5 Quick and Easy Home Repairs for Busy Women

home repairs any woman can tackleMarried women often have the option to ask their partner to do home repairs around the home, but that’s not possible if you’re single, nor desirable if you’re divorced.

After all, who wants their ex nosing around their home… Read More


Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioning Unit? The Practical Homeowner’s Guide

Repair or ReplaceShould you repair or replace your broken air conditioner? It seems straightforward enough, right? If the cost of repair is significantly less than replacement, save some money and go with the repair.

Unfortunately, the solution isn’t always so cut and dry. Let’s say you’re dealing with a broken air conditioner that could cost you a couple hundred dollars to repair. While replacement would be somewhere in the ballpark or $4,000.

It’s tempting to save a few thousand dollars in the short term and schedule the repair. Maybe a few months later your compressor wears out and you drop a few hundred bucks. Yet again to get that replaced. Then the motor goes out a few months later. You see the point.  Read More


7 Common Home Repairs You Can Do By Yourself

This is a fantastic infographic that showcases seven common home repairs that you too can do yourself. Because all homes need care and attention, it is important that you know what you can do around the house. We think you have the skills to perform these projects. Now you need to be confident that you have the skills to perform some of these projects yourself. Here are some tips on how to get these projects completed. The organization that created this infographic, Heiton Buckley, also has and interactive guide that walks you visually through the steps of these home repairs.

Learn about these seven repairs now.  Read More


Hiring a Contractor: 12 Questions to Ask a Contractor

Are you ready or thinking about some home maintenance or home improvement projects? Do you need professional assistance from a trained contractor? Here are some key questions to ask when interviewing a contractor. These questions are necessary and should be easy for any contractor to answer. If contractors cannot answer them, then it is time to interview another contractor. We also suggest you ask if all contractors have examples of their work that they can can share with you. References are also a great idea to ask for to understand how your potential contractors can work with others. These and other questions are similar to those in the following infographic detailing other related reference questions. Use technology to help understand your contractors work. Ask if you can see their work via Skype, Google Hangouts, Face time or in person.  We also like to know Read More


10 Tools for Every Homeowners Needs

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Being a homeowner has lots of advantages but with those advantages you have this house that oftentimes needs updates or quick fixes.  Here are ten tools that can help every homeowner fix and repair items in their home.  Read More