Maintaining and improving your home has a wide variety of tasks required to keep things running smoothly. Do you call these tasks to dos or projects or something else? It doesn’t really matter what you call them, but perhaps what is more important is to categorized them to help you run your home smoothly.
To Dos are usually smaller in scope and the homeowner typically has the skill to accomplish these on their own. They are often more related to routine annual maintenance tasks or small fix it types of tasks. Budget, design, and product selection are also usually not relevant to to-dos around the Read More
The line of tornadoes that marched across the Midwest this week gave proof to the expert’s predictions that 2012 is on track to be a record year for tornadoes. The nation has already seen more tornadoes this year than in 2011, the deadliest year for tornadoes in the USA since 1925. Preparing for a tornado is challenging as scientists have yet to develop an adequate warning system. Read More
This Old House has an incredibly disturbing, yet incredibly interesting series on their website titled “Home Inspection Nightmares“. It’s basically just a compilation of some of the worst home inspections and their findings, ranging from major mold issues to items such as zip ties and basketballs being used as stand-in hardware tools. There were leaks and leaky pipes (that’s a high water bill), hedges like this one that is overgrown and growing into crevices like chimneys, surprise and not welcome Read More