6 Plumbing Projects to Upgrade Your Kitchen and Bath

Want a new look for the kitchen or bath but don't have the budget for a full remodel? There are a few simple projects most homeowners can do on their own to give their kitchens or bathrooms a fresh look. Kitchen Replace the Faucets -- Upgrading the kitchen faucet is...

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How to Prepare Your Home for Colder Weather

Do you make a checklist of home maintenance and repair tasks before summer arrives? You should, and you should make a similar to-do list ahead of winter. An afternoon of maintenance in the fall can save time and money when the cold hits. Here are several areas to...

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What to Do When Termites Infest Your Home

"You've got termites." That's a diagnosis no homeowner wants to hear. Termites are among the most destructive pests on the planet, causing more than a billion dollars in damage each year in the United States. But there are also trained experts who can help. Here are...

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What to Consider During a Roof Inspection

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your house, and it deserves just as much attention as the kitchen or master bath. Like any other feature in the home, this area needs maintenance and attention. Inspect the roof each fall and spring, and remedy any...

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Keeping Your Home Cool and Efficient

The dog days of summer have arrived, and your home's air conditioner is getting a workout. How do you stay cool and not break the bank when the bill comes due? Help your cooling system help you. Install a Programmable Thermostat -- Programmable thermostats allow...

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The Right Fence for You

You know the saying "good fences make good neighbors" is true, but where do you actually start? As with any project, first define your budget; it will help you determine both who will construct the fence and its material. Next, pinpoint its primary purpose. Do you...

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