Four Plumbing Drain Problems And How To Deal With Them

If the plumbing in your home is draining slowly, it can be due to many different problems. If it is the kitchen sink, it may just be trash in the trap. If it is the main sewer line, it can be clogs, collapsed pipes or roots growing in the drainpipes. Here are some of the plumbing problems that may be causing your drains to backup: 1. Common Trash Getting Caught In Plumbing Traps [Read More]

Kitchen Upgrades That Can Accommodate For Physical Limitations

If you have physical limitations, some tasks in the kitchen might seem impossible. With a few simple remodeling projects, you can make your kitchen more accessible even with limited mobility or injury. Here are four kitchen remodeling ideas for those who suffer from some sort of physical limitation and need to adapt their home to accommodate. 1. Lower Cabinets and Shelving If your cabinets and shelving are too high, these might cause strain when reaching. [Read More]

Protect Your Draperies From The Sun This Summer

Your draperies represent a significant investment. By providing color and by protecting the room from the harsh effects of the sun, your draperies are a significant player in the visual landscape of your home's interior. Yet even as your drapes are protecting your home from damaging UV rays, they could be succumbing to sun damage themselves. Over time, your drapes could become faded and may even rot from regular, constant UV exposure. [Read More]

Recycle, Re-Purpose And Declutter Your Home

When you do major cleaning and organizing in your home this year, you have many opportunities to recycle items around the home. Don't just throw items in the trash when you can donate or recycle them. Here are some ways to organize the house and get rid of the clutter without filling up the landfill. Kitchen Cleanup If you have any large appliances to get rid of, such as an old stove or refrigerator sitting in the garage, you can sell those to a company that refurbishes appliances for resale. [Read More]