23 July 2019
If you're looking to increase airflow and accessibility to your patio, while also keeping unwanted critters at bay, your best solution might be adding a retractable screen door. Although flush-mounted screen doors are relatively inexpensive and easy to install, there are a few modifications and tricks you can use to improve their efficiency and durability. Sight Lines Because retractable screen doors are designed to seamlessly blend into your door frame's existing casing, they can often be an invisible hazard to homeowners and guests alike.
8 June 2019
There are a lot of design details that go into a renovation, especially in heavily used spaces like bathrooms and kitchens. In addition to selecting faucets, tile colors, flooring, and countertop materials, you also might be faced with choosing paint colors and floor plans. However, by visiting a bathroom showroom, you can explore a variety of different options quickly while learning about styles, materials, and contractors. Here are three things you should remember as you visit bathroom showrooms.
22 April 2019
Whether you bought used at a yard sale or inherited from a family member, an antique piece of furniture can be a great addition to your home. Unfortunately, most antique furniture pieces are not in the best condition, meaning you may have to complete a few updates to ensure it aligns with your current décor and furnishings. Thankfully, upholstering an antique chair, sofa, or settee does not have to be an overwhelming task.
12 December 2018
Boil orders are all too common in many areas of the country. A boil order is issued after a contamination issue or risk has been found. This can mean that affected households may have already consumed contaminated water before the boil order was able to be issued. Since these orders may only be issued through area media or on the water company's website, some affected homes may not find out about it in time to stop drinking their tap water.
2 November 2018
When you're working to plan your bathroom tile remodeling, there are several things that you must consider to be sure that you end up with the finished bathroom that meets all of your needs. Here, you'll find a few bits of information that can help you make the best choices when it comes to your bathroom renovation. What didn't you like about the old bathroom? Before you go out and start making all kinds of plans for the new bathroom, stop and think about what you were unhappy with in the old bathroom.
24 September 2018
Dealing with plumbing issues at home can be frustrating and upsetting. It can make it difficult to live a normal and comfortable life when you're always wondering whether your faucet, toilet, or drains are working well. There are some common plumbing issues that should never be ignored. Luckily, there are professionals out there who can help you with all of your plumbing repair needs. Keep reading to better understand what plumbing issues can't be ignored.
8 August 2018
As fall quickly approaches, you may start turning your attention towards preparing your yard for the upcoming cold weather months. As part of your plans, you also want to make sure you tend to your trees. Use the following tips in the fall to help prepare your trees for the winter. Prune Damaged or Dead Branches As the leaves start falling off your trees, this is the ideal time to prune away any damaged or dead branches.
26 June 2018
Have you decided that it is time for you to spruce up your patio? Perhaps you're looking forward to using it this summer for entertaining extended family members and friends. Or, you might just want to beautify the patio for your own enjoyment, perhaps establishing a place where you can relax in a beautiful setting. From buying statuary to selecting metal benches as part of your patio furniture, here are some ideas that might help you to design a unique outdoor patio.
16 May 2018
If you are looking to install a gas insert fireplace in your home, one of the first decisions you will have to make is whether to use a vented gas insert or a vent-free gas insert. Vent-free inserts are fairly new options that allow you to use a gas fireplace without a vent that sends all of the gas byproducts outside. Instead, an oxygen depletion sensor, or ODS sensor, is placed on the insert that monitors the level of gas and oxygen in the air to keep you and your family safe.
25 March 2018
If you have come to the conclusion that you would like to turn your home into a rental unit, then there are a lot of things that you should learn about the whole process. This article will prove to be a helpful guide that will get you started on some of the many things you should know about having a rental unit. Prepare the home for renters While you will do your best to ensure that the people you entrust your home to are clean, responsible and trustworthy people, you can't always be 100% sure.