• Pre-Winter Checklist For Homeowners

    20 October 2014

    Ice, snow and cold temperatures can take their toll on your home in the winter. As the winter season draws near, it's time to prepare for the changing weather conditions ahead. Your siding, windows and roofing can all suffer if certain precautions and safety checks aren't taken. Use this pre-winter checklist to help maintain these key exterior components of your home year round, but especially as winter sets in: Siding

  • How To Clear You Clogged Bathtub: Home Remedy Options

    20 October 2014

    Clogged plumbing can be a major inconvenience and frustration in your life. Your bathtub (or shower) is a plumbing fixture that you need to use on a daily basis. So, when it starts to drain slowly, leaving standing water in the tub for several minutes up to several hours, this can cause you a great deal of trouble. Not only is this inconvenient, but also unsanitary, leaving unsightly rings and residue all around your bathtub.

  • Upgrading To Metal: Help Your Home And Your Bank Account

    20 October 2014

    As the asphalt shingles on your house start to age and get older than 20 years, it's time to replace them with a more reliable and efficient option for your house. If you are looking for a long term material that you won't have to replace in another 15-20 years, you'll want to talk with a roofing contractor about metal roofing panels. Metal roofing panels are increasing in popularity for residential properties, because of the many structural and cost efficient benefits they offer.

  • There Are Different Kinds Of Cranes Used For Different Purposes

    20 October 2014

    Cranes are used for cargo. They lift cargo from the ground to higher levels on construction sites. Cranes can also lift heavy shipping containers onto and off of cargo ships. Another thing cranes can do is carry smaller cargo around in factories. They are all force multipliers. That means that they take a little bit of force and multiply it through things like pulleys in order to do more work than the original smaller force could do.

  • Create A Decorative Flowerbed With Gravel, Plants, And Flowers

    20 October 2014

    Make a decorative flowerbed with gravel, small plants, and your favorite flowers. The gravel will assist with preventing weeds and help retain moisture to the soil that is underneath. When finished, you will have a beautiful area that will not require much upkeep. As long as each plant and flower receives plenty of water and sunlight, your flowerbed will look beautiful and well-kept.  Materials measuring tape metal stakes landscape fabric scissors shovel fertilizer plants  flowers gravel ​Measure And Dig Out The Flowerbed

  • Keep Soil Contained By Building A Retaining Wall

    20 October 2014

    Build a retaining wall to surround flowers and shrubs in your yard. The wall will provide an attractive border and will keep the plants and soil stabilized. Retaining walls are perfect to use in sloped areas and also look attractive on flat land. Follow the instructions below to complete this project.  Purchase These Materials shovel wooden posts sand  gravel tamping tool mallet concrete blocks soil concrete adhesive ​Measure And Dig

  • Get A Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System

    20 October 2014

    You want every drop of water that your family has to deal with to be pure and perfect. The best way to make sure that happens is to have a water filter in your home. You can choose to have water filters on just the faucet that you get your drinking water out of, or you can have a water filtration system that is for your house. One of these systems is attached to your home's water intake pipes.