Deck
Is your deck in need of a facelift? Both stain and paint are popular remedies for a shabby, faded deck, but the decision is not as simple as it might…
Bathroom
Renovating your bathroom can be its own reward, leaving you with a more pleasant, functional space. If you’re investing your hard-earned money in fixing up your bathroom, you’ll also likely…
New Homeowners
As a first-time home buyer, no doubt you’re encountering lots of new things all at once. From navigating confusing mortgage lingo to figuring out how everything in your place operates,…
Woman with Laptop
Banging a hammer against your hard drive: It’s not just a satisfying way take out your extra aggression on a helpless piece of old technology. The National Institute of Standards and…
Door
As a potential home buyer, there’s a lot to consider when you’re looking at different properties. Did you know that a home’s windows and doors can give you a glimpse…
Plumbing
That first visit to a home you’re thinking about buying gives you a great opportunity to get a feel for the home, and there are many factors to consider. One…
Furnace
There’s nothing quite like walking into your toasty-warm home on a cold winter’s night. When looking at a home you might purchase, one thing you may want to do is take…
Water Heater
A water heater may not be at the top of the list of things you’re looking for in a house, but it’s important to at least give it a look…
Sump Pump
If you’ve never owned a home before, you may not be familiar with the sump pump or the sewer ejector pump. Some homes have a sump pump in order to…
Electrical Panel
When you’re looking at a home you’re thinking about buying, you have a lot to consider: The home’s location, its size and layout, and its price are all important factors.…