Give Your Hardwood Flooring a Fresh Shine

Give Your Hardwood Flooring a Fresh Shine

Your hardwood floors were built to be tough, but even they need some tender loving care every now and then. Bring your hardwood floors back to life by giving them a thorough cleaning. Vacuum them, and then mop with a cleaner that is specifically made for hardwood floors—you don’t want to accidentally cause any damage,…

Dont Hide Your Firewood

Dont Hide Your Firewood

Want your house to feel instantly cozy this winter? Make use of your fireplace or woodburning stove. A sort of romantic pioneer feeling is given off when a glowing fire is burning in the grate — and your firewood is part of the aesthetic. Make your freshly-chopped wood part of your home décor this winter…

Looking for Extra Money Clean out Your Water Heater

Looking for Extra Money Clean out Your Water Heater

Sometimes, finding ways to spend less each month may be hidden where you least suspect it. An efficient water heater could keep your energy and water bills down. If you want to follow some smart home maintenance tips, keep an eye on this important appliance. Time To Flush It You may not think much about…

Direct Water Away From Your Home

Direct Water Away From Your Home

Home maintenance doesn’t have to be expensive, and when you put these home maintenance tips to use, it won’t be. One simple yet crucial chore you should tackle this weekend involves extending your downspouts, so they direct water away from the base of your home and not to it. Factory downspouts end at the foundation…

Easily Repair Drywall Holes

Easily Repair Drywall Holes

Life happens and sometimes the drywall takes a hit resulting in holes that need repair. Thankfully, repairing drywall holes and cracks is an easy home maintenance task you can accomplish in less than an hour. Clean the area needing repair; then apply a drywall patch to the affected area. Use joint compound to affix the…

Beat the Weather Install Weatherstripping

Beat the Weather Install Weatherstripping

Installing weatherstripping around windows and doors is an easy and effective way to reduce energy bills throughout the year. In hot seasons, weatherstripping prevents cool air from escaping, and in colder months, it keeps in the heat. The installation of weatherstripping is simple and quick. You can buy self-adhesive strips that you can cut to…