2015

Why Doesn't Your Water Heater Work As Well In Winter?

You may have noticed that your hot water heater doesn't seem to work as well in winter. It's not your imagination: this is a problem that many people face when temperatures outside drop. Knowing how to avoid this problem can help you stay warmer during showers and baths in winter. Why doesn't your water heater work as well in winter? Many water heaters are positioned in parts of the house that are uninsulated, like the garage or the basement.

Tips to Strengthen Windows and Doors During Hurricane Season

During a hurricane, your home's windows and doors are particularly vulnerable to damage from high winds and heavy rain. Fortunately, fortifying these areas can help you avoid significant damage and maintain the security of your home. Here are some considerations to make so that you can shore up your windows and doors. Windows High winds can easily blow out the glass in your windows and leave your home's furnishings exposed to damaging weather conditions.

Buying Topsoil? 3 Things You Should Look For (And Avoid)

If you are interested in purchasing topsoil for your property, you are probably looking forward to having nice, rich soil to spread on your property and to start your plants off the right way. However, you should be careful when you're buying soil to ensure that you're getting good-quality soil. These are a few things that you should look for -- and avoid -- when buying topsoil, whether you are buying by the bag or by the truckload.

How To Remove And Install Decorative Drawer Fronts

Remodeling your kitchen is a very smart investment. One of the first things to consider is your cabinets. You don't need to fully tear out your old cabinets to effectively remodel them. One great alternative is to change the decorative door and drawer fronts. You can custom order new doors and drawers and easily install them on your own. Hanging new doors is by far the easiest part. Removing and attaching the drawer fronts is much more difficult.

3 Signs You Have A Clogged Sewer Drain – And How To Fix The Problem

Sewer lines play a vital role of safely removing waste from your home and to an offsite disposal facility. Though the lines are vital, sewer lines are also largely unseen and unnoticed – until something goes wrong. A clog in the sewer lines or sewer drain can cause dangerous and messy backups if left untreated. What are some common signs that you have a clogged sewer drain – and how can you and/or a plumber solve the problem?