• 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.

  • Spring Entertaining | 4 Tips To Prepare a Fabulous Party-Ready Lawn

    5 September 2014

    Lawn maintenance is difficult in any season, but it is especially hard during dreary winters. Nevertheless, you do the hard work because your lawn is your pride and joy. Now that winter is finally over, you're hosting a spring party, and you want to show off the lawn you worked so hard to maintain during winter. Here are some tips to make your lawn look even more fabulous in preparation for the spring party.

  • How To Prune A Tree To Keep It Healthy

    5 September 2014

    Keeping trees pruned will help them stay strong and healthy as well as making them look nice on your property. If a tree isn't pruned properly, it can damage the tree—possibly killing it—so follow these steps to ensure you are pruning your tree the proper way. When to prune: Pruning in the late fall or early winter will put the minimum amount of stress on the tree. Fall and winter pruning will also reduce the chance that insects and fungus will get into the tree where you cut and possibly cause infection.

  • Budget-Friendly Moving: 3 Reasons To Choose An Interstate Backloading Removalist

    5 September 2014

    Moving interstate and worried about the expense you're about to incur? You're not alone. The good news is that it doesn't have to cost you a fortune. Some interstate removalist services will get the job done with the same efficiency at a fraction of the cost – how? The answer lies in backloading. When you hire a backloading removalist, you share truck space with someone else who is moving in the same direction.