Have you lived in your house for such a long time that your kitchen might as well have been designed in the Dark Ages? Or, maybe you moved into a previously owned residence and you wonder how the last owner even functioned in the kitchen. Those might be exaggerations, but there might be some truth to them, right? Do you have your kitchen remodel plan already? If not, from selecting new countertops and cabinets to buying new furniture, here are some ideas that might help you as you go forward with your kitchen remodeling project.
30 June 2019
If you plan to build a deck in your backyard this summer, and you're thinking about making it a do-it-yourself project, you should think again. Building a deck may seem like something that can be accomplished as a do-it-yourself project, but there are aspects of deck building that will require a professional approach. Here are just three of the reasons you need to have your deck professionally installed. 1. Make Better Use of the Space
22 May 2019
A septic tank can be a major component of your home's plumbing. However, you may not fully appreciate or be aware of the numerous problems that it can cause if it is not properly maintained. In particular, there are some major problems that can arise when the septic tank is not pumped and cleaned on a fairly consistent basis. Landscaping Damage A septic tank that has been allowed to become overfilled can be much more likely to clog.
4 April 2019
If your have has a lot of carpeting throughout that's no longer in the best condition, you may be unsure of how to get started with making it appear brighter and in better shape. If you've decided to get the carpeting ripped out and replaced with new carpet, you may be unsure of how to get started with picking the very best carpeting. Instead of simply choosing the same carpeting as before, consider the following tips that can help increase the chances of it lasting a long time without needing to be replaced.
20 February 2019
Do you have a friend or family member that has recently moved into their very own home for the first time? If so, you're probably looking for ideas about what to give that person as a housewarming gift. Instead of adding another houseplant or casserole dish to what's likely an already growing collection, give them a plumbing gift basket instead. Here, you'll find a short list of the things to include in the basket to prepare them for some of the plumbing problems they'll face.
3 January 2019
Depending on the age of your home, you might reach a point during your home ownership when you need to add to or replace the insulation in your attic. Before you tackle this task, there are different preparations you need to make for a seamless installation. Address Any Moisture Issues The attic is one of the spaces in your home that might be affected by moisture. You need to evaluate the area for any signs of openings where there may be water, mold, or humidity.
28 November 2018
Planning an outdoor festival or other event is an excellent way to bring the community together. However, the process is a lot of work. Attendees will expect that you have completed a considerable amount of planning to ensure the event goes off without a problem, including planning for bathroom facilities. If this event is your first time in the planning seat, learn some bathroom planning tips you want to follow if you want everyone to walk away with a smile on their faces.
10 October 2018
Living in a modern household means that appliances power nearly everything that you do. Washing and drying clothes, cooking dinner on the stove, cleaning dishes in the dishwasher, and using so many other wonderful appliances make it a lot easier to complete your daily tasks. These devices endure a lot of wear-and-tear so it's no wonder when they start to malfunction. The question then becomes: Should you repair the appliances or have them replaced?
4 September 2018
While many people get their drinking water from the city, others must rely on drinking wells to provide water. However, just because you currently use city water doesn't mean you can't switch to well water. Depending on where you live, installing a drinking well may be a better solution overall. Check out these three reasons you should consider installing a drinking well on your property. The Water Is Free and Under Your Control
20 July 2018
Concrete septic tanks often last for many years. They can even last longer than the drainfield. However, it's always possible for concrete to crack. A crack might form if the soil shifts or if a heavy vehicle drives over the tank. Concrete that wasn't mixed properly can also cause a tank to wear out faster and develop holes or cracks. Here's when to suspect your tank might be cracked and how it's fixed.
6 June 2018