Advice for Turning a House into a Home

How To Care For Bathroom Countertops Made Of Granite

Granite countertops are just as beautiful in the bathroom as they are in the kitchen. However, the bathroom is a different environment, and the granite will be exposed to different kinds of wear. Taking good care of the countertops in your bathroom keeps your granite clean and shiny and avoids problems with soap scum and stains. Here are some tips for maintaining bathroom countertops made from granite. Use Holders for Protection   Read More...

4 Warning Signs Your Water Heater May Need Repairing

Taking time to ensure your home is in the best possible shape is one thing you'll want to do. It's likely the top thing you'll want to keep working is your water heater. Doing this can enable you to enjoy warm or hot water whenever you need it. However, being aware of the warning signs that this device may need to be repaired may be helpful to you. Sign #1: Rumbling noise   Read More...

Benefits Of Home Waterproofing Services

When you're pondering upgrades to your property, it's tempting to focus first on curb appeal, as those investments are easy to see. However, it often makes more sense to take care of internal upgrades first and then focus on cosmetic issues. One way to enhance your property and add quite a bit of value, while protecting your assets, is to fully waterproof your basement. There are many benefits of home waterproofing, including the following:    Read More...

Things To Place Below Your Copper Rain Chains

Copper rain chains hanging outside your home offer an easy-on-the-eyes alternative to gutter downspouts, but you can't simply hang the chains and fail to give rainwater any further thought. While your copper rain chains will carry the rain from your gutters toward the ground, you don't want the water to pool at the base of the chains — and this is especially true if you live in an area that commonly gets heavy storms.   Read More...

4 Reasons To Hydro Jet The Sewer Lines Of A Home You Just Purchased

Buying a new home, whether it's your family's first one or just a larger place with more room to grow, should be exciting rather than stressful. There are so many different parts of a home that need inspection before you buy a home, and it's easy to overlook sewer inspection since it requires the cooperation of the seller. Preemptive hydro-jetting arranged to be done before you even move into the home can prevent serious problems from interrupting your enjoyment of your first few weeks in a new house.   Read More...