Protecting Your Masonry Work

Masonry work can add a lot of character to a home. If the masonry work is exposed to the elements, however, it can get damaged over time. As with a lot of damaging conditions, water is usually involved. As masonry work ages, it will crack, and these cracks will let...

How Trees Help You Keep Cool

There are few things that are more welcome on a hot, blustery day than some shade underneath a tree. Interestingly, you might just think of the shade as the relief provided, but did you know that there is another reason you feel cool underneath a tree? This is because...

Tree Roots in Your Pipes

Do the trees in your front yard all of a sudden seem to flourish and grow faster than ever? While you might think that this is due to your green fingers, it is quite possible that you have a food source for the trees that is constantly supplying them with fertilized...

What Is Hiding In Your Bed?

Does it seem that you hear a lot more about bed bugs than you used to? This is definitely the case. Bed bugs have been making a major comeback after the use of DDT was discontinued. While DDT was the only pesticide that was proven to be effective against bed bugs, it...

Selling Your Own Home?…. Become A Skilled Salesman

Have you made the decision to sell your own home? Perhaps its because you would like to save some money, or perhaps you like the thought of being in control of the process. For whatever reason you have decided to sell your home yourself, how can you ensure that you do...

Sheet Vinyl Flooring – Is It For You?

With all the different types of flooring out there, it can be sometimes hard to chose what you may can afford or appreciate. This article will give some helpful information regarding sheet vinyl flooring. The first thing you'll want to know about sheet vinyl is its...

How To Raise A House

What exactly is house raising? Well to put it simply... it is the process of raising a house off of its foundation. Why do people raise their house off of its foundation in the first place? That will be the topic of discussion today. Imagine for a second that a...

Furniture Tip Overs – Dangers To Your Kids

Within a 17 year period, over 15,000 children under the age of 18 all visited emergency rooms because of furniture related tip over accidents. The problem has been getting worse, with a 40% increase over the years, and the majority of the injuries are from flat screen...

How Is Window Tinting Used In The Home?

We've all heard about window film for our cars - other wise known as window tint. But did you know that there is a tint for your homes windows? What can this film for your homes windows do for you though? Shade your windows, maybe even be energy efficient? Well all...

Reducing The Noise Outside Your Home

Do you live in the part of the city where you are constantly hearing trains, cars, planes go past your house, and it keeps you up all night because of all the noise that they are making? Have no fear, sleepless nights are no more! There are some simple things that you...