out of your clothes and[...]
If you want to maximize the value of your house, you should keep it in top shape. You may also want to remodel or modernize certain rooms. Whether you are[...]
Because the window unit is so much smaller, the same equipment must fit into a much more cramped space. What might go wrong, and how can you fix it? Potential[...]
If you have a wallpaper seam that is coming apart, don’t worry, you don’t have to replace the entire piece. Instead, you just want to reactivate the paste. Take a[...]
After mowing, trimming trees and hedges, or clearing away weeds and overgrowth you may find yourself with a pile of lawn rubbish. While you can use a wheelbarrow or other[...]
You’ve come to the decision that you need to replace your roof? If your last roof didn’t last as long as you hoped, you might want to consider upgrading to[...]
Outdoor electric receptacles prevent the unsightly appearance of electrical cords snaking outside from the inside of a home. These are often sent through windows or under doors. Not only does[...]
Does exposure to mold cause respiratory illness and other health problems? The answer is more complicated than you might think. Wet, Damp Spaces Numerous studies, including a 2004 report by[...]
Coniferous trees drop pinecones during the warmer months, and many homeowners find the pinecones littered all over their yards to be a nuisance. They can become stuck in lawnmowers and[...]
Nearly everyone has experienced the fear of dropping a small object into the toilet or drain. Often, it is a piece of jewelry lost to the pipes. Fortunately, you don’t[...]
Whether you are working with the seller or the buyer or both, home inspection day can be a bit stressful. Here are some tips you can pass on to prepare[...]
The condition of your roof is likely one of the last things on your mind until you start to notice some damage or wear. While high quality materials and regular[...]
Looking to save money on lawn care? If your lawn has been well-tended in the past, it doesn’t take much to keep it up. Take a look at your yard[...]
If you’ve ever seen old golfing bags at yard sales, you may want to stop and pick one up for a few dollars. Golf bags are great for storage, and[...]
Memorial Day
May 26, 2019 | No Comments
Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer and is usually a day for barbeques, picnics and time with friends and family. With all of the enjoyment that surrounds this[...]