Simple Home Maintenance Tips

Cleaning your exterior doors is a quick and easy way to improve your home’s curb appeal. For painted metal or wood doors use mild soap and water. Wash the doors with a non-abrasive rag and then towel dry. For a …

Patio Door Styles – Tips for Ordering

It’s amazing how many different names we have for building materials and features such as doors and windows. Why do we use the term “patio door” when most of us assume this refers to a sliding glass door, a far …

Cleaning Gutters and Downspouts

Keeping your gutters and downspouts clean and free-running is one of the best and easiest ways to prevent water and ice damage to your home. Making sure the water drains away from your home also helps ensure that you don’t …

Removing a Popcorn Ceiling

Acoustic ceiling textures were popular in the 1970s but are commonly being removed and replaced with more modern textures and finishes. Safety should be of top priority in any home improvement project. Be aware that drywall textures , including “popcorn,” …

Installing and Painting Crown Molding

If you are consider yourself as a beginner, that should start with a nice square room; a room with a lot of angles can make the job complicated. There’s a lot to learn, but I can give you some basic …

Replacing and Restoring Tile Grout

“A crunching sound is coming out from recently installed ceramic tile in my bathroom! The grout is coming up and the tiles seem to move slightly as I walk on them. What is causing this?” Tile Installation and Grout Repair …

HELP! IKEA KITCHENS ARE NOT EASY TO INSTALL

Have you ever fallen in love with an IKEA product, only to fall victim to an assembly fail? Don’t fret, you are not alone! IKEA makes designing your dream kitchen a breeze. Take a look at their inspiration gallery, there …