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...