Did you know that approximately 64% of American home owners don’t have $1,000 in savings available for household repairs? To make household repair matters worse, around 39% of American home owners say that it’s hard to find a reliable repair service as well. This is probably in large part to the fact that most American, [...]
When considering home repair Do It Yourself should be the first option. All over the country people are opting for Do It Yourself home improvement, and are gaining many benefits by making that decision. Obviously a lot of people will be unable to do the house repairs that require things like tearing out a wall, [...]
The coolest thing about having a central air system is…well, staying cool. But a broken air conditioner can leave you feeling like a literal hot mess. Having no AC is never fun, but you can avoid of a break ? or melt ? down with regular central air repair and maintenance.
Routine and seasonal air conditioning maintenance goes a long in terms of the performance and longevity of your home’s cooling system. Sure, it can be easy to procrastinate when it comes to maintenance, but just think about how hard it is when you have no air conditioning on a hot day? Ma (more…)
No matter how the seasons change, your lawn can remain one of the most beautiful parts of your home. It’s an American staple and an outdoor element that can do wonders for both curb appeal and your self-esteem as a homeowner. When you start seeing brown spots or grass that just doesn’t seem to grow no matter how much you water it, though? Frustration is only natural. Environmentally responsible lawn care is a happy balance between a homeowner’s vision and our responsibility to the world we live in.
An iconic feature of the American homeowner landscape is a brilliant green lawn. These are the very definition of a natural first impression and go a long way in bringing a home together. Not only are they lovely to look at when well-maintained, they have a positive environmental impac (more…)
Being a homeowner means always looking for great ways to improve the look and your feel of your home. The summer is winding down so all those outdoor projects you have been working on are going to have to be placed on hold for a little while. Instead, it’s time to start focusing on your home’s interior.
Here are a few excellent tips to improve the look and feel of your home’s interior.
Clean everything much more often
You should always be cleaning your home after a mess or if you’ve waited a little too long, but thoroughly cleaning your home requires a lot more time and energy. You should clean underneath every object throughout your home, scrub the tables and floors, squeegee all your windows, and spend time going through every detail of your home.
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There have been some pretty significant advancements in the ways that we live and function, in comparison to our early ancestors, particularly when it comes to how we use water within our homes. The ability that we have to filter, use, treat, and reuse water is one extraordinary way that we set ourselves apart from our ancestors and other animals. It may seem hard to imagine just how crucial water is to our everyday lives, but if we attempt to go a day without it, it becomes all too clear just how reliant we are on water throughout our homes.
Water systems that are used daily
It is important to have a quality plumbing system in your home, and to keep it well maintained. Even a seemingly small leak could end up costing you quite a bit on your water bill, not to mention the wate (more…)
How often do you maintain and repair systems and appliances in your home? Whether you?re a new homeowner or you?ve owned a home for a while, it?s important to understand how to keep your home up and running. Without proper maintenance, repairs, and servicing, you could end up losing a lot of extra money every year. Save yourself the time and money in the long run by learning what to do to take the best care of your home possible now.
Interested in learning how to care for your home so that you can save time, money, and effort? Keep reading for more information about different systems and appliances in your home that need your regular attention.
Why All Homeowners Should Do Home Repairs and Maintenance Projects
While some repairs and maintenance requires the help of a profe (more…)
Have you ever considered how safe your front door is from keeping burglars out? It may not be something that crosses your mind frequently. Whether you?re renting an apartment or home or you own the property, you?re most likely not the person who did the door installation. So, you probably just assume it?s installed properly and going to keep you safe. However, this isn?t always the case with door installation. Installing a door can be more complicated than one might think, leading to improper installation and the ability for burglars to easily (more…)
If you have been thinking about remodeling your kitchen for some time or if you have just been getting sick of the kitchen in the house you recently bought or even if there is no specific reason at all, pulling the trigger on the job will bring you a kitchen you love and a nice return on your investment to boot.
As you might imagine, an additional bathroom will bring most people about an 86% return on their investment. But, the kitchen remodel is not very far behind, bringing most homeowners an 82.7% return. According to the National Association of Home Builders most recent survey, of all the jobs that were requested, 69% of them were for a remodeling of the kitchen.
If you go through a tile company’s listings, you will likely not see any tiles specifically for the kitchen. You might get a few sug (more…)
Home improvement is a fascinating subject, and quite a number of homeowners spend time and effort trying to muster the important aspects of it. This is a combination of an art and science, and can come in really handy if you are trying to improve your home life experience overall, trying to find solutions for common household problems, or seeking out simple additions and alterations that you can make to your house which can help you craft that living experience that you have always wanted. One of the most basic things that you can do to your home is install tiles. Tiles have been used for many years for many purposes. The most important purpose is that they can provide protection to walls and surfaces, especially in areas of your house that are prone to exposure to heat and water. Tiles have also be (more…)
Maybe you have recently bought a home that is new to you but not new by any other measure. Or, maybe you have been in your home for a number of years and are looking to shake things up a bit.
Home remodeling and professional restoration services have been seeing a steady increase in business over the last few years, whether it be a general contractor doing work on various areas like siding installation, or kitchen remodeling jobs that get much more detailed. According to a recent study by HOUZZ Kitchen Trends, 87% of homeowners have hired professionals to help with their kitchen remodeling work. (more…)
Many homes across the United States have some form of HVAC system. An HVAC system helps to keep the temperature of your home controlled. In areas known for extreme weather, HVAC systems help keep families safe from the elements. It’s understandable to wonder when your air conditioning system will be in need of a repair. In this post, you will learn five signs it’s time to call an HVAC repair company.
- Unit is Making Strange Noises
Almost every air conditioning unit makes some type of sound. It’s normal to hear air circulating throughout your home, that’s a sign your system is operational. There are certain sounds that might mean you need to an HVAC repair service. You’ll notice that certain air conditioning sound are not normal. Worrisome air conditioning noises include loud banging (more…)
Do It Yourself Repair
The coolest thing about having a central air system is…well, staying cool. But a broken air conditioner can leave you feeling like a literal hot mess. Having no AC is never fun, but you can avoid of a break ? or melt ? down with regular central air repair and maintenance. Routine and seasonal air [...]
No matter how the seasons change, your lawn can remain one of the most beautiful parts of your home. It’s an American staple and an outdoor element that can do wonders for both curb appeal and your self-esteem as a homeowner. When you start seeing brown spots or grass that just doesn’t seem to grow [...]
Being a homeowner means always looking for great ways to improve the look and your feel of your home. The summer is winding down so all those outdoor projects you have been working on are going to have to be placed on hold for a little while. Instead, it’s time to start focusing on your [...]