Handy Bathroom Shower Caulking Tips and How-Tos

You clean your shower often so why does it still look dingy? Could it be that little space where the floor meets the tile wall? Over time, that thin strip of bright white caulk can start to turn an icky, brownish-yellow color. So, follow these shower caulking tips and how-tos. You’ll enjoy a beautifully refreshed,… Continue reading Handy Bathroom Shower Caulking Tips and How-Tos

How to Find The Best Shower Curtain for Your Bath

A shower curtain may seem like an afterthought, but they serve an important purpose as well. Plus, they can protect the bathroom floor from wayward sprays and drips. Here we’ll cover how to find the best shower curtain for your bath. How does a shower curtain differ from a shower liner? A shower curtain hangs… Continue reading How to Find The Best Shower Curtain for Your Bath

Weather Stripping How-Tos for Doors and Windows

Do your windows rattle on a windy day? Do you feel a slight draft when you stand next to an exterior door? If so, your indoor air, either heated or cooled, is leaking outside from the weather stripping. This can become an expensive problem that will show up on next month’s utility bill. That’s why… Continue reading Weather Stripping How-Tos for Doors and Windows

Outdoor Faucet Repair: Problem Leaks and How-to Fixes

A leaky outdoor faucet will waste gallons of water if not repaired. It also means higher water bills. And a vibrating or squeaking outdoor faucet is just annoying. If you’ve got a leaky or squeaky outdoor faucet (either traditional or frost-free), then see below for handy outdoor faucet repair tips and how-tos. Fixing a Leaky… Continue reading Outdoor Faucet Repair: Problem Leaks and How-to Fixes

Fabulous DIY Faux Paint & Gel Stain Finishes for the Modern Home

Need to give your garage door or boring kitchen backsplash a new look? Upgrade your home with a new, exciting look and feel with paint or gel stain. If you’re eager to learn more about DIY faux paint finishes or gel stain finishes, then read on. Faux Subway Tile Kitchen Backsplash This ingenious and simple… Continue reading Fabulous DIY Faux Paint & Gel Stain Finishes for the Modern Home

How to Install a Fire Alarm System and Carbon Monoxide Detector

House fires can start and spread quickly. Keep your family safe by learning to correctly install and maintain a fire alarm system. A properly installed CO detector will protect your loved ones from dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. Just a little bit of planning can make a big difference for your family. See below for… Continue reading How to Install a Fire Alarm System and Carbon Monoxide Detector

How to Get Organized for a Garage Sale

Having a garage sale is a great way to get rid of things that are cluttering up your space while making some extra money at the same time. It could be a simple one day sale, or even 2-3 days long. When hosting any sale, it’s essential to ensure that all merchandise is organized and accounted… Continue reading How to Get Organized for a Garage Sale

How-tos for Painting Over Stains on Walls and Surfaces

Did your kiddo recently “decorate” a bedroom wall with a permanent marker? Or maybe you’ve noticed a suspicious stain on the basement ceiling? Painting over stains on indoor surfaces is 3-step simple. First, you’ll need to do a little detective work to figure out the type of stain you’ve got. Continue reading for tips and… Continue reading How-tos for Painting Over Stains on Walls and Surfaces

The Facts About Energy-Efficient Windows, Plus Installation How-tos

If you have old, single-pane windows it’s likely that they’re a drain on your energy bill. Installing energy-efficient windows will reduce your heating and cooling bills, plus it’s good for the environment. And you may qualify for a tax credit. Read on to learn more – Why do I need energy-efficient windows? According to the… Continue reading The Facts About Energy-Efficient Windows, Plus Installation How-tos

Enjoy the Summer Breeze With These Clever Screened In Porch Ideas

For warm-weather relaxing and entertaining you can’t beat a screened-in porch. Plus, screened-in porches add three-season outdoor living space and square footage to your home. Sit outside and enjoy cool breezes with these screened in porch ideas. How to Decide Between an Open Porch or a Screened Porch If you’re building a new porch or… Continue reading Enjoy the Summer Breeze With These Clever Screened In Porch Ideas