How to Hang a Picture – Perfect Pointers

How to hang a picture may not seem like a difficult question until you actually get started.  There’s more to displaying the picture in an appealing way than just putting a nail in the wall and placing the picture on the wall. Actually, one of the first things I learned when I started hanging our … Read more

Furnace Filters – Keeping Your Home Toasty All Winter

With winter approaching, our furnaces are about to start getting a work out.  The good news is that furnaces generally work pretty well and for a good long time but only if they are properly maintained.  The question is how to properly maintain them. Changing Your Furnace Filters The most frequent part of maintaining your … Read more

Hot Water Tank – Securing Your Safety

Properly securing your hot water tank is probably not something you’ve given much thought.  I know we didn’t.  Thankfully, we didn’t have to learn this lesson the hard way but a friend of ours did.  Our friend had just moved several years ago out west.  He did some of his own home repair, including replacing … Read more

Cordless Electric Drills – How to Get the Job Done

Before I bought my own home, I wasn’t one of those guys who’d spend hours gazing at the power tools at the local hardware store. In fact, I never thought I would be that kind of guy. Then I decided to do my first home repair. It wasn’t a big job, but it really required … Read more