Understanding Home Improvement Projects

How To Safely Hang Window Boxes And Grow Bags On Vinyl Siding

If you dream of window boxes overflowing with bright flowers or planting herbs in hanging grow bags, but don't want to damage your vinyl siding by drilling holes, you may think you don't have any options. The truth is, you can install window boxes and grow bags on vinyl siding without ever making a hole.  Vinyl Siding Hooks Ask your contractor about the type of hooks suitable for your siding. These come in a variety of sizes and may be metal or plastic. Read More 

DIY Windshield Repair Vs. The Pros

When traveling across job sites strewn with rocks and debris, a chipped or cracked windshield is almost a given. Errant rock strikes can leave behind small chips and cracks that eventually grow into bigger and harder-to-repair cracks over time. A quick windshield repair can help you avoid an even more expensive replacement. While the pros can easily handle these tasks for a fee, do-it-yourself windshield repair kits offer a cheaper way of fixing minor cracks and chips. Read More 

2 Ways To Reduce Serious Indoor Flood Damage

If you live in an area prone to flooding, then you may need to evacuate your home on occasion to avoid an emergency situation. It is definitely wise to leave your residence, and a water cleanup expert can help with the potential damage afterwards. Although this is true, you should still do everything in your power to minimize damage as much as possible. You can do this by completing a few simple steps before leaving your house. Read More 

Got Garage Problems? It Could Be Your Springs

Your garage door is a modern convenience that works using large springs. These tight, heavy springs expand and contract, pulling cables that raise and lower your garage door. When something goes wrong with your garage door springs, the results could be worse than you not being able to enter or exit your garage. Problems with industrial springs such as these can lead to serious property damage or injury.  Types of Garage Door Springs Read More 

How To Prevent Your Toddler From Infesting Your Home

Toddlers tend to be friendly, curious people, which can get them, and you, into trouble occasionally. Toddlers can pick up common pests while they are outdoors and bring them into your home, and the mess many toddlers make throughout the day can create an excellent breeding ground for other types of pests. Luckily, you only have to be more aware of three types of pests if you have a toddler, and preventing them from infesting your home is easy, once you know how. Read More