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Kitchen and Dining

Why You Should Update Your Kitchen Before Doing Any Other Renovations Around The Home

For homeowners considering an extensive renovation, the common question is which room should be first on the list.

Seasonal Maintenance

Seasonal Jobs: Tips for Winter Weatherizing Your House

With the always rising prices of fuel, heating oil, propane, and electricity, it makes sense to do whatever necessary to save these resources.

General Home Decor

Essentials of a Home Made for Welcoming Guests

When you invite guests into your home, you want them to feel welcome and comfortable. Creating an environment that cultivates those kinds of feelings is different for every home but there is some common-ground that can truly help your guests feel at home.

Pest Control

4 Ways to Prevent Ants from Invading Your Kitchen

Spring is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable times of years. There is something magical about the way the world comes alive.

Insurance

Earthquake Proof Your House with Five Easy Steps

It sounds time consuming, but you can easily take steps to earthquake proof your house. If the "Big One" comes along, you can rest easy knowing you did everything you could to protect your property and belongings from an earthquake.

Home Renovation

Renovating Hacks You Need to Know Before Starting a Project

Regardless of who will be doing most of the work, before you start a project, you need to consider every avenue.

Roofing and Gutters

How To Tell If Your Roof Needs to be Repaired Or Replaced

A sound roof is essential to maintaining a warm, dry home for your family. It can be difficult to determine if a roof needs to be repaired or replaced.

Decks-Patios-Porches

5 Tips to Building a Deck onto Your House

How many times have you stood in the yard thinking how nice it would be to have a comfortable living area outside of the house? Cook outs, parties and just plain relaxing in the sun or shade are within your reach.

Basement

The Problem with Cold Storage Rooms

Cold storage rooms seem to be a thing of the past. Today’s lifestyle, coupled with modern-day home construction techniques, are changing the way homes are being built and, ultimately, reducing the need for cold rooms.

Kitchen and Dining

DIY Drains: What You Need to Know About Sink Repair

A number of problems can affect kitchen and bathroom sinks. Some of these problems can actually be repaired at home with just basic tools, and some new parts.

Plumbing and Wiring

5 Ways to Prevent a Plumbing Catastrophe

A simple preventive program can go a long way in preventing a plumbing disaster from happening in your home.

Home Renovation

Top Home Additions for Your Money

While every homeowner eventually dreams of a home addition, not every addition will add value and remain within a reasonable price range.

Plumbing and Wiring

6 Basic Plumbing Tips That Will Keep Your Pipes Clean And Clear

Understanding what triggers the pipes in your home to become clogged, and recognizing how to keep them unobstructed, might keep you from having to phone a plumber.

Fences and Gates

5 Secrets to Choosing the Right Fence for Your Home

Tweet Thankfully, there are a few tips that you can use to ensure that you choose the perfect fence. Choosing the Right Material The first thing that you have to

Home Repairs

Repair or Replace?

Dealing with home repairs can be quite a challenge, and this is especially true when dealing with appliances. Everything from the furnace to the built-in microwave can have issues, but it’s best to know how to deal with those issues.

Roofing and Gutters

Important Tips for a Leak Proof Roof

Your roof is very important as it protects you and your home from the elements. If it starts to leak, this can be disastrous and can cause a lot of damage to your home and its contents.

Swimming Pools

Why All Pool Owners Need A Safety Cover

You just bought a new home, and one of the big reasons you got this particular house – it has that wonderful pool in the back yard. But it didn’t have a cover – you asked – so it’s time to get a safety cover for your pool.

Contractors

Professional Home Help – 5 Times You Need to Call a Pro

You may take pride in being a handyman around the house, but there are some things that are best left to the professionals, especially where delicate or expensive equipment is involved.

Plumbing and Wiring

Ten signs that you need a plumber right now

Plumbing problems can cause a lot of expenses on fixing the results of the damage made by dripping pipes, leaks, etc. If you react in time and do the necessary troubleshooting by yourself if you have the skills or hire a professional plumber, you can diminish these expenditure to minimum and have properly functioning toilets, sinks and boilers.

Pest Control

Pest Protection: How to Keep Your Home Safe Year-round

Insects and other pests are not only creepy and unwelcome, they can also damage your stored food and your home’s structure.