4 Tips For Caring For Solid Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is very popular, and for good reason, as it gives a room a rich, timeless look. If you plan on having solid hardwood floors installed in your home, it is important to know how to care for them so you can protect your investment. Use the following tips to prevent damage and to keep your hardwood flooring looking great for many years to come: Keep Dirt Away from Your Flooring Read More 

Three Other Appliances You May Want To Replace At The Same Time As Your Furnace Replacement And Why

When it is time to get your furnace replaced, that may be the only task on your mind because of the expense. However, you may want to take another look at some of your other appliances and have them replaced at the same time. These other appliances may not have much time left themselves, and having an HVAC technician come out for several trips in one year is not only frustrating, but also very expensive. Read More 

Keeping The Common Areas And Apartment Complex Clubhouse Tidy: Inexpensive Options

If you manage an apartment complex, and it has its own pool, clubhouse, and several "common" areas, you may be doing a lot of work to keep these areas tidy. You may even be asking all of the tenants to chip in and clean the common areas. Really, that job should belong to a cleaning or maintenance crew. If you cannot afford to hire a crew to do the job daily, you might consider some of the following services to assist you. Read More 

Don’t Pull Weeds Or Your Back, Use Landscaping Fabric

One danger of sitting dormant all winter long, then springing into action in April or May as you try to get garden going, is that you will strain your back. In fact, back pain is one of the most common pests to plague gardeners. One reason for the growth of back pain in the spring is that gardeners' backs are not used to the strain, and when they go to pull weeds, they pull their back muscles instead. Read More 

Opening a Window That Has Been Painted Shut

If you have just purchased an older home, chances are that over the years, someone may have painted in a way that left the home with windows that no longer open. If you have found a few of these windows, you may be able to fix them yourself so you can put them back in working order. Here are some instructions that can help you get windows that have been painted shut, open once again. Read More