Three Ways To Prevent Burst Pipes When You Travel In The Winter

Returning home from a trip to find that a pipe has burst and flooded their home is many homeowners' worst nightmare. Unfortunately, this scenario is not uncommon in the winter months when people travel to visit family and friends for the holidays and when the freezing temperatures make frozen and burst pipes a real possibility. If you're planning on traveling during the frigid winter months, follow these tips to ensure you don't come home to a disastrous burst pipe. Read More 

Ensuring Your Fixer-Upper Home Is Safe For Your Kids: Factors To Consider

When you buy your first home and it is a fixer-upper, you go into the process knowing that there will quite a bit of work that you need to put into your new home. However, if you also have children, you will need to keep your children's safety in mind before you even allow them to set foot in the house. Children are more susceptible to health issues from exposure to certain chemicals and other dangerous elements as well as have a tendency to find the most dangerous areas of your home to explore and play in. Read More 

How To Take Care Of Your Frameless Shower Door

If you have chosen to install a frameless shower door in your bathroom, chances are good that you are enjoying how your bathroom seems more open and has a cleaner line of sight going through it. However, you might have also noticed that there are water spots on your frameless shower door that are difficult to remove without smearing them all over the place. In order to make sure that your frameless shower door continues to look as good as possible, you need to ensure that you take care of it. Read More 

How To Restain Wooden Hand Rails

Wooden hand rails are stylish and classic. However, they do need a little bit of maintenance over the years. Wooden railings can easily get scratched from daily usage. Think of a metal ring on your finger sliding down the rail on a daily basis. It is bound to scratch off the finish. Whether the railing is painted or stained, you will need to refinish and reseal the wood.  This article will explain how to refinish your hand railing for a long-lasting and durable finish. Read More 

What To Do When You Are Faced With A Flooding Situation

If you come home and your house is flooding, due to natural causes or become someone left the water running, the first thing you need to do is focus on your safety. As soon as you recognize that your house is flooding, you need to take the following steps: Determine The Cause Of The Flood & Take Appropriate Actions The first thing you need to do is determine where the flood water is coming from and then act accordingly. Read More