Category: Home Improvment

The Essentials of Roof Repair You Can Learn From Starting Today

The 5-Minute Rule for Roof Repair You need to wash the roof shingles with chemicals that are specially formulated for it. Your roof is just one of the most crucial elements of your homes structural integrity. Installing a new roof is extremely ...

13 Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Did you know that you can boost your property value by roughly 15% if you use savvy landscaping tactics? While it is impossible to supply a long list of tips or suggestions as to the perfect plants to choose or the best looks for a home, we can give ...

8 Simple Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Did you know that the garage door is the most commonly used form of entry and departure in most homes? It is a fixture that can represent as much as 2/3 of the street-facing façade of a home, and yet most owners don't think much about garage door ...

Smart Home Upgrades You Won’t Believe Are This Easy To Install

Did you know that "smart home" upgrades might increase your home's overall value by more than 10%? Yet, many people avoid smart upgrades because they don't see them as such. For example, though most of us don't hesitate to upgrade a phone or a TV, ...

Do You Need a Permit for Your Renovation?

The rise of companies that obtain permits needed for any sort of home improvement or renovation has been quite sudden and strong. That is because, as one expert said, "Determining if you need a permit for your home remodeling project can be ...

Air Conditioner Basics: A Homeowner’s Guide to Home Cooling

Home cooling is important in almost all parts of the country. Even if your region gets only a few weeks of humid, hot and uncomfortable summer weather, you'll want to know that a flick of a switch can restore your home to a livable condition. That ...

7 Signs You Need a Water Softener

Do you suffer from dry and itchy skin even if you drink plenty of water and use lots of moisturizer? If so, it could be that you actually have "hard water" in your home. What is that? Hard water is water with a very high mineral content and is often ...

How to Make Your Home Look Like You Hired an Interior Designer

We all know one of those people or couples who seem to have a home that looks like it fell right out of a design magazine. You ask them where they get their inspiration or how they pull off such an appealing look, and they may not be able to give ...

Do You Make These DIY Pest Control Mistakes?

Having "pests" in your home can be one of the most annoying and even challenging issues you'll face. After all, the variety of potential pests or invaders is pretty diverse and can include insects, rodents and even certain mammals and birds. Dealing ...

Solar Energy Basics

How, exactly, does solar energy "work"? Most of us know it requires the familiar solar panels that can be mounted on a rooftop or even on a yard or lawn. We also know that it requires special gear to convert whatever those panels collect into ...