Understanding Home Improvement Projects

Tips for Staying Safe When You Install DIY Roofing

If you've decided to save some money and put on a new roof yourself, you have a lot of work ahead of you. Putting on a roof is a labor intensive job and it is done in a difficult work environment. Safety should be your utmost concern, even if the precautions slow down your progress. Here are a few things to keep in mind so you stay safe while working on your roof. Read More 

3 Tips For Troubleshooting Problems While Using Your New MIG Welding Machine

If you are trying out your new MIG welding machine, you may have run into an issue either with using the machine or with your weld. If so, use the troubleshooting tips below to help correct the problem. Machine Sounds Like A Machine Gun During Use As you start to weld with the machine, you may start hearing a noise that sounds like a machine gun going off. If so, look at the grounding clamp you are using. Read More 

Three Signs That You Should Choose Brick Pavers Vs. Concrete Pavers

Both brick and concrete pavers can be excellent for a ton of different uses. If you are looking into installing pavers on your property, however, you are going to have to decide which one you would prefer. These are a few signs that brick pavers will be a better choice for you. 1. You Prefer a Traditional Look One great thing about brick pavers is the fact that they have a timeless, traditional look. Read More 

4 Tips For Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

The key to making your electricity costs more affordable will rest in the things you do each day. There are numerous ways to help you allow your house to be more energy efficient. Seeking out things that will allow you to have useful results is sure to pay off for you in the long-term. The key to turning this dream into a reality will rest on knowing what to do and putting these tips to work for you today. Read More 

3 Tips to Successfully Redo Your Pool Plastering

If your inground swimming pool is starting to show its age, it might be time to redo your pool plastering. If you are going to try and do this yourself without the help of a professional, you'll want to follow some best practices to ensure that you don't encounter any major issues during or immediately after the process. Here are 3 tips to keep in mind when installing new plaster in your swimming pool. Read More