Leaking Cove Joints: How To Protect Your Basement From Groundwater

If you notice mold growth on the walls in your bathroom, kitchen or laundry room, you may wonder if you have leaking water in your home. But after checking the rooms thoroughly, you can't find any signs of leaking water. One of the places you should look for leaking water is along the flooring and walls of your basement. You may have stress fractures and deteriorated concrete along the basement's cove joints. [Read More]

Consider Why You Want To Install A Fence To Decide What Material To Use

Installing a fence is a major investment. You need to be sure you are installing the type of fence that will work best for your purposes so you don't end up with a giant eyesore. One of the best ways to determine what type of fencing to install is to consider what you want your fence to do for you. Security Security is possibly the most common reason for installing a fence. [Read More]

Essential Plumbing Tools Everyone Should Have

If you're just moving out on your own for the first time, or if you've finally taken the plunge into becoming a homeowner, you're going to have to deal with plumbing in a way that you might not have had to before. As you'll quickly discover, emergency calls to a plumber whenever a leaky pipe or clogged drain occurs can become quite an expense--a clogged drain can average $100 or more to clear. [Read More]

Are Your Vehicle's Windows And Windshields Ready For Winter Weather? 4 Things To Check

SafeWinterRoads.org reports that automobile accidents that occur during falling snow or sleet injure approximately 76,000 Americans each year. The site also states that, annually, around 900 individuals die from injuries resulting from travel during a sleet storm or snowstorm. These alarming statistics indicate that there may be a connection between severe weather and automobile accidents, so it's important to do what you can to stay safe on the road when the elements threaten your visibility. [Read More]