3 May 2021
When you think about insulation, you likely think about insulation in your attic or insulation in your home's exterior walls to prevent thermal transfer in summer. And when you read about insulation, these are the most likely topics that will be covered. There's some logic behind this because those exterior walls and the attic are major heat transfer points that greatly affect your home's energy efficiency. But this ignores another area in your home that needs insulation: the interior walls.
23 April 2021
Radon gas can enter homes through cracks in the foundation, and it's a significant health hazard. Exposure to high concentrations of radon gas increases the risk that you'll develop lung cancer, so it's important to test your home for the presence of radon and take steps to reduce the levels if your home has dangerously high concentrations of radon inside of it. When testing your home for radon, you'll have the choice of either using a passive test kit or an active testing device.
23 February 2021
If you enjoy your wood deck throughout the year, the last thing you want to see is discoloration and water stains on it. However, moist conditions can wear down your deck very quickly. If you don't take action to preserve and protect your deck now, it could deteriorate later. Learn more about your wood deck and what you can do to preserve and protect it below. What Should You Know About Your Deck?
23 February 2021
Submersible well pumps are set at the bottom of your water well, and if the pump stops working, the well pump company may need to replace it. Getting the pump out of the well typically involves using pump pullers that are set up over the well to make the process easier. Pulling a Failed Pump Failure of a submersible well pump can be a problem, and deep wells with pumps that are down very deep make it more difficult to get the pump out.
29 January 2021
If you are looking for inexpensive and fun ways to decorate your studio apartment, purchase some Mardi Gras beads and use them to create curtains, ornaments, and floral centerpieces. Beads can be used in both their intact form and as separate decor pieces and will brighten up any area in your dwelling that is lacking color and texture. Beaded Curtains A beaded curtain can be made by cutting Mardi Gras strands open so that they are each one continuous strand.