A Sturdy Siding Material

Aluminum siding is a very popular option for homeowners in the US. Aluminum has been used this way since the 40s, and it has gradually improved so that it has become the high quality type of siding it is today. You can select different thickness of the aluminum siding...

Breaking The Wind

With the colder months of the year here, you are probably concerned with the damage that heavy winds can do to your home, as well as, how they can make your backyard inhospitable for human life. This is a big problem for many homeowners, especially those that live in...

Why Not Remodel?

After watching a remodeling show on TV, you might have been inspired to do the same to your home. In those shows, it looks like everything is so simple and things just fall into place, but in reality, a remodel doesn’t always give such glorious results. In fact, it...

When Trees Become Dangerous

If you have trees near your home, you probably enjoy the lush and cosy atmosphere they provide, as well as, the shade and cool. There are some downsides to having trees too close to your home, however. If a tree becomes unhealthy, it could attract wood boring bugs...

What Water Can Do To You

Inside your home, water can do a lot of damage if it is in the wrong place, but keeping this from happening is a fight on many fronts. Cracks in your roof or through your walls could let water in, or you could have a pipe that has pitted corrosion, allowing water to...

An Anchor For Your Wall

The great majority of modern homes have drywall for inside walls. There are many reasons why this is such a common building material, but the main reason is that it is very cost effective. One of the downsides, however, is that it isn’t a very sturdy material for...

The Danger Of Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde has been used in many different applications. It can be found in plywood and particle board. Some fabrics have formaldehyde in them, as well as, some glues among other things. While minimal exposure to this chemical might not have a harmful effect on you,...

Trouble Under Your Sink

Sewer gas is one of the most unpleasant odors that you can experience. It comes from the sewer lines in your home and is usually kept out by a simple contraption called a p-trap. This is the name for that bend on the pipe that you will find under your sink and on your...

A Ticking Time Bomb

Homes around the country suffer water damage every day, and there are a variety of reasons as to why this could occur. However, there is one cause that is more common than any other, and that is a burst washing machine hose. Many times, the quality of your washer hose...

Living Large In A Small Home

Tiny living has become more and more popular in recent years. Tiny homes is the term used for homes that are less than 1000 square feet. While this might seem extreme to some, there are actually those that have homes smaller than 100 square feet. Living like that...

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