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Green Roofs: Gardens in the Sky

Green Roofs: Gardens in the Sky

Since the Green movement has become so widely known, green roofs have also increased in popularity. When the surface of a roof has been covered with soil and plants it is known as a green roof. This is taking advantage of some of the most underutilized and forgotten architectural spaces and turning them into green roofs, by creating natural growing garden rooftops that become eco-friendly organic ... Read More »

Tips For Enhancing Garage Security

Tips For Enhancing Garage Security

With increasing episodes of burglary and crime, many people have been looking for effective ways to improve both home and business security. One of the often oversight areas is the garage. People tend to reinforce security systems along vulnerable places like corridors and around the house while neglecting the garage. It is important to ensure you take appropriate measures to beef up the security ... Read More »

Troubleshooting a Faulty Oven

Troubleshooting a Faulty Oven

Sometimes you would like to use your home oven to prepare a home-cooked meal, only for the oven to fail you. You turn the oven knob to the “on” position but nothing happens. You figure that the chance of impressing your date has gone up in smoke, right? The oven simply fails to heat up when your dough is ready for a treat you have been looking forward to weeklong. However, even in those moments wh... Read More »

Install an Electric Oven

Install an Electric Oven

If you are reinstalling or installing an electric oven for the first time, you must be keen with the procedure, why? It is because, however, how easy it may look, an electric oven wrongly installed might not be safe for use. The beauty about is that it is one of the things you can easily do by yourself. It is also one of the best improvements you can give your kitchen. Why is it the best choice? W... Read More »

Replace Your Damaged Asphalt Shingle

Replace Your Damaged Asphalt Shingle

Materials Needed: replacement shingle (must have similar size and type of material as the rest of your roof) flat pry bar hammer 11/4-inch roofing nails, at least 10 pieces (the exact number required would depend on the size of your shingle) stable ladder   Back then, during the time when roofs were primarily made of wood and slate materials, a damaged shingle repair or replacement must be ad... Read More »

Repair Gas Stoves: No Clicking Sound

Repair Gas Stoves: No Clicking Sound

Things needed: Pliers Adjustable wrench and screwdriver   Any clicking sound coming from the gas stove indicates that it has to be repaired. You however don’t actually want to spend money calling the repair man. Instead, you can fix it relatively easy. Read on to learn all that you need and need to do to determine what is wrong and fix the problem. Locating the problematic switch The first th... Read More »

Determine The Causes Of Fridge Problems

Determine The Causes Of Fridge Problems

Since fridges are mechanical components, they will eventually have various problems which may cause distress and while others clearly require repair services, some can be effectively solved without technical help. A little observation, diagnosis and repair activities are all you need. In order to determine the cause of the problem, you need to understand its nature. Leaking water on the floor When... Read More »

Replacing Air Conditioner Filters

Replacing Air Conditioner Filters

Your air conditioner is one of the most intricate appliances in the home. Due to the nature of its design, you might never know that something is wrong until all of a sudden, it goes out of service and you are left puzzled, wondering when the rain started beating you. In order to avoid nasty surprises, you will need to carry out regular maintenance practices on the device. Such activities could in... Read More »

Identifying a Fixer Upper vs Money Pit House

Identifying a Fixer Upper vs Money Pit House

Whether you are planning to buy a new home or to put yours up for sale, it is important to know as to what differentiates a fixer-upper from a money pit. Several things can be done to improve the aesthetic appearance of a home, but you must also watch out for potential deal breakers which indicate that it is not a fixer-upper, but a money-pit. When shopping for a home, it is a good idea to have yo... Read More »

Tips on Hiring a Contractor

Tips on Hiring a Contractor

Hiring the right contractor for your construction project can be bit tricky. Since your choice will directly impact your satisfaction with your completed project, it’s important to be as thorough as possible during your search process. Figure out your needs When your project is still in its planning stage, you should take time to map out all that you want to accomplish, in as much detail as possib... Read More »

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