We all know that we should test our smoke and carbon monoxide detectors on a monthly basis, but who amongst us really does? Guilty as charged here. But the new years is an excellent time to do this. It’s the time for new starts and those inevitable New Year’s resolutions. Some detectors are combination units; […]
Really hard freezes aren’t very common where I live, and when they do happen, they are very short-term. Because of that, most homeowners don’t give much thought to preventing frozen water pipes.
One way to get more of your money back and save money on utility bills is to take advantage of the federal energy tax credit.
I’ve got to admit, I’m more of a nuts n’ bolts person by nature, but I’ve picked up some decorating and interior design knowledge over the years, and especially over the last year when a couple of decorating consultant friends have been broadening my rather limited horizon.
Acupressure is a great way to relax, recover from a hard workout, boost your energy levels, and give some relief to conditions like chronic low back pain. I sometimes suffer from low back pain myself due to OLDR (Obsessive Long Distance Running).
With the year winding down and Halloween almost upon us, it’ll soon be time to think about the holiday season in general and Christmas gifts in particular. Anyone who gifts a DIY enthusiast, home repair aficionado, woodworker, or a honeydo list completer, will have zero problems coming up with something suitable.
If you own a home or even live in a rental property, you know that repair and maintenance tasks are never ending. To keep up with that honey-do list, most people at the minimum have one of those orange Home Depot tool boxes loaded with a hammer, a couple of screwdrivers, a pair of pliers, […]
Most homeowners never give their roof a second thought until there’s a problem like a water leak. But most people can inspect components like composition shingles and flashing and make minor repairs. This is even more important in areas subject to a lot of winter snowfall. Depending on conditions, a quality shingle roof should last […]
Most homeowners never give their roof a second though until there’s a problem like a water leak. But most people can inspect components like composition shingles and flashing and make minor repairs. This is even more important in areas subject to a lot of winter snowfall. Depending on conditions, a quality shingle roof should last […]
Whether you put any confidence in the global warming/climate change issue or not, it’s fairly easy to trust the annual Farmers’ Almanac. They’ve published the newest edition and included the 2010/2011 winter weather prediction. Winter weather is like any other natural phenomenon, what you get depends on where you live. The Almanac prophesies that the […]