Understanding Home Improvement Projects

4 Simple Steps to Effective Damage Control for Your Flat Roof

If you have a flat roof, you want it to last as long as possible. Because these roofs require slightly different maintenance than their sloped counterparts, you may not know where to start. Here are four simple steps to implementing effective damage control on your flat roof so you can prevent leaks and other costly repairs. 1. Inspect Set aside one day at least twice a year to inspect your roof for any potential problems. Read More 

Tips For Updating Your Tired Kitchen

If your kitchen is beginning to look weathered and worn, but you aren't in a financial situation to do a complete remodel, you may think you are stuck with things the way they are. Remodeling portions of the kitchen and updating others is a great way to revive your tired kitchen while staying within your budget. Begin with one or two of the following options and add new features as time and money allows. Read More 

Unclog and Clean Seamless Gutters

If the seamless gutters on your home's exterior have materials lodged inside of them that are preventing water from draining through the downspout and causing water to pool near the edge of your home's rooftop, take measures to clean the gutter system's interior by completing the following steps. Once the gutter system is working properly, simple maintenance steps will prevent a blockage from becoming an issue again. Materials ladder hand rake putty knife industrial-strength detergent bucket water hose handheld scrub brush tube brush extension handle Remove Debris from the Gutter System Read More 

Becoming A Landlord? Here’s How To Increase Interest Among Renters

Being a landlord tends to come with a number of benefits to take advantage of, such as the ability to work as your own boss and the opportunity to claim various deductions when it comes time to file your taxes. Renting a home out also gives you the ability to expand your overall investment portfolio. When preparing your rental home for new tenants, there are a few things you can do to increase interest among renters and to help keep your expenses as a landlord down – consider incorporating one or more of the following options: Read More 

How To Transform Ordinary Glass Into A Stunning Garden Mirror

If you love the look of garden mirrors, but can't find the size and shape you desire, you'll he happy to know that you can create your own mirror with ordinary glass. With some mirror effect paint and a few supplies, you can transform any piece of glass into a mirror suitable for your garden. Follow these tips for planning and making a mirror for your garden. Supplies You will need a piece of glass in the desired size and shape. Read More