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Plumbing and Wiring

Sewage Solutions: 4 Advantages of a Septic System

Having a septic system on your property can offer you advantages over using traditional sewer lines to filter waste from your premises. There are many types of septic systems to choose from, and picking the right option will be an excellent investment.

Outdoor Structures

Cluttered Garage? 4 Tips for Building a Backyard Shed

If you find that your garage is overflowing with clutter, to the point that you can’t park your vehicle in it, it’s time to consider a backyard shed.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for April 07: Don’t Neglect Your Nest: 4 Reasons to Get Your Roof Inspected

A home’s roof is effectively a shield that blocks rain, wind, and debris from damaging the interior of the structure. Roofing is also exposed to the hottest summer days and coldest winter nights.

Decks-Patios-Porches

Backyard Blunders: 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Patio

A patio can become the true center piece of your home. It can be a place where you relax and enjoy the warm rays of the sun during the summer.

Exterior Home

Fretting Over Your Home’s Foundation? 5 Signs Your Concerns Are Valid

Your home’s foundation, as you probably know, is critical to the entire structure of your home. If something is wrong with the foundation, then there are noticeable signs throughout the house.

Seasonal Maintenance

Live in Tornado Alley? How to Remodel Your Home for High-Speed Winds

In terms of size and scope, tornadoes are among the smallest weather phenomenon that occurs on the planet. While their swath of destruction is limited to a relatively narrow area, the damage from high winds can extend much further.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Jan 27: Too Much Gloom in Your Room? 4 Ways to Bring In More Natural Light

If a room in your house doesn’t have many windows or has an obstruction, such as a building or several trees, it might look somewhat gloomy. Darkness can shape the way that you feel when you’re in a room.

Rec Room

Tired of Curling Next to Creepers? 4 Steps to Converting Your Garage Into a Gym

There are few things worse in life than trying to exercise in close proximity to those who don’t respect your personal space. While exercise itself isn’t optional (if you want to lead a healthy life), where you exercise is entirely up to you.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Jan 06: Afraid of Theft? How to Ensure Burglars Will Hate Your Home

Protecting your home is something that you should take seriously. There are certain things that make your home a less tempting target.

Basement

Flooded Basement? How to Stay Above Water

A flooded basement is a nightmare. Once you overcome the shock of what has happened, there are lots of things to consider.

Plumbing and Wiring

Use a Septic System? 4 Ways to Keep Your Tank in Tip-Top Shape

Being a homeowner requires taking on a lot of different responsibilities. These responsibilities include the management and maintenance of a wide array of different home systems.

Home Improvements

Living with Back Pain: Upgrading Your Home to Better Accommodate Your Needs

There is nothing more important in life than your health. When you are living healthy and pain free, you are able to enjoy the simple daily things even more.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Nov 11: Winter Renovations: 5 Ways to Give Your Home a More Natural Feel

Homes with a “natural” decor can range from rough and rustic to smooth and sophisticated. It all depends on the types of materials that you use and the specific changes that you want to make.

Flooring

Finding the Flooring for You: Pros and Cons of Carpet, Hardwood, and Tile

If you are looking for new flooring for your home, it can seem overwhelming at first. After all, your floors are one of the first things people will notice about your home.

Home Renovation

5 Home Renovations to Make Your Home Feel Bigger

If you are living in a small area, then you may be wondering how to make it bigger.

Seasonal Maintenance

5 Great DIY Home Renovations for This Fall and Winter

Fall and winter is the perfect time to spruce up your indoor living space as the cooler days means you will want to spend more time indoors. There are many outstanding home improvement projects you may want to consider.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Oct 14: Old Home Renovations: The Best Practices to Fixing up Your Garage

The garage tends to be one of the more overlooked home renovation projects. You can add a lot of usability to even the smallest of spaces by investing some time into these solutions.

Heating and Cooling

Old Home Renovations: How to Get Your Heating System Ready for This Winter

Your heating system is a crucial part of living in your house during the winter. In most parts of the country, it’s important to have a functioning heating system because of how cold it can get.

Weekly Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for Oct 07: Old Home Updates: How Technology Can Bring Your House out of the Stone Age

Your old home doesn’t have to stay stuck in the 17th century. In fact, there are updates you can do that are simple and cheap that will make your old home feel like new.

Garage

The Man Cave: 5 Reasons to Get Garage Repairs Done Before Winter

Your garage is the perfect place for a man cave, but is it really ready to become a man cave?