A stockpile of highly flammable fibers is accumulated in your dryer vent over time. The volume of lint per cycle depends on the type of material being dried inside. Loose fabrics contribute the most. Needless to say, lint can cause a fire. This happens when the dryer vent is left to rack up lint. These […]
If you enjoy cooking, then you know how important it is to be able to find that bottle of seasoning precisely when you need it. Have you been looking for a way to keep your spices in order? If so, then you’re going to enjoy this project. Because here’s a spice rack idea that just […]
Hire a licensed electrical contractor Replacing or making modifications to your electrical panel is a job that requires a high degree of electrical expertise that should not be taken on by the average homeowner. Hiring a licensed electrical contractor will ensure the job is done right and protect the safety of your home and your […]
Manufacturers have been plagued by shoddy designs and weak quality control, costing unlucky homeowners thousands of dollars in damage. Is there a flexi hose under your sink?
Stained and polished concrete floors are not a new idea. But they have had a huge renaissance in recent years, largely because of the improvement of and access to finishing materials. Many new home owners are deciding to not put down floor coverings such as tiles or carpets and instead opting for a stained and polished […]
See that pretty, foggy window? You may not have realized this, but the moisture that appears on your windows when it rains or you breathe on it is actually condensation. This tends to happen in areas that are humid or during winter. While it may seem fun to write on it when it appears on […]
No one wants to spend a precious Sunday pulling leaves out of a roof gutter. But if your home is your biggest investment, as it is for most Americans, regular maintenance is a must.
There are potential electrical hazards in any home. You can eliminate these hazards, or at least reduce the likelihood of an accident, by keeping aware and taking steps to address the dangers. Ideally, you should seek the assistance of an electrician. What Are the Electrical Hazards in Your Home? Of course, learning what electrical hazards […]
How safe is your home? It’s easy to recognize risks when you can actually sense them – a wet floor, unusual sounds, or a leaking propane tank. But what if the danger lies in something you couldn’t see, hear, or smell? Carbon monoxide is invisible, tasteless, and odourless. It exists and it is very, very […]
Unless you’re living at one of the poles, an outdoor entertainment area should be an integral part of family life. In our experience, the easiest and most attractive way to get that area is by building a timber deck. And remember that a nice deck does a lot more than enhance your lifestyle… it can also […]