2016

Different Ways to Use Natural Stone in the Exterior of Your Home

Natural stone, such as granite, marble, travertine, and limestone, is beautiful, vibrant, and doesn't go through any harsh chemical processes. It is an excellent option for adding more d├ęcor to your home, but not just inside. Here are some different ways to use it outside your home as well. Outdoor Fireplace While many homes have indoor fireplaces that are made of stone, don't forget about an outdoor fireplace! This can really bring an outdoor living room together. Read More 

Ensuring your house is well set up for limited mobility

After a serious accident or amputation, many people face additional challenges with moving around their home. Here are some ways that a house can be modified after an accident to help with movement instability.  Non-slip surfaces After an accident, many patients are nervous about having subsequent falls. Coating hard flooring can help create an easier grip surface and help to prevent slipping and falling. This can be particularly useful in the 'wet areas' such as kitchen and bathroom where spills are more likely, as well as entrance ways where visitors and residents might trek in water on a wet or dewy day. Read More 

Bathroom Repair Mistakes to Avoid

Plumbing repair is almost always best left to a professional, but some homeowners prefer to at least try to make their own repairs when it comes to the bath, or decide to handle a remodeling project on their own. It's true that kits for new bathtubs and shower repairs and online tutorial videos can make this work easier than ever before, but this doesn't mean a homeowner is not likely to make some mistakes with their bathroom repair work. Read More 

How to Restore Scorched Carpet

Carpets can be a major investment for your home, and it's infuriating when a tiny scorch mark caused by a dropped match or lighter ruins the look of the whole room. Fortunately, it is possible to restore small areas of burned carpet. You could carry out the project yourself, or use a professional carpet restoration service to do the job for you. Read on to find out more. What you'll need Read More 

Troubleshooting Garage Roller Door Problems

As a homeowner, you expect your garage doors to operate smoothly since you need to access your garage on a regular basis. However, regular use also compounds the chances of wear and tear. As such, roller doors are not exempt when it comes to needing repairs. The good news is that some of the problems that these doors face can be fixed with a little maintenance on your part. Steer clear from tampering with your roller doors though. Read More