Beat the Heat

It's getting hot - very hot. If you live in Miami, then you understand what heat really is. But many people don't think about how the heat affects their homes. What can heat do to your home? What are some things you can do to help your house...

Hiring a Contractor

We have all been there. You have a great idea for a project on your home, but you don't know who to hire as the contractor. Hiring a contractor, for most people, is a daunting task. We have all read the horror stories of bad contractors,...

Bats In Your Attic

Bats are very interesting animals. They have fascinated movie makers since the beginning of movie production, creating monsters and heroes alike. A lot of the bad rep that bats get comes from being nocturnal, but in reality, unless a bat has rabies, it won’t come...

There Is Something Growing In The Bathroom

Mold has an amazing ability to grow and spread. It is, however, not something that impresses most of us, instead it becomes a major frustration. While mold can grow anywhere in your home, there are some areas that are much more vulnerable than others. Your bathroom is...

Tips For The Grill (No Recipes)

Who doesn’t love spending some time in the backyard at the grill? Nothing really makes you feel more like summer than having some grilled food for supper. Depending on your preference, you might use a gas grill, a charcoal grill or even an electric grill. Here are...

Are There Rodents In Your Home?

Most of us dislike rodents, and there is good reason for this. Rodents can make holes in your walls, disturb your insulation, eat your food and spread disease. Sometimes a homeowner might not notice that there is a problem until it has gotten out of hand. You should...

Have You Considered Wallpaper?

There are many different things you can do to improve the appearance of your home, some taking more time and effort than others. The walls inside your home make a huge difference in the way your home looks, and usually this will involve painting your walls, but some...

Things That Grow In The Dark

When your toilets and sinks start backing up, you don’t always know what the cause is. There are many different things that can be behind a clogged pipe, but if it is your main sewer pipe that is blocked, you will see a problem with every single drain in...

Keeping Your Family Safe In Stairs

One very common reason why children or seniors are hurt in their own homes is falling. Falling can be made a lot worse, however, if it happens on stairs. Thousands die each year from falling down stairs in the US alone. You should keep your stairs safe by...

A Safety Concern For Electricity Usage

If you live in an older home, you might not have as many electrical receptacles as you would like, and you might even find that there are a lot of ungrounded receptacles. Unfortunately, there isn’t always an easy way to fix this. If there isn’t a ground...