• Location, Location, Location -- 4 Tips For Placing Your First Swimming Pool

    29 June 2016

    When planning for your first in-ground pool, where you put it can be one of the most important factors to getting a pool you'll love and spend less time maintaining. But how can you know what to look for when placing it? Here are 4 ways to find the perfect site. Leave Enough Room. If you have a small yard or an otherwise limited space to place the pool, avoid the tendency to put as much pool as possible into the spot.

  • Commercial "Door" Options For Your Amusement Park: How To Make Your Park Safer And More Secure

    8 June 2016

    Upscale theme parks have incorporated high-tech means of making their theme parks safer, more secure and they have stopped ticket thefts and transfers from occurring. If you want to keep your theme park as safe and secure as these others, you may want to incorporate some of the same commercial doors that they do. Here is a closer look at your options and how each works to keep your park visitors safe and happy.

  • How To Replace A Bulb In A Recessed Light Fixture

    23 May 2016

    If you have a damaged recessed light bulb in your home, you don't have to replace the whole fixture. Changing a recessed light bulb can be tricky, since little space exists between the bulb and fixture, but it isn't impossible to change the bulb yourself. Here are some tips to change a recessed light bulb. Prepare to Work For this project, you need a ladder, voltage tester, duct tape, and a replacement recessed light bulb.

  • 3 Ways To Make Your Garage More Secure

    6 May 2016

    Having a garage where you can park your car makes your life so much easier. You can protect your car from the weather, protect yourself from the weather, and load and unload your car much easier. However, your garage door can be a weak point in your home's security. There are things that you can do that will help to increase the strength of that weak point and improve your home's security.

  • Creating A Backyard Path For Your Landscaping: Options For You

    4 May 2016

    As summer quickly approaches, you may find yourself thinking more and more about your backyard landscaping and specifically what you can do to improve it. One of the ways to make your landscaping more inviting and enjoyable for you and your family is to install a backyard pathway. This path can meander through your yard or lead directly to points of interest like a pool, garden, or the like, and will add style and a finished look to your yard.

  • The Perks Of Plastic Molding

    19 April 2016

    Most hardware stores sell wood or MDF (medium density fiber board) for moldings. Of course, wood is a cheap product and fairly practical for a number of reasons. Most importantly, it can be painted any color. However, there are many big disadvantages to using wooden molding. This is why many hardware stores are starting to sell plastic molding. Plastic molding are becoming more and more common, and available in more diverse styles.

  • 3 Reasons To Choose Hinged Patio Doors Instead Of Sliding Doors

    7 March 2016

    If you are currently shopping for patio doors for your home, you might be choosing between sliding and hinged doors. Both certainly have their advantages, and both can look nice as a back entrance to your home. However, many homeowners prefer hinged patio doors, and you might prefer them for your home, too. These are three reasons why. 1. They Open Up Wider If you have to move furniture in and out of the back door of your home or otherwise need a wide opening, you might find that a sliding glass door won't be wide enough.