Talking About Crawlspace Repairs

  • It's All Gone to Pot: Repair Potholes in Your Paved Road or Driveway

    24 August 2016

    Have you noticed that your driveway or road is bumpier than usual? Damaged pavement is a likely culprit, and the damage that potholes cause can be significant. When it comes to paving maintenance, it pays to address these situations sooner rather than later. Some tips for repairing your driveway and preventing damage to your vehicles are found below. Catch the cracks. Catch the cracks in your pavement early to prevent them from becoming potholes later.

  • Plan A Backyard Barbecue To Celebrate Your Recent Promotion

    20 July 2016

    If you will be throwing a backyard barbecue in the near future to celebrate your recent promotion at the office where you are employed, consider including the following ideas in your plans to help provide yourself, your friends, and family members with an enjoyable time. Dunking Booth And Bull Ride Rent a dunking booth and inflatable bull ride from a company that rents out items for parties. The crew from a rental company will help set up the items that you select and will instruct you on how to use each one.

  • 3 Tips To Protect A Senior With Dementia From In-Home Fires

    20 July 2016

    If you have an aging loved one who is showing signs of dementia, you might be concerned about him or her being harmed in the home, such as by a fire. As a senior becomes more and more forgetful due to the progression of his or her dementia, it can be common for he or she to be put in potentially dangerous situations. Luckily, following a few tips can help you protect your loved one from a potential fire.

  • Two Signs That Your Electrical Socket Needs Professional Assistance

    30 June 2016

    The electrical system in your home is an absolute necessity when it comes to powering your lights and appliances. But while your electrical system is important, it can also be quite dangerous. Specifically, if the system is not working correctly, then a fire can start in your home. Around 45,000 to 55,000 home fires each year are attributed to electrical failures and malfunctions. This means you need to be diligent about pinpointing signs that may signify a home electrical issue.

  • Tips For Those Considering Installing French Doors

    15 June 2016

    French doors can be an excellent option for homeowners that want doors that provide an excellent view the yard or garden. Unfortunately, there are any people that lack the experience needed to make informed choices when it comes to getting the most from the investment of installing these doors. If you have limited experience with these doors but want to install them in your home, you should use the following tips to ensure that you get the most from this upgrade.

  • Create Flower Boxes Out Of Gutters To Use Around Your Deck

    10 May 2016

    If you want to keep mosquitoes at bay while you are relaxing on your backyard deck, consider planting marigolds and floss flowers around the edges of the deck because they repel the pests. If you have dogs that enjoy digging up your plants, you can still create a comfortable outdoor oasis by creating flower boxes to hang on the handrails around your deck. The guide below walks you through the process of creating customized flower boxes using gutters.

  • How To Patch Concrete Cracks

    10 May 2016

    Cracks in your concrete are annoying and unsightly. They can also become trip hazards and compromise the integrity of the concrete slab. This is why you obviously want to repair cracks as soon as possible. When left alone, the cracks will just get bigger and bigger. The best product for filling small concrete cracks is premixed liquid crack filler. This is easy to use because you don't need to mix it and you can pour it right into the crack.

  • Saved From A Smelly Mess: 3 Sewer Pump Maintenance Tips To Prevent Problems

    25 April 2016

    If you have a home that is below grade level or on a basement, a sewer pump may be used to take sewage waste from your home to a sewer line or a septic system. This is an important part of the mechanical systems in your home and if it breaks, you may find yourself dealing with an unpleasant mess. Doing maintenance to prevent these problems can help save you from the mess, and here are some tips to ensure your sewer pump does not fail:

  • The Tree Stump Situation: Four Reasons For Removal

    6 April 2016

    When you hire a professional tree care service to remove a tree, the workers will often cut down the tree in sections, beginning at the top, and working their way down to the bottom. However, it is usually not possible to cut the stump flush with the ground, so the workers will typically leave a 6- to 18-inch-high stump where the tree once stood. Tree stump removal is generally regarded as a separate task, and the tree service will likely require additional fees for the stump's removal.

  • How To Use A Drum Sander To Refinish Your Floor

    17 February 2016

    If you have a solid hardwood floor in your home, you can refinish it and completely change the look of that room. In fact, this is one of the main advantages of investing in a solid floor instead of an engineered hardwood floor. Since the floors made out of thicker, solid planks of wood, you can sand it down and refinish it as often as you need. If you try to do this with engineered floor, you might saying through the top layer and expose the lower layers of composite wood underneath.