Common Roof Repairs & The Estimate Cost to Fix Them!

Hearing you have a leaky roof is one of the last things any homeowner wants to hear! Between locating the leak, the fear of getting up on a ladder and the worry about hidden damages that may have already occurred, it’s one of the worst home repairs a DIY’r can be tempted to do on […]

Programmable Thermostats for The Home | Top 4 Programmable Thermostat Types

Installing a programmable thermostat for your heating and air conditioning can be one of the best ways to save energy and decrease your monthly energy costs. Programmable thermostats can help you maintain comfort in your home all day, maximize it when you are there and minimize it when you aren’t. Why have your thermostat set at 70 […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Roof Leaks

Since your roof is essentially your shelter against rain, show and damaging storms, you want to make sure it is taken care of properly. By the time you have noticed a water spot in your attic or on your ceiling, there is most likely a quite larger problem up on the roof! In this DIY […]

3 Things to Consider when Estimating Hardwood Floor Installation Cost

How many times have you gotten estimates for a project around your house and thought you could just as easily do the job yourself to save money? I know that we do it all the time and if there’s one thing I’ve learned the hard way, it’s that there is more to a project that […]

Why Your Home Air Conditioner is Not Cooling Your Home

Nothing can ruin a nice day faster, than feeling warm air blowing out of your homes central air conditioner system, or discovering that the air conditioner just won’t cool your home no matter how much it runs! Aside from the discomfort that comes along with heat and humidity, there’s the sinking feeling inside your stomach […]

How to Prepare to Refinish Your Hardwood Floor

You’re finally ready to get started on installing hardwood flooring you’ve been putting off for a while. The floor looks dingy and dull and you’re determined to make it shine like it did when it was brand new. It can be tempting to wait until the weekend and just jump into things, but you’re going […]

64 Do It Yourself Pest Control & Pest Prevention Tips

With springtime right around the corner, not only do we get the pleasure of the trees and flowers coming back to life, many homeowners find that their homes are a safe haven for pests. Whether it’s bugs, mice, critters or snakes, almost every home has some kind pest control need that needs to be addressed […]

How to Install a New Shower Head

Like most small home repairs, as long as you have the correct tools, you can easily replace your shower head. Don’t let the fact that you are dealing with plumbing scare you; replacing a shower head is very simple.  In addition, if you are new to home improvements, this should give you a nice confidence […]

Top 6 Ways to Lower Your Heating Costs this Winter

Use the Sun Take advantage of the suns warmth. Let the radiant energy from sunlight to augment your homes heating system by opening your drapes or blinds on sunny days. Conversely, close curtains after sundown or on cloudy days to retain heat. If you are building or renovating your house, discuss passive solar heating options […]

How To Hire a Home Improvement Contractor

Finding a quality home improvement contractor is not easy and the last thing you want to do is pick one at random to entrust your home improvement projects with. You want to make sure you are hiring a quality contractor that will complete your project properly, but there are many “fly by night” contractors out […]

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