After The Beauty Of Fall Foliage: The Beast Of Gutter Cleaning

As the saying goes: "If you dance to the music, you must pay the piper." The beautiful colors of autumn leaves put on a spectacle that can last for weeks. However, as the chill of winter approaches, and the leaves fall, many homeowners will only think of cleaning up the leaves accumulating on the ground. They should also be looking up at their gutters, which are likely filled with wet clumps of leaves that need to be removed. Read More 

How To Cut And Lay Engineered Floors

The most attractive feature of engineered floors is that they are made for easy self-installation. The modular design makes it possible for most homeowners to easily handle the installation. Of course, the project still requires the use of power tools and you will need to do a lot of lifting and bending over. Don't take on the project if you feel like you cannot handle the work. The most technical part of the installation process is cutting the boards to size. Read More 

Home Improvement Projects To Get Done This Fall

When the seasons begin to change, many homeowners begin to panic as they think about all of the projects and tasks they should have gotten done before the seasonal shift. However, if you are prepared ahead of time and have a plan for which home improvement project to perform during a specific season, you will avoid such worries. Before you become one of these homeowners who are in a panic, get to know some of the home improvement projects that you can and should get done this fall so that your home is well-prepared for the coming cold winter months. Read More 

3 Tips for Keeping Your Keys Secure

When it comes to keeping your home secure, you can't be too safe. One of the weakest links in your home security chain is actually your keys, so it helps to have some idea about how to keep them from derailing your plan. Follow these tips, and talk to your locksmith about any other options that would work for your particular situation. Avoid Handing Out All-purpose Keys Often when you have several people doing different tasks for you—like house cleaners, babysitters, or others—you hand over a key to make life easier for everyone. Read More 

Cool Electrical Upgrades To Do In Your Home

As a home owner, you take pride in the little details that makes your house truly feel like home. When you bought the house, you spent weekend hours upgrading items large and small. Now, holes are patched, the backyard has a new deck, and every sink in the house boasts new faucets. How else can you improve your home? Consider making some electrical improvements listed below.  Benefits of Electrical Upgrades Read More