Your patience and ingenuity with that funky self-assembly bookcase was, by all accounts, astonishing. People were talking about it for days afterward, and the bookcase in question is still standing.
But now you have another major project — one that doesn’t come flat-packed and requires tools you didn’t even know existed. You need a handyman…or handyperson.
Unfortunately, hiring a handyman to attack your walls with a power drill is pretty risky. You don’t want to spend half your life trying to explain why the door should open the other way or invest a small fortune correcting the mistake.
To avoid beginning a long and painful relationship with a second-rate handyman, use this guide to help you find the perfect person Read More
We are heading into spring and what better way to kick off your spring cleaning and to do tasks with one of the most basic but crucial tasks to do at home. Replacing your air conditioning filters frequently is an important part of keeping your home healthy. Depending on the type of filters you buy, these can often catch dirt, dust, pollen, pet dander, and even Read More
If you can see your trees and you are not blasted with snow or ice, it is a good time to trim your trees for spring and summer growth. Trimming your trees can help give them life in spring with fuller leaves and fruit. It is also wise to trim trees and shrubs that are especially close to a home. Overgrown trees and shrubs can damage the exterior of your home. During storms throughout the year, trees and shrubs can bang, scratch and damage the exterior of your home. Damage to exterior walls, gutters, roofs, and even windows can occur during any Read More
There has a been a lot of snow across parts of the United States this year and living in climates where there is snow and temperatures that get below freezing can cause different risks to our home. Ice Dams are some of the risks that can occur during cold temperatures. Ice dams form on your gutters and roof and generally occur after heavy snowfall followed by really cold temperatures. Ice dams that build up can cause serious damage including destroying gutters and eaves which ultimately can cause water leaks in your home’s exterior walls or attic. Making sure your walls are protected will prevent ineffective insulation and thus increased utility bills and mold and mildew problems which can lead to damage, rot or an unhealthy environment. It is important to be diligent and prevent them Read More
Well with all the snow hitting various parts of the United States this week, we wanted to remind those living in cold weather climates to protect themselves during snow storms. When snow and ice form on your driveways and walkways during the winter, after removing the snow using shovels, snow blowers or plows, remember to sprinkle sand or salt on these areas to help further eliminate the snow and ice.
Black ice and other thin layers of ice are an extreme Read More