• How To Save Money On Getting Your Specialty Glass Repaired Or Replaced

    13 October 2014

    If you have custom-designed windows throughout your own home, taking great care for each piece is your number one priority. Unfortunately accidents happen. If your glass is broken or scratched due to a storm, vandalism, or other reason, getting it fixed for a reasonable price can be challenging. Because not all contractors work with certain types of specialty glass, such as patterned, etched, stained, frosted, gradient, and light diffusing—locating one that specializes in a particular glass type is an advantage to you.

  • Looking For A New Roof? Four Tips To Improve Your Home's Energy Efficiency

    13 October 2014

    If you've been looking at options to improve your home's energy efficiency and make it more environmentally friendly, one of the best times to do is to replace your roof. While your home's roof is removed, you can improve the condition of the home from the top. Here are a few tips to help you improve the efficiency of the roofing structure while reducing your environmental footprint. Limit Roofing Material Waste

  • In What States Is Tinting Your Car Windows Legal If You Are Photosensitive To Sunlight?

    13 October 2014

    You can legally tint your windows at a lower percentage than the usual state standard regulation of around 35 percent, if you have a condition like lupus where you must restrict sunlight due to photosensitivity. The higher a tint's visual light transmission (VLT) number, the more ultraviolet light gets through. So those with a medical photosensitivity to sunlight need to seek a lower VLT number. This will let in less light which will aggravate your condition less.

  • How To Prepare For A Professional Painting Project In Your Home

    11 October 2014

    Painting the interior of the home can be a very big task that takes a lot of time and effort to complete properly. This is why so many homeowners choose to hire a professional painting service or general contractor instead of attempting the task on their own. If you have hired a professional painter to complete your home project, there are things you should do to prepare for their arrival.

  • 3 Ways To Advertise Your Business While You're On The Go

    11 October 2014

    If you own a company, it's important that you're always looking for unique ways to advertise your brand so that you get as much attention as possible. While there are many ways that people chose to advertise, signage is a great way to make a big impact. You can even use signs to advertise while you're on the go. Take a look at the following information to better understand how you can use signage to advertise while on the go.

  • 3 Most Commonly Used Plumbing Products

    11 October 2014

    If you are doing a plumbing job yourself, you might be wondering what products are the best to use and what you should avoid using. Here are three of the best products for plumbing and their uses. 1. Thread Paste Thread paste, or pipe dope, is one of the most used products for plumbers. You use this paste by sealing the tiny void on items. For instance, if you are putting in a pipe, you put this paste all around the site at which it will be sealed, and it will protect the pipe from leaking.

  • Replace Your Faulty Electrical Outlet At Home

    11 October 2014

    Replacing an electrical outlet at home is easier than you think. With just a few tools, you can fix your outlet yourself. Here's how:  What Will You Need? A flathead screwdriver. A digital camera. Electrical tape in white. A permanent marker. Getting Started First, make sure you turn off any electricity that is running to the outlet. You can turn the electricity off with the circuit breaker in your home.

  • Tips For Maintaining Your Showerhead

    10 October 2014

    Showerheads rarely leak because they are not subject to high water pressure. Maintenance of showerheads generally consists of unclogging holes blocked by mineral deposits in the water. Some newer showerheads that are made to restrict water flow are  build into the unit, meaning you have to buy a new one. However, if you have an older shower head, you can take it apart the clean out mineral deposits.    What You Will Need   

  • How To Fix A Clogged Toilet Drain

    10 October 2014

    There are little things more frustrating than having a clogged toilet drain. Whether you have tried using a plunger and it isn't working, or you are looking to see what your options are, the following can help you get that pesky drain cleared. Use a Plunger When you are dealing with a clogged toilet drain, you should always start by using a plunger. The plunger is going to force water down the toilet, hopefully dislodging whatever might be stuck.

  • Behind-The-Scenes Dangers Of Hard-To-Find Plumbing Leaks

    10 October 2014

    There are some plumbing issues that are obvious, such as a clogged toilet or disposal. However, you can't see all of your plumbing, which means you have to know how to detect leaks in other ways. Leaks only get worse as time goes by, so it is important that you understand how to detect these hard-to-find leaks. Read on to learn more. 1. Your Water Bill May Increase. You may have no idea that you have a plumbing leak, but if you constantly keep an eye on your water bill from month to month, you may be able to quickly detect a problem.