Suddenly, there's no one to call when your toilet just won't stop running, a leak appears below your bedroom window, or your garbage disposal gets clogged. You've got to figure out how to fix the problem yourself -- or hire someone to do it.
With the recent uptick in severe weather, it is critical to have a roof that is constructed to withstand wind-driven rain, snow, and ice and a yard that properly drains water to prevent flooding and landslides.
With the days growing shorter (and chillier) and holidays coming just around the corner, November is bound to fill up fast with necessary preparations for winter and the holiday festivities. Stay on track during this busy time by checking these to-dos off your list.
After the grueling winter some regions experienced this winter, many folks are itching to get outdoors and feel a little sun this spring. No matter where you live, answer spring's siren call with these cleaning, freshening and gardening projects to keep your home in top shape.
Finding the right house isn't always easy to do. Often times, buying your first home can be a confusing process filled with uncertainty and hidden costs that don't surface until months or even years later. HVAC equipment is often one of those hidden costs.
To cut down on the energy bill and to help the environment, many homeowners are investing in energy-efficient features. While these renovations may cost a little extra in the short-term, they will certainly make a dent in your monthly bills, and may even increase the value of your home.
Unfortunately, the term "shared" is such an inexact state of being and only through first deciphering how the driveway is actually owned can the mutual obligations for maintenance be precisely determined.
Mike McLeod is a 35-year-old single dad with two sons. Aside from his full-time job, he tries to make ends meet by working as a basketball trainer and referee. He gives back to his community by getting involved in many civic projects. His day begins at 5:30 a.m. and ends at 1 a.m.
It's important to always hire or consult with a professional before starting the work yourself. Read on to see which potentially hazardous repair and maintenance tasks are best left to the professionals.
You know that home repair you've been putting off for weeks because you think it'll cost you an arm and a leg to fix? Well, think again! We've collected the best handyman hacks for those annoying household problems, and you're about to discover it's easier than you thought!
Now that spring is here, many homeowners are looking to begin their next home remodeling project. Whether you're redoing the patio or finally putting in that new pool, you should remember that the value added from renovations differs widely based on a number of factors.