4 Tips For Making Moving Your New Mattress Easy


With the average mid-priced mattress lasting around seven years with proper care, you may find that you need to move out of your current home or apartment and will need to bring the mattress along. While you may be used to moving the mattress similarly to any other piece of furniture, this can be a mistake since it could lead to significant damage to the mattress and could even void the warranty.

2 March 2016

Three Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Washing Machine Working Optimally


You might wash several loads of laundry each week without spending much time thinking about your washing machine. If the machine breaks down, however, you'll quickly realize how much you were taking it for granted. The good news is that an appliance service can visit your home to take care of the broken washing machine and have it up and running before long. If you want to avoid the risk of having a breakdown, however, you can perform a series of simple maintenance tips that can keep the machine running properly.

9 February 2016

Tips For Recovering Items From A Household Flood


Once the shock dies down of coming home to find your clothing, furniture and other household items soaked from a flood, it's time to begin the recovery process. This will take time and the assistance from a water damage repair company. Several factors determine what you can save and what will be a total loss. Here is how to evaluate what you can salvage from a household flood. The Source of the Flood Water is the Primary Factor

18 January 2016

The Abcs Of Removing Smoke Odors From Your Clothing After A Home Fire


No matter how small a fire may be in your home, the smoke that is involved has the ability to drift through every level, contaminating everything from your home furnishings to your clothing and everything in between. You can always count on a fire damage restoration expert to help you get your home back to what it once was after the flames are extinguished, but taking care of your personal belongings is a task that may be left up to you to handle for the most part.

14 December 2015

How To Strip And Refinish A Wooden Table


If you have an older wooden table that is still structurally in good shape but is showing a bit of wear in the finish, a good solution is to strip and refinish it. This process is not as complicated as you might think, and you should be able to complete it within two days. Stage 1: Strip the table top. Purchase a good quality paint stripper, like Dip 'N Strip, from your local home improvement store.

19 November 2015

How To Choose Hand Rails That Complement Your Landscaping


Hand rails serve as crucial safety features on exterior stairs, patios, decks and other elevated areas, and are often required by residential building codes. While hand rails play an important role in keeping visitors and family members safe, the wrong hand railings can also detract from your landscaping, spoiling the view or acting as an eyesore in an otherwise attractive yard. Fortunately, the wide variety of colors, materials and finishes used by railing manufacturers make it easy to choose railings perfectly suited to your style.

29 October 2015

A Few Tips To Help Plan Your Kitchen Remodel


When you remodel your kitchen, you probably spend a lot of time picking out countertops and kitchen cabinets. However, there are many other things to consider when planning your dream kitchen. Here's a look at some of them. Electrical Outlets Electrical outlets are very important in modern kitchens. Rather than overloading a few outlets, plan to install more than you think you'll need. Place them in convenient areas on your island and in the backsplash areas so you can plug in a coffee pot, microwave, slow cooker, can opener, and any other appliances you frequently use.

1 October 2015