Switch to Satin Brass Finishes

Brass is making a comeback, and for good reason. This gorgeous finish adds a touch of class and elegance to any room by embracing the current trend in gold accents. In bathrooms and kitchens, choose it for your faucets and knobs for a customized and modern look that stands out more than traditional chrome. Use…

When a Roof Replacement Is Absolutely Necessary

It can be difficult to determine whether it is best to invest in a brand new roof or to repair any issues that arise. While this decision is often up to your discretion and budget, there are several situations where you will need to replace your roof to ensure the safety and health of your…

Follow These Hands-On Hints To Rid Your Home of Mold

Few things strike horror in the hearts of homeowners as learning mold has infiltrated the perimeter. Don’t panic. Realize that even though it is potentially damaging and unhealthy, you can defeat mold. These practical tips should help get you started: Know the symptoms of mold exposure. Most noticeable are allergy symptoms (a runny nose, sneezing,…

When You Can Use Caulk to Plug the Leak

Caulk is sometimes used as the be-all-end-all solution for DIY home problems, especially leaks. However, there are many problems caulk just can’t fix. When to Use Calk There are some instances when caulk can be used to resolve the issue. See a few of these below: For very small holes When you can’t use flashing…

What You Need to Know About Roof Repair

Have you been noticing water stains on the walls or in the ceiling of your home? Has mold been showing up along these areas or in other damp spots around the house? The source could be a leaky roof. While finding the source of a leak can be pretty hard, the good news is, once…

Why You Should Test Your Home for Radon

The Environmental Protection Agency recommends that every home in America undergo radon testing. Read on to find out why this often-overlooked test is necessary.  The Dangers of Radon According to the EPA, 1 out of every 15 homes in America has a problem with radon. Radon is also one of the leading causes of lung…

How to Track Down a Difficult Leak

Here are some quick tips to help you track down difficult leaks. However, you’ll need to enlist a friend. Step 1 Go up to the roof with a garden hose and start low. Spray water on the area right above where you think the leak is coming from inside. Step 2 Your friend’s job is…

Three Ideas for Summer Organization

Now that summer is here and you have warm days and long evenings to look forward to, why not get a jump start on organizing your home? As the year goes on, it can be easy to put this task aside. However, clearing your home of clutter can also help clear your mind. Grill Master…