Rain Season is here, is your home ready? Here are 5 preventive maintenance tips from our experts at 911 Restoration to prepare your home for the next storm.
10 Area Rugs You Can Actually Afford
Budget furniture, homemade curtains, DIY paint jobs. Furnishing a home can be done on the cheap, if you know a few classic tricks. When it comes to purchasing floor coverings, however, many homeowners have had to face a simple choice: break the bank buying a beautiful rug, or go without. In today's world, there are myriad choices for affordable rugs, many of them conveniently available online. We've pulled together some of our favorites to inspire you to put the finishing touches on the cold, hard floor in an almost-perfectly furnished room.
10 Unusual Tricks for Your Easiest-Ever Paint Job
One of the simplest ways to spruce up your space is to add a fresh coat of paint. Painting is a fairly straightforward process that almost anyone can master, and in contrast to larger home improvement projects, it’s pretty inexpensive. Even so, there are a handful of tried-and-true painter’s tricks for prep work and technique that can save you time, money, and effort. Pros in the know use the clever tips that follow. Give a few of them a try, then marvel at the ingenuity behind each one. It'll be way more interesting than watching paint dry!
How to Care for Your Water Heater
Water heater maintenance is critical to make it last longer and prevent water damage. Here’s how to maintain water heaters from HouseLogic.
3 Tips for Humane Winter Rodent Control
Few things are as disconcerting as mice in your home—especially in the winter, when you are indoors most of the time. In addition to potentially contaminating your
'This house killed me': DIY home renovators the third wave of asbestos victims
The third wave of asbestos victims brought it into their homes, mostly do-it-yourself home renovators exposed while fixing up the family home.
Black Mold Inspection ......How To Find And Identify Black Mold
How to perform a black mold inspection. Where to look, identifying black mold, symptoms of black mold exposure, when to call in a professional. Areas to search include crawl spaces, around pipes....
What You Need to Know About Mold and Mildew
If your home has mold or mildew, or has that damp musty smell, you'll want to understand the affect it can have on the health of your family and the health of your home.
Wash your electric blanket without ruining it.
You wouldn't sleep in the same sheets for months on end. Don't sleep under a dirty electric blanket, either. Here's how to wash it properly.
8 tips to prevent basement flooding
Homeowners: if you have a basement, you have an increased risk for flood.