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 Furnace Filters – Keeping Your Home Toasty All Winter
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 Hot Water Tank – Securing Your Safety
Table saw blades, while a totally necessary part of working with wood, can also pose quite a threat to our irreplaceable fingers. You hear about unfortunate accidents all the time – just one quick slip is about all it takes to do some permanent damage to fragile fingers. And as clumsy as I can be … Read more Table Saw Blades – Keep It Low To Keep Your Fingers!
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 Cordless Electric Drills – How to Get the Job Done
One of the improvements I wanted to make to my home immediately was to replace some of the residential exterior doors. When we went through our first walk through the property with our realtor, I had decided if my family bought that house then those doors would have to go. And I stuck to my … Read more Tips for Choosing Residential Exterior Doors