Understanding Home Improvement Projects

How To Repair An Asphalt Parking Lot Damaged By Tree Root Growth

Trees provide a lot of benefits, but they can also play havoc with paved surfaces. If your tree-lined, asphalt-paved, parking area has developed a large crack and shows signs of mounding, it's likely a tree root has forced the pavement upward. Below is how you can remove an offending tree root and repair the asphalt surface: Tools and materials needed Circular saw with continuous diamond blade suitable for dry cutting Read More 

4 Mistakes Apartment Owners Make When Painting Asbestos Surfaces

The United States government has not yet banned asbestos as a construction material, despite the evidence that the material can cause life-threatening cancers and diseases. Nonetheless, the United States Environmental Protection Agency has implemented several regulations that control how workers and consumers should deal with material in existing properties. It's often complex and time-consuming to completely remove asbestos in an apartment, so many owners decide simply to paint over asbestos surfaces. Read More 

Shopping For New Windows? 2 Functional Upgrades You Should Ask About

When it comes to buying new windows, price and aesthetics might seem like the two most important features. However, if you don't look for functional windows, you might regret your decision as soon as those new panes are installed. Here are two upgrades you should ask about, and how they can make your life a lot easier: 1: Windows That Are Easier To Clean If you are like most people, you might feel like you have to choose between your own personal safety and sparkling clean exterior windows. Read More 

Your Elderly Accessible Bathroom Makeover: Three Areas Of Concern

Are you considering a bathroom remodeling for yourself or your elderly loved one? Making the bathroom safe and accessible for seniors may involve a few minor alterations or additions, or it may mean a more involved process. Important areas of concern when creating an elderly accessible bathroom are the toilet, the shower and the flooring. Whether doing the remodeling yourself or hiring a professional contractor, focus on the following: 1. An Elderly Accessible Toilet Read More 

3 Questions To Ask When Your Central Air Conditioner Is Not Cooling Properly

After returning home one day, you may discover that your air conditioner is not cooling your house properly. Before you call a service technician, ask yourself the following troubleshooting questions to see if there could be a simple cause to the problem with a possible easy solution. Is The Condensation Drain Clogged Up? Especially when the temperatures and humidity are high, your air conditioner unit will produce a lot of condensation. Read More