If there’s one thing most people can agree on, its that spending time and money fixing your plumbing can be a headache. Whichever route you take, DIY repair or paying out for a contractor, the end result is the same; you dedicate a lot of time and money to the project. Unfortunately, plumbing issues are a hazard of owning a home. However, many plumbing issues are caused by avoidable circumstances.Details
When redoing a room or other part of a home, often the biggest concern is acquiring the materials to do said project. You can easily enough go to your local hardware store to purchase the materials. However, this can be very costly, particularly if you are doing significant amounts of work. Most people chalk this expense up as unavoidable. Where would you be able to find high-quality materials for an affordable price? The answer is in our nation’s past. Consider using repurposed barn materials for your next remodel project!Details
As surprising as it may seem, winter is just around the corner. The leaves are already falling in droves off of the trees, and the weather is certainly getting colder. Soon enough, the northeast U.S. will be experiencing snowfalls and other inclement weather. This season is welcomed by some, while it is shunned by many others. One thing is certain; energy costs go up significantly during the winter.
Is there any way to combat the climbing energy prices this season?
When remodeling a room, balance is key to establishing a welcoming and stylish environment. Color and shading are some of the most important pieces to this puzzle. Walls should be painted a color that invites the occupant, while also complementing the rest of the room. Pairing the furniture with the color of the walls is…Details
When selling a home, it is important to take everything into consideration. Even the smallest details can weigh heavily on a house’s likelihood of a sale. It may seem counter intuitive to invest money in a house you are trying to sell, but simple, cost-effective remodeling efforts can make a significant impact on the desirability…Details
There is a wide variety of different pipe materials that can be used in plumbing. Depending on when a home is built, the type of pipe used can vary widely. It is important to understand the basic differences between the most popular pipe types. There are a few reasons for this. It is important to…Details
Many homeowners decide to take the DIY approach to home improvements, hoping to save some money. What they might not realize is that these repairs are often more complex than anticipated, especially when it comes to plumbing. Here are 5 common DIY plumbing mistakes:. Using Too Much Drain Cleaner Drain cleaners are great for clearing clogged…Details
Fall has settled upon the northeast. That means there’s constantly changing weather, and the leaves have changed, dried out, and are beginning to fall. The weather is getting significantly cooler, and everyone is keeping their house warm to combat the nip in the air. But what if you could “warm” up the interior of your…Details
Though it might not appear to be so, winter is steadily making its way to the United States. The signs are there: the leaves are changing, the weather is cooling, and the birds are migrating. These occurrences signal the approach of winter. Winter can be a very hard season, particularly in the northeast. People rely…Details
Since the beginning of the year, around 1,075,000 homes have been built in the United States. Although this isn’t quite the number we’ve seen during the US housing boom, Americans are predicted to spend $317 billion on home improvement by year end. That’s a 6.7% growth from last year. With 2017 set to be a…Details