Keeping Things on Your Walls

What are your walls made of? In many cases, the answer will be drywall. While drywall is very convenient for building a home, it isn’t ideal for hanging items on the wall, especially something heavy like a large picture, mirror or TV. While the best way to ensure that...

Why Consider Linoleum Flooring?

As trends come and go, different building materials get popular and then might fall out of use, but sometimes there are materials that have a resurgence. Linoleum went through such a change with many showing more interest in eco-friendly materials. Being made from...

How to Have an Eye for Safety

Imagine that you have friends visiting. As they walk up to your entrance they keep tripping over the uneven pavement. When they get close to the house, a falling icicle almost hits them on the head. Climbing the stair, the railing comes loose and they almost fall off...

Take Advantage of the Sun

Would you like to have your very own, clean source of energy for your home? This is an attractive prospect for many, and with recent advancements in solar technology, it can be a viable solution, though not perfect. Solar technology has been around for a long time,...

How to Get the Outside to Keep it Down

What type of neighborhood do you live in? If you are living in a remote area, you might not worry too much about noise, but if you live in the middle of a bustling city, the outside world might be distracting, or downright disruptive. It could even be your home itself...

Asbestos – Are You At Risk?

You have probably heard about asbestos, that it is a dangerous material, but do you know if you have asbestos in your home or not? If your house is over 70 years old, there is a chance that asbestos was used in some of the material, and you might not be...

Vinyl Siding

If you are looking for a siding material that is fairly cheap, easy to maintain and durable, then vinyl is probably going to be your choice. These are the reasons why it is the most common siding material by a fair margin. Maintenance of vinyl siding can...

What Are The Dangers With Lead?

In many homes built prior to 1978, lead is a common problem. It could be that the pipes in your home are made from lead, or it could be paint on the walls that has lead added to it. It is fairly easy to detect lead in your home. Lead paint will flake in a...

Bathroom Ceiling Fans

Whenever you take a shower, there is a large amount of steam released in the air. Depending on how hot you like your showers, this could be very significant. All that moisture can do damage to your bathroom, such as encourage mold growth or peel off your...

How to Care For Your Septic System

Many homeowners with a septic system have no idea where it is located. This is, however, important information for you to have, since you want to make sure that you don’t inadvertently damage the system. For example, you should make sure that no water is...