Home Repair

How To Conserve Water In The Home

Using water more efficiently in your home can save a considerable amount of money on your monthly water bill, as well as ensure that you are wasting as little of this precious finite resource as possible.  Follow these simple steps to begin conserving your water usage: 1. Inspect all faucets and toilets in the house […]

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Inexpensive Home Improvement Projects That Will Increase The Resale Value Of A Home

It isn’t always necessary to spend huge quantities of money on home improvement projects or remodeling in order to increase the value of a home.  In fact, with the current economic difficulties of the United States, it can be difficult to recoup the cost of pricey remodeling projects, like updating a kitchen or adding an […]

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How To Remove Wax from Carpet

For people who love to burn candles, there is a fairly good potential that melted wax will eventually get dripped or spilled on the carpet at some point.  Wax in the carpet looks like a permanent mess that you will have to hide with furniture.  However, there is a way to get the spilled wax […]

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How To Stage A Home For Sale

A potential buyer makes the decision to purchase a home within the first minute of entering.  A great first impression is the key to selling a home quickly and for top line pricing.  Staging a home gives the buyers ideas about ways that they could use the space, as well as creating a warm and […]

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Ways To Conserve Electricity

With the growing focus on green living, and rising energy costs, it’s becoming more and more important to conserve electricity as much as possible.  This will not only shrink the size of a family’s carbon foot print, it will save money as well.  The following steps will help you to conserve electricity: 1. Turn off […]

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How To Add Curb Appeal To Your Home

There are dozens of quick, low-cost home improvements that you can do to your home to dramatically increase the curb appeal.  Adding curb appeal to your home not only makes it easier to sell, it creates a beautiful, finished look that you can be proud of. When deciding what home improvements to make to increase […]

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Why Is Radon Gas Dangerous?

Radon is a radioactive gas that is naturally present in the ground.  It is the byproduct of the natural break down of the radioactive elements radium and uranium.  Uranium is a naturally occurring element found in abundance in the ground.  Uranium decays to become radium, which then decay into radon gas. Radon gas is inert, […]

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Why Is Mold Dangerous In A Home?

The concerns and warnings associated with mold in a person’s home have quieted considerably over the last few years, but that does not mean that mold no longer poses a threat to one’s health. According to the EPA, there are more than 100,000 different types of mold that can emit thousands of  different micotoxins and […]

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What Are The Signs Of A Mold Problem?

Many people live in their homes completely unaware that there is a mold problem.  It is only after the development of health conditions that people start to recognize the warning signs of a mold infestation.  For that reason, it is important to recognize  the signs and symptoms of mold in your home. A strange persistent […]

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How to Fix a Sagging Staircase

A gorgeous staircase can make or break an old house. In some cases, the staircase is beautiful but the treads are sagging with the wear and tear of age. However, fixing a sagging staircase is easier than you think, especially if you have access to the underside of the stairs. Look at the carriage underneath […]

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