5 Signs Of A Termite Infestation

Termites can be found throughout most areas of the United States, and these tiny pests are responsible for causing extensive and expensive damage to homes each year. As a homeowner, it is in your best interest to keep your eyes open for signs of termite infestation in your home; if you believe that your house may have termites it is important to contact an experienced exterminator as soon as possible. Some of the most common signs of termites include: Read More 

Learn How To Create A Custom Frame For Your Bathroom Mirror

If you want to update the look of your bathroom without spending a fortune, consider updating the look of the mirror that hangs above your sink. The mirror is often one of the first things you notice when walking into a bathroom and creating a frame around it will give the room an entirely new look. Creating the frame will be easier than you think. Use the following guide to learn how to make a custom frame for the mirror in your house in just one day: Read More 

3 Tips to Help You Keep Your Fireplace Clean

Having a wood burning fireplace adds character and functionality to just about any space. However, in order to maintain these benefits, it does take some effort on your part, particularly when it comes to keeping the entire unit clean. From the floor of the firebox to your chimney flue, it's up to you to keep every part of your system clean. Wood Type When it comes to determining how frequently you need to clean your fireplace, the type, or species, of wood you burn should be your first consideration. Read More 

What Is The Difference Between Hard Water And Soft Water?

Perhaps you have never really given much thought to the water you drink, cook with, use to clean your home and do laundry with. However, the water that comes into your home can actually be either hard water or soft water. Hard and soft water are similar, but they are also very different. There are certain purposes that each type of water may not perform equally. While one may taste better, another may be better for cleaning. Read More 

Fixing A Gas Stove Igniter

Imagine having your gas stove go out on you right before you are supposed to put in a Thanksgiving turkey. There aren't many worse holiday disasters, but with a little bit of knowledge you may be able to salvage the dinner. By far the most common problem with gas stoves is with the igniter. This is the device that gets the gas burning in the first place. Without a working igniter, you're toast. Read More