• 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.

  • 3 Common Causes For Malfunctioning Evaporator Coils And Lack Of Cold Air

    11 February 2016

    The evaporator coils in a central air conditioner are one of the last, but most important stops in the cooling process. Liquid refrigerant passes from the condensing unit outside your home and into the evaporator coils in the air handler. The evaporator coils turn the refrigerant back into a gas and, in the process, the coils become cold. Cycling warm air, passing through from your home via a blower fan, passes over the coils and becomes colder, then passes back out into your home.

  • 4 Electrical Tips to Stay Safe at Home

    20 January 2016

    When it comes to your home life, undoubtedly, one of the most important things to you is you and your other housemate or family's safety. There are probably many things that spring to your mind when you consider the safety of your own life or family members; on that list, you should include the potential for electrical issues. Although electrical safety issues are not the most commonplace phenomenon, they still occur, and you should be aware of their potential for danger.

  • The Secrets Of A Well-Maintained Automatic Gate

    2 January 2016

    There are some automatic gates that are advertised as being maintenance-free. This does not necessarily mean that they require no maintenance, but the amount of maintenance required is much lower. Still, there are many maintenance tasks that will still be necessary for prolonging the life of your gate. Clean The Gate Like with anything else, if you keep your gate clean, it will be less likely to break down. Wash your gate at least once a year and the paint will not begin to fake off.

  • 4 Ways To Jazz Up Your Home's Interior With Paint

    15 December 2015

    If you're bored with your home's interior, but don't have  the money to rip things out and replace them, paint can be your lifesaver. Turning your bland, outdated interior into something new and exciting is possible on even a tight budget. Brighten Up The Kitchen Cabinets Kitchen cabinets are usually pretty boring, especially if they look like they harken back a couple of decades. Add a modern and updated look to your cabinets by removing some of the doors and painting only the insides.

  • Resolving Issues With Your Septic System

    27 November 2015

    There are a few very specific issues that are likely to crop up within your septic system, and resolving them should be done in a timely manner. Unfortunately, it can sometimes be difficult to diagnose, but doing so can help ensure that you handle it properly and avoid the root cause in the future. There are a number of products that offer a quick fix for septic system problems, but they may not always be the right approach for your situation.

  • Sugar Ants Crawling Through Your Loose Window Glass? Try These Easy Repair Tips

    10 November 2015

    If sugar ants enter your home through the loose window glass, stop the problem now. Sugar ants are some of the most bothersome pests you face, especially if they enter your home in droves. Most sugar ants crawl into the home through small cracks in the foundation, which you can seal up with liquid caulking or some other material. But when they crawl between the loose glass on your home's windows, you need to solve the problem without causing further damage to the glass.