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Plumbing and Wiring

4 Warning Signs That Your Home Electrical System Needs a Major Overhaul

Tweet There are a few signs that you can look for if you suspect that the electrical system needs to be updated. You don’t have to live in an older

Home Renovation

4 Signs You Should Consider a Whole Home Remodel

Tweet In certain situations, these projects become more necessary than you anticipate. The following are four signs that a whole home remodeling project is in your home’s future. Structural Problems

Home Safety Quick Checklist

Quick Checklist:     Where There is Smoke: Top 4 Risks for Home Fires

Tweet When it comes to protecting your family from harm, it’s important to remember that the biggest dangers come from hidden problems. Most people know to keep an eye on

Home Renovation

5 Extreme Home Makeover Projects to Leave to the Pros

Tweet While television and the internet may imply otherwise, the sad truth is that the majority of DIY projects are failures rather than successes. Here are five home makeover projects

Home Interior

Advice for First-Time Home Renovators

You’re a new homeowner and your home requires some maintenance or repairs to bring it up to snuff. If you haven’t worked on a home before, doing your own maintenance can seem a bit intimidating, but it is a move that can save you much money and provide a sense of ownership that you might otherwise miss.

Laundry Room

How to Fix Your Clothes Dryer

My neighbor called me last week and said that her dryer wasn’t working. I went over to her house, gave her dryer a look, plugged it in and it began working. Just like that.

Heating and Cooling

How to Lower Your Electrical Bill

Tweet As you plan your home renovation project, you may be concerned that any expansion of your home’s square footage will present a corresponding increase in electrical costs. These concerns

Basement Home Theater

Smart Tips for Your Basement Home Theater

Tweet One area of your home that may be suitable for setting up a dedicated home theater is your basement. This area of your home may already be used as

Home Renovation

Home Renovation: Making Better Use of Your Current Space

Tweet Simpler updates can save you time and money, budget pleasing renovations you can handle yourself or with the help of one more contractors. Home Improvement Tips So, what areas

Rec Room

Counting the Cost of Basement Conversion

Tweet One area of the home just ripe for conversion is the basement or what some people call the “cellar,” especially if it is unfinished. If you have a basement,