• 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.

  • 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.