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3 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home For Spring

Now that spring is upon us, it’s time to shake off the winter blues and start fresh with a clean home. Organizing closets and cleaning dirt and grime can breathe new life into your house, while some simple changes in decor can change the mood of the entire space. 1. Cushions, Throws, and Covers There’s … Continue reading »

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Home Gardening Gets Tastier in 2014

If you think of flowers when you hear the word gardening, get ready for a change this year. The growing popularity of purchasing local produce, eating healthier, and cutting out pesticides has 20 and 30 year olds sparking a new trend that’s poised to take off in 2014–home gardening. Now that doesn’t necessarily mean rows … Continue reading »

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How To Cure Sweating Windows

Sweating windows tend to be a rather common occurrence in the winter months. Moisture in the air collects on cold surfaces and settles, forming condensation. When your panes are well insulated, you’re less likely to see this phenomenon. But in extremely humid conditions, it’s unavoidable. The problem with this situation is that it can lead … Continue reading »

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Plumbing Issues Plague Oakland Athletic Stadium

If you want to go to a baseball or football game soon, make sure it’s not at the Coliseum where the Oakland A’s and Raiders play. That’s because that stadium has been experiencing some plumbing problems, and this is not the first time. The most recent issue is said to be due to rain. Apparently, … Continue reading »

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Make Plumbing Repairs Before Having Guests Over

Entertaining at your house can be great fun, whether you’re having a holiday party or just watching football. But you should make sure your plumbing is up to the task of handling all your guests before you invite them over. After all, lots of homes have little plumbing quirks that the residents get used to … Continue reading »

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Avoid Getting Ripped Off By Roofing Salespeople

You probably don’t make it a point to get on your roof regularly and look for problems to fix, but shady door-to-door salespeople are doing just that in some cities. Homeowners who fall for this trick are getting ripped off in many cases, because the supposed roofers who come to their door are not always … Continue reading »

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UV Radiation Is Aging Your Roof

Bad weather is not the only thing that can harm your roof, according to William A. Kirn, a Registered Roof Consultant. Most people know that heat, rain, snow, sleet, and high winds can wreak havoc on your roof over time, and all roofs eventually need to be replaced. But the single most damaging component is … Continue reading »

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Fall Brings the Harvest, and Harvests Bring the Mice

If you live in an area where there are farms, especially large fields, you may need to prepare for an inevitable mouse problem. When farmers start to reap their harvest, thousands of rodents who have made their homes there will be looking for a new place to stay. As fall turns to winter, they are … Continue reading »

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Home Security Advances Aid Police in Catching Criminals

Technological advances have not only made home security systems more sophisticated, they have also made them much better at helping law enforcement identify and catch criminals. Because of high-resolution cameras and other enhanced features, home security systems are able to capture better videos. This may lead to better images of criminals who have broken into … Continue reading »

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Common Sense Hurricane Preparation for Your Home

Hurricane season kicked off in June and will last through the end of November. If you live in a coastal area, then you need to know how to prep your home to prevent costly damage. To prevent structural damage to your home, focus on your windows, doors, roof and garage. The following are a few … Continue reading »

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