Air circulation in your home is very important but sometimes the air vents alone aren't enough to get the air moving around.
Over time even the best carpet wears out and needs to be replaced. With so many floor covering options available today, what do you choose? More carpet, hardwood floors, vinyl or laminate?
A trellis is a great way to add climbing vines to your landscape. But sometimes it isn't feasible to have a permanently installed trellis where you are trying to grow vines. A hinged trellis allows you to have all the benefits of vines, but with the added benefit of being able to move the trellis so that you can access what is behind it without damaging your delicate plants.
By using either of these two methods, you can raise sunken areas of your lawn and achieve a nice, flat lawn...
Steps For Building Vertical Edging
Stumps can be removed using a chemical method, or a physical method. The chemical method involves "rotting out" the stump, while the physical method requires chipping out the stump with a stump grinder.
We are building a 6'x8' kidney shaped pond. However, you may choose any desired shape or size.
Recessed stone edging allows you to place your mower wheel directly on the edging. This prevents the need to trim around the bed.
It's no secret that a foundation with structural damage can be a homeowner's worst nightmare. That's why it's important to make sure the design of the foundation for your new house meets the conditions specific to your parcel of land and to your section of the country. Our segment featured a look at an excavated home-site that gave us an "x-ray view" of the foundation before contractors poured the concrete.
Wood flooring is timeless. It enhances the warmth of any home and complements the decor of any room. Like a fine piece of furniture, wood flooring increases in value and becomes more beautiful with time. In a national survey, 90 percent ofreal estate agents said that houses with wood flooring sell faster and for more money.
Stock cabinets cost the least and offer the fewest options. You buy factory-assembled, standard-size units at a home center, and you install them or hire an installer to do the work.
Safety during a fire is no joke. Eight out of ten fire deaths occur in the home, and an appalling number of households are badly unprepared to react when fire hits home. You literally cannot have too many smoke detectors in your house. Building codes require a smoke detector in every bedroom of a new house. Older homes should at least have one detector in every section of the house with bedrooms (like a hallway outside adjacent bedrooms, for instance). We'll highlight a few safety features you can deploy around the house to ensure the safety of your loved ones.
Every year people are electrocuted in their bathrooms and kitchens when appliances accidentally make contact with water. But you can avoid this life-threatening danger by installing a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter--known as GFCI--in your bathroom, kitchen, laundry room, garage, any place where water and electricity could come into contact.
If you've seen any news footage of tornadoes or hurricanes, you've probably seen how easily their storm-force winds can pry a roof off a house. The roof is the most vulnerable part of your house. And if the roof blows off your house, it is easy for other parts of the house to collapse.
Turning a plain door into an elegant entryway is an easy do-it-yourself job. It will only take a couple hours of your time and cost less than you think. Listed below are the steps you need to take to install a new brass doorknob and lock set, a brass doorknocker, a brass kickplate, and brass address numbers. Many manufacturers are offering brass finishes that will last a lifetime. Check your local hardware store or home center to see what choices are available to you.
The Wireless Motion Sensing Light Adapter is designed for converting existing house entrance lights, spotlights, and other light fixtures into motion-detecting security lights. It uses one 9-volt battery, so no wiring is required, and the patented design allows for an easy, screw-in installation.
If you have tools, paint cans, sawhorses and all kinds of things all over the floor you need to create some storage space in your garage.
You don?t ever have to resort to painting your yard, especially if you?re trying to sell your home & you?re buying a new home. If you have a contract for a new home and it?s contingent on the sale of your existing home, the builder will likely help you find whatever you need to fix up your current home.
Some useful tips for general garage maintenance.
How to insulate your attic using blown-in cellulose insulation...
A fancy base board molding that?s made of multi-density fiber board or ?mdf? that will give a decorative look to a room...
If your oven is not heating properly there are three things you need to check...
Replacing a toilet is a great do-it-yourself project.
Distressed hardwood floors feature the nicks, gouges, and scratches that usually come with decades of use. Since these imperfections give wood floors their unique, well-worn character, distressed hardwood floors are much more forgiving when it comes to wear and tear.
If you're going to get into craftwork, you got to have the right saw to cut the mustard. Now, in a case like this where you're cutting an intricate design like this, you could use a coping saw. But it would take you a lot of coping and maybe some cursing and maybe some sweat to get it done. There's a better way. This is a 'band saw'.