If you've installed smoke detectors in every room of your home, you've made a good start towards home protection. But, if you don't have fire extinguishers, you still have a ways to go. If you have one fire extinguisher, you may think you're protected. Unfortunately, that's not the case. If you only have one fire extinguisher in your home, you might not be able to get to it in time. In a fire emergency, every second counts.
29 July 2020
If you are looking to remodel your kitchen and replace your countertops, you may be surprised at how many different options are available to you. One of those options that you may not have considered previously is quartz countertops. Quartz is a material that most people do not know much about. Get to know some of the reasons why you may want to choose quartz for your new countertop material. Then, you can be sure to make the best countertop decision for your kitchen remodeling project.
8 June 2020
Even though the average size of an American home has tripled over the past 50 years, Americans are spending more than ever on storage units and storage solutions. If you're looking to make the most out of your closet space but you don't have the budget to actually make them bigger, here are a few ways to get the job done with a custom closet system. 1. Start Tall The most underutilized space in most closets in the space between the top shelf and the ceiling.
10 March 2020
One of the most affordable ways for you to update your home or change the vibe is to switch out your accessories. While switching out larger items like furniture and rugs can make a big impact, they can also require a big budget. If you want to add an eclectic vibe to your house and make it feel less like a big box store and more like something that's been curated, then there are a few accessories that you may want to add to your spot.
29 February 2020
A circular economy is not exactly what you might think it is. It has little to do with making a product, sending the product overseas, and importing a different product in exchange for the product you export. Instead, it has everything to do with a linear model of reduce, reusue, recycle and how products are made, used, and recycled. Circular economy examples can help better define this economic process for you with easy-to-understand references.
30 November 2019
Buying a home is an exciting endeavor. It can also be a bit overwhelming. There is a lot to think about when making such a huge decision. Besides affordability, you also have to think about what kind of investment you are making. If you do find the perfect home, there is a good chance you will be living there for years to come. Even if you think you have found your dream home, you still have to be cautious before buying it.
15 October 2019
Renovating your home may include making changes to the interior design and replacing the flooring. There may be hardwood floors in your home that you want to save and restore. Refinishing is a great way to give your old wood floors new life, but there are some repairs that are going to be needed. You may also want to change the finish and update them with additional hardwood flooring in areas that currently have other materials.
27 August 2019
As a homeowner, your house's locks are an important feature. They keep you and your family safe by preventing burglars from stealing your belongings. However, even the best lock will sometimes need the services of a locksmith. Here are four services a locksmith can perform for you: 1. Replace your locks. There may come a time when you need to replace your locks. Whether you've gone through a bad breakup or your tenant is moving out, changing the locks is a good way to start fresh.
12 July 2019
With cartoon shows depicting termites eating a house apart in just a few seconds, termites don't exactly have a right name for themselves. As small bugs that like to make homes inside of practically any wood source, they can cause a lot of damage if given the chance. If you are a homeowner, it's important that you know a few of the basic things about termites like what to look out for, how to prevent them, and if you find any, how to get them under control.
30 May 2019
Are you building a new home? Or, it might be that you are redecorating an existing kitchen in the house you've lived in for many years. From selecting fluorescent lights and the covers for them to selecting decorative accents for your kitchen decorating project, here are some ideas that might help you. Start With Fluorescent Lights - Are you replacing your old lighting with fluorescent lights? If so, you have probably done so because they are more energy-efficient.
9 April 2019