24 April 2019
If you have spent a lot of time in your living room, you may know that adding a few new furniture pieces may not do much to improve the overall space. However, this does not mean that you will not be able to improve the living room because all you need to do is invest in other things. For instance, a great idea is to hire an electrician because they can work on all sorts of special projects that will improve your living room and make it more desirable to your family.
15 February 2017
As most anyone who owns an automatic garage door opener knows, they tend become more and more noisy with age. The good news is that much of this noise is caused by the rollers located along the outer edges of the door. By replacing old rollers with new ones, you can greatly reduce the amount of noise being generated by your door. If you would like to learn more about completing this upgrade on your own, read on.
9 August 2016
Your living room is one of the most public areas in your home. It's probably where you take guests, and it may even be the first room people see after entering your house. As such, you want the living room to make a good impression on visitors. Implement a stylish color scheme so your living room offers a cohesive look. Pick the Color Scheme The first step in utilizing cohesive tones in your living room is choosing an overarching color scheme.
8 July 2016
German Colonial architecture was a popular style from the 1600s to 1800s in the areas where German settlers were making homes in America. The homes feature masonry siding, a simplistic geometric shape, symmetrical windows, and a gabled roof. If you have a German Colonial home that needs a new roof, there are a few roofing materials in particular you should consider – or avoid completely. Here are a few materials to discuss with your roofing company.
7 July 2016
Casement windows are a versatile and highly distinctive style of window, one that can add a touch of class to many different types of home. Unfortunately, casement windows--especially those found on older homes--have a nasty habit of becoming stuck in place. If you would like to learn more about how to set a stuck casement free, read on. This article will discuss how to eliminate three common problems. Loose Hinge Screws
22 June 2016
While much of home renovation projects and updates are left to the professionals, there are also plenty of do-it-yourself projects that homeowners can tackle. Many of these projects require tools that are found around the house. Other projects may involve the need to rent specialty tools. Scaffolding is something that most people associate with construction sites. However, there are plenty of times where scaffolding can really help a home improvement project along.
2 July 2015
If you find yourself wishing you had a bit of privacy in an area that has windows or dividers, an easy way to take care of the situation is to have switchable glass installed. This glass can be changed from transparent to opaque as you wish. It not only stops the light from the sun, but also the heat, keeping the area cool. Here are just a few ways to enjoy a bit more privacy with switchable glass.
3 May 2015
If you're one of the 50 million people who suffer from seasonal allergies, you understand the challenges that generally occur trying to keep troublesome symptoms at bay. Learning ways to control your allergy symptoms starts with trying to avoid common triggers and keeping your home environment as clean as possible. Here are just a few ways in which you can get an upper hand on your allergies in order to find some relief this allergy season.
23 February 2015
A house fire can damage rugs in one of three ways: combustion, smoke and ash. Rugs that have been damaged by combustion are generally beyond saving. Burned fibers on a carpet can never be unburned, and while some rugs may be saved with careful fiber matching and carpet weaving, these services are very expensive and generally not an option for many people. However, smoke and ash can be washed out of a rug that has been fire damaged.
10 February 2015
It's a known fact that your lawn needs moisture in order to remain healthy and retain its beautiful green luster. Unless you are fortunate enough to live in an area with a consistently perfect amount of rainfall each year, you have to look for alternative methods of moisture, such as sprinklers. Make certain you understand that simply installing sprinklers and using them isn't always enough to keep your lawn healthy. Properly maintaining your sprinklers is crucial to accomplishing this goal.