6 February 2015
Installing new kitchen cabinets can completely change the functionality and style of your kitchen. However, a new kitchen cabinet system can cost a lot of money. Luckily, there are many cost effective ways to make your kitchen cabinets more functional without spending an arm and a leg. This article will highlight a few ways to upgrade your kitchen cabinets. Installing New Molding For a purely stylistic upgrade to your kitchen cabinets, you should consider installing new molding.
30 January 2015
Do you notice that your eyes are puffy in the morning after sleeping with the air conditioner on? It's probably not a coincidence that your itchy, red eyes become worse on the hottest days of the year. It's not the air conditioning itself that's causing your reaction, but rather the fact that it's blowing allergen particles into the air. Why do the symptoms occur only in the morning? Perhaps you're allergic to pollen, pet dander, dust or mold spores.
28 January 2015
There are almost 100 million homes in the U.S. with air conditioning. Chances are you may be one of them, and you may have a window unit installed. During warm months, you want to be able to rely on your air conditioning unit to keep you and your family cool. If it quits working, you could spend tons of money hiring a professional to come out and fix it. In many cases, problems with your window unit could have been avoided if you had only performed simple maintenance procedures on it.
23 January 2015
When you buy an older home, it can come with a lot of seemingly strange perks. Older homes often have original architecture, such as pulleys built into windows, ladders climbing the sides of homes, and even laundry elevators. There might even be another structure in your new home that reminds you of the heat source in your childhood grade school- a radiator. This begs the question: should you heat your home with a boiler, or switch to a modern furnace?
21 January 2015
It's important to maintain your stamped concrete, and the best way to do this is to regularly reseal it. Contractors (such as those from Lee-Sure Pools Inc) generally recommend that you reseal your stamped concrete once every two years or so. Depending on the amount of direct sunlight and foot traffic the area receives, you might have to do it even more often. If you decide to wait longer than this, you might notice some color fading.
16 January 2015
Whether you live in a 500-square-foot apartment or a 5,000-square-foot home, the fact remains that heating your space during the frigid months of winter can be pricey. Nobody looks forward to receiving their monthly energy bills, but did you know you could be throwing money out the window if you're not heating your home responsibly and efficiently? Read on to learn about the top home heating mistakes you need to avoid.
12 January 2015
One of the biggest benefits of owning your own home is the fact that you can spend countless hours enjoying outdoor time with your children. If there is one thing that will make antsy kids even more hard to handle it is keeping them cooped up indoors all day. While you may love the fact that your home has a backyard, close proximity to a road or highway can create an issue if you want to let your kids outside to play.