Home Renovation Tips

How To Build A Temporary Fire Pit From Low-Cost Materials

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Fire pits are a popular way to enjoy the warmth of an outdoor fire on a cool evening, but they aren’t always portable. The good news is that you can build a simple, but effective, fire pit in a location of your choosing using a few basic materials. Best of all, they won’t cost a fortune and are easy to dismantle when you are done. Below is a list of materials you will need as well as a set of detailed instructions on how to build one: Read More»

Window Replacement: Protect Your Home Before A Late-Season Hurricane Strikes

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Although it doesn’t happen very often, late-season hurricanes can show up and place your home at risk for expensive damages, including shattered window glass and broken frames. Instead of riding out the storm and hoping for the best, prepare your home and protect your family and pets with the right hurricane replacement windows. Here’s what you need to know about your replacement windows and steps you can take to reinforce your home against a late-season hurricane. Read More»

Troubleshooting Your Dryer Issues

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When it comes to problems with appliances in your home, there’s a number of things that your mind may drift to first: maybe the toaster isn’t working, perhaps the television is on the fritz, or perhaps the dishwasher isn’t getting those dishes as squeaky clean as you would like. Not often does one think of their dryer being the source of some sketchy activity. Your dryer can fall victim to not being able to cope with the demands that you place on it — or sometimes the power is just unplugged! Read More»

3 Dangers Of Dirty AC Filters

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It’s been a long, hot summer. In fact, July 2015 was the hottest month ever in the history of recorded temperatures. And it’s not over yet – in many parts of the country, there are still at least a few weeks of heat and humidity. If you’ve been relying more heavily than usual on your air conditioner this summer, you may not have been changing the AC filter as often as you should. Read More»

8 Simple Tips For Keeping Your Garage Door In Good Shape

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A garage door can last for decades on end, but only if it’s properly cared for. Keeping your garage in great shape also sidesteps many of the nuisances associated with garage door operation, plus you’ll be able to prevent small problems from snowballing into larger and more expensive ones. Here are a few simple pointers to keep in mind when it comes to garage door maintenance: Check All of the Nuts, Bolts and Other Fasteners Read More»