Every Home Needs a Hobby Room

  • How To Raise The Roof (Literally!) And Have Some Fun!

    24 October 2016

    Usually, "raising the roof" means you are having a wild party. However, it can also mean that you are literally raising the roof of your home. Taking a closer look at the latter, let's see how you can literally raise your roof, but still have some fun doing it. Have People Over, Like a Barn Raising If you are going to attempt this project DIY, then you definitely need to invite some people to help.

  • Recreate Your Kitchen With These 3 Design Tips For Busy Families

    18 October 2016

    Creating a modern kitchen not only gives your food-prep and cooking space a lift, but the changes you make help solve space and function issues in other common rooms. Perhaps you have a formal dining room that's become a project area, or your home office space is not large enough to handle your personal working style. Before you begin you remodel, consider the following tips: Sleek means stealth storage Contemporary kitchen design leans toward the sleek and the minimalist with few fussy details.

  • Thin, Leaky Walls? You Can Insulate Them With Spray Foam

    5 October 2016

    If you live in an older home with thin walls, you might assume you're just doomed to shiver winters away forever. Even if you were to cram some insulation between those walls, you wouldn't be able to get enough in there to do much good anyways, right? Not necessarily. While insulating old, thin walls with fiberglass is indeed a challenge, there is another type of insulation that actually does this duty very well: spray foam.

  • 2 Things To Know Before You Wire An Outdoor Outlet

    25 August 2016

    If you want to have outdoor outlets at your home, for whatever reason, then you need to make sure that you have them installed correctly. For one thing, they will be exposed to the elements, and water and electricity don't mix. If water got into an outlet with no way to shut it down at the outlet, it could short out the system and cause a fire. If you are familiar with electrical work and decide that you can do the work on your own, there are things that you need to make sure that you know before you get started so that the outlets and wiring are installed correctly.

  • Create A Custom Patio Cover For Your Tiny House Out Of Aluminum

    22 July 2016

    If you want to create a patio on the back of your tiny home, you need to be sure that you have a patio cover installed to ensure that you can get shade when you need it. When you own a tiny house, you need for everything to be as light as it can be, while still being durable. Use the guide below to learn how to use an aluminum patio cover on the outside of your tiny home to create the outdoor relaxation area you want quickly and easily.

  • Four Great Ways To Make A New House A Home

    5 July 2016

    If you are moving into a home that is not only new to you, but also recently built, it can be exciting to personalize parts of this to make it your own. If a home is nearly completed and ready to move in, there are a few things that you might want to consider updating. Here are four ways you can personalize a new house to feel like home. 1. Invest In Landscaping

  • Three Health Hazards Flood Water Can Bring Into Your Home

    20 June 2016

    When returning home after a hurricane or other natural disaster that's flooded your neighborhood, the first step you should take is checking your house for hazards before entering. If you notice changes to the foundation of the house (such as cracks or shifting) or if the roof and walls appear to be sagging, leaning, or otherwise obviously damaged, you'll need to make an appointment with a building inspector to determine whether it's safe before you can enter.

  • Pressure Tanks For Water Wells: What They Are, What They Do And How To Get Them

    30 May 2016

    If you have a well for water delivery to your home, then you may have experienced the inconsistencies that come with water pressure from a well system. However, you do not have to live with these inconsistencies or accept them as par for the course. You can hire a well contractor to install some pressure tanks. If you have never heard of pressure tanks for wells before, the following information will tell you what they are, what they do and how to get them.

  • 3 Tips For Effectively Cleaning Your Commercial Doors

    12 May 2016

    Keeping your commercial doors nice and clean at all times can have a big impact on the cleanliness of your property. Plus, it can also have an effect on the way that people perceive your business, since customers generally don't like to see dirt and grime. Luckily, following these three tips can help you more effectively clean your commercial doors. 1. Wipe Them Down Regularly First of all, even though it can be easy to forget, it is a good idea to add cleaning all of your commercial doors to your regular cleaning schedule.

  • 3 Reasons To Invest In An Irrigation System For Your Landscape

    26 April 2016

    Have you become frustrated with the amount of water being used to keep your landscape green? It might be time for you to invest in hiring a professional contractor to install an irrigation system so you can enjoy the benefits that comes along with it. Take a look at the article below for a list of reasons as to why investigating in an irrigation system is a good investment for your landscape.