What Is It?

If you find something that looks like mold in your home, what do you do? It might be that you have heard that you should send it to a lab to have it analyzed, but how would you go about getting a sample? It is actually very simple, and it can be done with some simple...

Not Under Pressure

Have you ever needed to take a shower under low pressure? It is not a very pleasant experience. It makes it take much longer to rinse off, and you might not feel as clean afterward. So, what could the cause be? It depends. In some cases, it could be due to calcium...

Cutting Off Water Flow

A tub stopper can be very useful if you want to fill up your tub, but if it fails, there could be problems. Many older tubs have a stopper that is attached to a chain inside of a channel in your tub. You operate it by moving a lever up and down, and it will lift up to...

There is Something Better

All technology improves over time. While some fields have near-daily changes, some older technologies hang around forever it seems. This is probably more common in the field of home construction than many other fields, mostly because homes usually stick around for...

Stopping Tip-overs

One common danger for young children is when they try to climb furniture. Furniture tip-overs could seriously injure or even kill a child that gets caught underneath. Kids do love to climb things, especially if they are trying to get to something that is out of reach,...

Reclaiming Old Building Materials

Are you looking for a retro look for your home? A common method for accomplishing this is to use old building materials and reclaim them by incorporating them into a remodel or even a new build. There are however some important things to keep in mind before you go out...

Why Get Your Garage Inspected?

When people order a home inspection, one thing that they might not think about is their garage. While it is true that your garage is a lot less complicated than your home, there are many things that could go wrong with a garage that can prove quite costly. A fire...

Fighting the Call of the Wild

Do you love animals? Many people do, but they don’t always love them so much that they want them to take up residence in their home. In rural areas, wildlife could become a problem if they can find food, water or shelter easily accessible in your home. If this is the...

Shut It Down At The Source

If you have a major water leak in your home, do you know what to do? Some might think that the best thing to do is to run and collect buckets and towels to contain the water, but that really should be the second item on your list of actions. The first thing should...

Flooring That Works For You

What type of flooring is the best? That is a question that can’t really be answered in a simple way. Since we all have different preferences and values in life, what one person views as important might not matter to someone else. Take for example laminate flooring,...

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