Four Tips For Winterizing Your Plumbing

Cold weather can bring on a plethora of issues for your plumbing system. One of the biggest plumbing issues homeowners face is busted pipes. There are two causes for this, frozen pipes and high pressure in the pipes. About 22 gallons of water are lost from a leak at an average residence per day. Before the temperatures reach freezing level, you want to start making adjustments as needed. Here are some tips for winterizing your plumbing system to help you get started. [Read More]

Answering Routine Driveway Maintenance Questions

It is relatively common for homeowners to be uninformed about the needs of their driveways. Unfortunately, this can make this part of your home more prone to experiencing a number of problems. In addition to degrading the appearance of your home, these issues can also cause damage to the tires and suspension of cars that drive on the driveway. If you find yourself unsure of how to properly care for your driveway, understanding the answers to the following two pavement maintenance questions will help you to ensure the driveway lasts for as long as possible. [Read More]

How To Easily Replace A Leaky Kitchen Sink Basket

If you noticed a small puddle or drops of water under your kitchen sink, the leak may be coming from the basket strainer. Here is how to test and see if the basket strainer is the source of the leaks and how to replace it if it is. Test For A Leak In The Kitchen Sink Basket The first thing you need to do is confirm that your suspensions are correct. [Read More]

Customize Your Fireplace To Fit Your Home

Unless you had a custom home built to fit your design personality, odds are good that at some point you will do some remodeling. This could be small things, like painting or changing the carpet to match your furniture, or major changes like knocking out walls. If there is a fireplace in the house, you may be wondering what to do with it. If you use it to have a fire, you may wish it had a different look, if you don't use it for fires, you can turn it into a number of different things. [Read More]