• Do-it-Yourself Accessories That Can Really Spruce Up Your Bathroom

    9 September 2014

    The accessories that you keep in your bathroom, such as the soap dishes and toilet paper holders that you use, can really make a difference in your home's appearance. If you are interested in dressing up your bathroom and are a little bit crafty, consider one of these tips for making homemade accessories. Once you do, you're sure to want to tackle do-it-yourself projects elsewhere in your home. Make Your Own Toothbrush Holder

  • A guide to safely moving and storing your fridge/freezer

    9 September 2014

    At one time or another you may have to put some stuff into storage. One item that a lot of people worry about storing is their fridge/freezer. This is due to the worry of it getting damaged or ending up covered in mildew with a smell that cannot be shifted. Here are a few tips for how it's best to move it into storage and measures that can be taken in order to prevent having to invest in a new one.

  • The Five Common Blade Technologies You Can Choose From

    9 September 2014

    Blades are the portion of either a tool or a machine, consisting of an edge specifically designed to cut, puncture, slash, chop, stab, slice, or even scrape either materials or surfaces. Blades are mostly created by using a metal such as steel, but can also be made from flint or ceramic. Despite the fact that blades are principally used in the preparation of food, by chopping or slicing it, it's not uncommon for blades to be used as weapons in order to stop the behavior of an attacker by either puncturing a blood vessel or severing a muscle.

  • Costly Plumbing Mistakes a Homeowner Should Avoid

    8 September 2014

    Are you making mistakes that necessitate the need to hire a plumber? Once in a while you will need the services of a plumber, like Duncan's Plumbing Service, but you could avoid certain costly mistakes. Leaving Hoses Connected All Year This is one mistake that happens too often. Leaving horses connected especially during winter is an expensive mistake. This will cause the outdoor faucet or sillcock to freeze. This will damage the water supply necessitating the need for a plumber.

  • How to Conserve Water at Home

    8 September 2014

    Though the earth is mostly covered with water-–approximately 71 percent–-only a small amount is actually able to be consumed by humans. It's estimated that of all of the water on earth, only about 0.3 percent is suitable for human consumption. Given this startling statistic, conserving water is extremely important. Plus, limiting the amount of water you use can also help to reduce your utility bills. It's not hard to conserve water at home.

  • What to Do If Your Purse is Stolen

    8 September 2014

    If your purse is stolen, it is important for you to take different steps to ensure your safety and the safety of your information. Since you carry most of your personal information inside your purse, it would not be hard for a criminal to find out where you live and work. Having your purse stolen creates a dangerous situation for you; however, you can take extra steps and measures to secure your safety again.

  • How to paint asbestos siding and spare the expense of removal

    8 September 2014

    Do you own a home that was built between World War II and the early 1980s? If so, many home renovation projects that you are considering may require the additional efforts and expenses. Two out of every three homes built during that time were built with materials containing asbestos. Here, you will learn how to paint asbestos siding to save you the expense and the effort of having the asbestos siding removed and to improve the appearance of your home.

  • Protecting Your Watch from Water Damage and What to Do if it Happens

    5 September 2014

    Most watches are resistant to the occasional dunking in the sink or being sprayed with a hose. However, over time, it is important to do a bit of maintenance to the watchcase to keep it from being damaged by water getting into the gears. If you see water inside the face, or notice moisture around the back cover, there are a few steps you should take to dry it out and keep it running.

  • Want to Make a Better First Impression? 2 Ways to Spruce Up Your Home

    5 September 2014

    If you want to make a great first impression when someone pulls into your driveway, there are some changes you can make, such as your giving your garage door a makeover, and adding some lighting to your landscaping. Give Your Garage Door a Makeover In many cases, the garage door is an eyesore on homes. If you are not ready to replace your current door, you can give it a makeover.

  • 3 Ways To Reduce Your Reliance On Air Conditioning

    5 September 2014

    Paying for your air conditioning is one of the biggest expenses you can have on your monthly energy bill. And while you may have thought of ways to keep the air conditioning off more often, you may be looking for a more permanent solution. So here are three ways you can reduce or eliminate the use of air conditioning in your home. Roofing -- Although it may seem tangential, the material and sealants you use for your roofing can affect the temperature of your home during hot summer months.