Who Controls Your Home?

Living in a neighborhood where there is a Homeowners Association (HOA) is a different experience from when you live in one without. You will find out that there are many rules that dictate what you can do to your own home and yard. The purpose of HOA’s is to keep a...

Why Is Backdraft A Danger?

There are many risks to consider when using gas powered appliances, both because of the risk of fire and explosion, as well as, the dangerous gas that is generated from the combustion of natural gas - carbon monoxide. Your appliances will be set up to vent their...

Why Linoleum Is A Good Choice For Your Floors

You might remember linoleum flooring from your childhood, but interestingly enough, it is once again becoming common in homes. With very affordable pricing, as well as, a wide selection of styles, more and more people are choosing linoleum. Some choose linoleum...

Are Your Drains Keeping Up?

When you take a shower, you expect the water to drain away, and not build up around your feet, but this is not always the case. What can you do about a slow shower drain? While your first instinct might be to go out and get some drain chemical, this is not an ideal...

Never Get Burned

While hot water is good both for comfort and hygiene, this is definitely a case where too much of a good thing can be bad. You might have had water too hot for your hands at a time or another, but that’s not what we’re talking about. If you were to have water coming...

Do You Know How To Use A Plunger?

Have you ever had a toilet clog and overflow? It is a very unpleasant experience, and it is why many homes have a plunger sitting ready, right next to the toilet. Unfortunately, many do not know how to use a plunger properly, and therefore end up resorting to...

Gutters draining on a roof

Have you ever seen a gutter drain on a roof This is actually a common practice. But just because it is common, does not mean it is right. When you drain a gutter onto a roof like this, it causes that section of roof to get more water than other sections, causing...

Tips For Staining Wood

Staining unfinished wood can increase your homes value and greatly increase your satisfaction in the quality of your home. However, keeping a few tips in mind will help you to be successful as you begin staining your wood. Some tips will be the topic of today's...

Expanding Storage In Your Room

Closet Space - A Necessity Or Not? Everybody likes to have they're own space in a big family. However, that may often not be the case when young children or teenagers have to share closet space with each other because there is no other room to store their clothes....

Equipment Cleaning After A Workout

Many people use exercise equipment to keep active, build up muscle, and stay in good shape. However, as with any piece of equipment, gym equipment can cause problems within the home. Such as regular cleaning. If regular cleaning after use of equipment is not done,...

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