A septic system is something that is easily forgotten until something goes horribly wrong. What should you avoid running down your kitchen sink? Is one type of toilet paper safer to use than another? How often does your septic tank really need to be cleaned? These were just some of the questions that I had about my septic tank after it had backed up and filled my yard with raw sewage. Since then, I have spent hours researching septic systems so that I would not have to go through that again. I have developed my website to make learning about septic systems a little easier for others like me.
7 June 2017
When you get ready to do home renovations, older homes will have a lot of surprises for you. Before you dive into a home renovation project, it is good to know what you may be facing when it comes to repairs for mechanical systems. Some of the costliest surprises are found in outdated electrical systems. Here are some of the common mechanical problems that you will be likely to run into during basement finishing projects:
31 May 2017
Now that you own a waterfront home with a boat dock, you still need one more thing to make the package complete. You need a boat lift. Having a dock attached to your waterfront home allows you easy access to your boat. However, installing a boat lift will make life much easier for you. Here are just three of the reasons why your next investment should be a boat lift.
22 May 2017
When it is time to sell your home, curb appeal is the most important factor to consider for selling home improvements. If a buyer sees your home from the street and gets bad first impressions, they are likely to not even consider looking at it. On the other hand, if your home has curb appeal and is attractive to a potential buyer before they even walk in the door, you will be more likely to sell faster.
14 May 2017
If you live in an older home, you may wonder if your concrete basement is leaking even though you cannot see water on the floor or walls. If so, look for the following three subtle signs that your old basement has a hidden leak. Air Feels Damp One sign that you may have a hidden leak is feeling a dampness in the air whenever you go into your basement. As the water slowly leaks through the walls and evaporates, the humidity of the room rises.
5 May 2017
When it comes to remodeling your home, incorporating embroidered items into your new interior design can be beneficial. Whether you are creating embroidered pillows, an embroidered wall hanging, or crafting embroidered linens, you will likely have some thread leftover once your home improvement project is complete. Here are two unique and creative ways that you can put that leftover embroidery thread to use in the future. 1. Make some string and nail art.