I think about it every now and then. When I’m getting my TLC crew started on a new project at someone’s home – a basement renovation, let’s say – I think about the potential for bad things happening if it… Read More
Posts Tagged ‘tips’
Drat Those Darned Drafts! Four Easy Tips for Finding Them.
If you’re living in a drafty home, wintertime can be particularly rough. It sometimes seems as if you just can’t stay warm. Even after piling on so many layers of clothing that you feel like the Michelin Man, those darned… Read More
Four Simple and Free Tips for Keeping Your Home Warm
If you’re like lots of people, wintertime presents you with the never-ending struggle of choosing between cost and comfort. You’re continuously faced with the decision of whether to jack up the thermostat and stay comfortably warm, or choose thrift over… Read More
Shopping For a Light Bulb? Your Choices Have Changed.
Along with death and taxes, change is an inevitable component of life. We each have to deal with a certain amount of change as we make our way through our lives. And though change is sometimes of our own choosing,… Read More
The First Step in Your Basement Remodeling Project
The horror stories abound. You’ve likely heard many of them. A homeowner enters into a remodeling or renovation project that they’ve long dreamed about, only to have the dream project quickly morph into a nightmare. And all because of the… Read More
Wintertime and your Lawn Sprinkler System
If you’re among the many homeowners fortunate enough to be blessed with a lawn sprinkler system, you know that it’s a wonderful aid in keeping your lawn healthy. And you also know that the sprinkler system saves you lots of… Read More
Limit Home Intruders to Just One This Holiday Season
Only one intruder is welcome in your home this holiday season, right? That’s the jolly old man sporting a bushy white beard and wearing a bright red suit. He’s welcome to enter your home through any route of access, even… Read More
Burn the Turkey, Burn the Pie – But DON’T Burn Down the House!
OK, on second thought – don’t burn the turkey or the pie, either. But DO be particularly careful not to burn down the house. Though it’s not really surprising, statistics show that lots of Turkey Days are ruined by house… Read More
Troubleshooting Common Garage Door Problems
Garage doors are one of those oft-used items that we rarely think about until something goes wrong. But when something does go wrong, a garage door that won’t open or close properly becomes an instant major headache. Just like any… Read More