Fire Recovery Realities

  • Supply List for a Floating Shelf for Your Studio Apartment

    13 February 2017

    If you're looking to add a bookshelf to your studio apartment, then you should consider floating shelves. Because space is such an issue in a studio apartment, bringing in a big bookcase is going to eat up vital square footage. A floating shelf, on the other hand, is a great way to have a place to place your books without taking up floor space. It's simple enough to set up, granted you already have a power drill.

  • Basement Windows And Waterproofing Solutions For Light Without Water

    9 February 2017

    The windows in your basement are important, especially if you are planning on finishing your basement. All windows in your home must meet egress requirements, which means that areas like bedroom must have larger, accessible windows for fire and emergency escape routes. There is also the issue of waterproofing and drainage when you need more windows. Here are some of the things to consider for the needs of windows and waterproofing in your basement finishing project:

  • A Guide To Extending The Life Of Your Roof With Easy And Effective Maintenance

    8 February 2017

    If you have recently had to repair or replace your roof, you probably would like to prevent needing to do so again anytime soon. Since proper maintenance is crucial to extending the life of your roof, it is essential to make a plan now as to which services you will need to schedule. Therefore, it is a good idea to be aware of the tips provided below, even if your roof is still new.    

  • Worried Burglars Will Break The Glass Around Your Home To Get In? What To Know

    9 December 2016

    If you worry that your house will be targeted by thieves and intruders and you have concerns about your residential glass and windows, there are important things you'll want to take into consideration. You can make your home more private and the glass more durable by changing some of the glass and the windows. There are a lot of strong and secure glass items you can have installed in your home.

  • What You Can Do To Prevent Your Rain Gutters From Clogging This Fall

    27 October 2016

    Rain gutters have a way of clogging, especially in the fall. This can be a problem for some homes more than others. Clogged rain gutters can lead to water leaks, foundation damage, wood rot and more. Fortunately, there are many things that homeowners can do to prevent this problem when the leaves start to fall. The following tips will help you prevent clogs in your rain gutters throughout the fall and the rest of the year.

  • 3 Beautiful Ideas For Using Decorative Rock In Your Yard

    27 October 2016

    Landscaping your yard shouldn't consist of just plant life. The hardscaping you choose has a significant impact on your yard's look as well. Rock is an easy, environmentally friendly method of adding beauty with hardscaping. Utilize decorative rock to complement the landscaping in your yard. Rock Garden Perhaps the most obvious method for utilizing decorative rock is to create a rock garden. For this project, start with an odd number of large stones.

  • How To Remove Stain And Odors From Fabric Furniture Upholstery

    21 September 2016

    Your living room couches and chairs are subject to a lot of daily wear and tear, which often results in staining and unpleasant odors. If you have kids, pets or frequent house guests, you may need to deep-clean the upholstered furniture on a regular basis, such as weekly or monthly.  There are several types of  upholstery fabrics, such as linen, cotton, cotton blends and wool. Synthetic fabrics include acrylic, polyester and rayon.