Grilling Indoors?

Now that winter is here, does that mean that grilling season is over? It could, but there is one alternative that would let you keep it going year long. No, I’m not talking about taking your grill indoors, risking fire, as well as, severe smoke damage. Electrical...

Hooking Up A Washer Right

You are probably aware that your washer is connected to your water line through 2 hoses. While some will be very conscientious about turning the water off when not using their washer, many are not. “What does it matter?” you might say. Would you be surprised to find...

Keeping Unwanted Water Out

Owning a home is a constant fight against nature. Why is that? Well, a lot of the things that you want to keep out of your home are constantly trying to get in. Take water, for example. It has an amazing ability to travel through cracks and pores, and it can even be...

How Can Mudjacking Help You?

If your sidewalk is starting to crack and buckle, you might worry that you have an expensive and disruptive repair to look forward to, but this is not necessarily the case. While ripping up the old cement and then pouring new would indeed be a costly and lengthy...

These Plants Are Poison!

One of the most common things that people are exposed to while clearing up their backyard are plants of the toxicodendron genus. They can easily mix in with the leaves and twigs that you are picking up, and the next thing you know, you have an itchy rash that is...

Replacing Your Bathroom Faucet

Your bathroom faucet probably sees a lot of use. If you live in an older home and it still is the original faucet, you probably experience some type of issue with it. It might squeak when you open and close it, there could be some leaking, or maybe you just feel like...

Why You Should Insulate Your Pipes

How long is the pipe going from your water heater leading to your faucet? You might wonder what difference it makes, and the answer is that you can lose a lot of heat over the length of the pipe. In fact, you could lose as much as 20% of the heat from your hot water...

Do You Need a New Showerhead?

Are you tired of your showerhead? Some homes still have decades old shower-heads attached to their shower from when the home was built. Others have cheap shower-heads that are failing and falling apart. If you want to take care of this in your home, it is not a very...

A Cheap and Durable Roof

What type of roofing material is the best? Unfortunately, the answer to that question is not a simple one. If you look at what material is the most popular one, however, the answer is very obvious - asphalt shingles. If you check the houses in your neighborhood, you...

Is It Too Noisy For You?

Peace and quiet. It is something that most people appreciate, but it is not always easy to come by, especially if you live in an urban area where there is a lot of noise. If you have heavy traffic or noisy neighbors, how do you keep the noise they generate from...