Posts Tagged ‘Home Maintenance’

Easily breathe new life into these four components of your home!

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Give Your Wood Furniture a New Finish After years of use and abuse, your precious wood furniture might start to look a little worn out. But the great thing about solid wood furniture is that it can nearly always be repaired. The first task is to assess the extent of the damage. If you’re only […]

Felling tired? Eliminate these things from your home!

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

1. YOUR CLUTTER Sure, you’re resting up by not cleaning, but that might be causing you to feel even more fatigued: A Princeton University Neuroscience Institute study found that a messy, unorganized environment causes you to expend mental energy on stress, which increases your exhaustion. 2. YOUR BLUE WALLS A study by Travelodge investigated bedroom colors in 2,000 homes and […]

Mildew on Foundation Walls? The damage it can do and how to fix it!

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Mildew on Foundation Walls Potential problem: Overgrown foundation plantings can channel water down exterior walls, leading to mold and sill rot. What’s more, roots can work their way into foundation walls and pipes. Fix it now: Trim shrubs yourself. Better yet, replace them with dwarf varieties that won’t be a perpetual pruning headache. In many […]

10 DIY’s to “Summerize” your home!

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

1. Keep an eye on irrigation systems. A faulty sprinkler or irrigation hose that goes unnoticed can quickly cause big problems for your lawn and garden. Make a habit of checking each component once a week, especially in summer. 2. Install screen doors. If you use them, now is the time to take down the […]