When the weather gets colder and the overnight temperature dips below freezing, safeguard your plumbing by unscrewing your garden hoses. This prevents water from freezing in the hose and pipes from bursting.
When temperatures become extremely cold it is important
to open the faucets in the house so that they slowly drip.
This prevents the pipes from freezing up. This helps to protect
your plumbing during cold snaps.
Did you know that poor window quality accounts for as much as 30% loss of energy efficiency?
We've all stared at a stubborn, cloudy puddle of water in our sink and thought, "Now what?" Anyone with indoor plumbing has come face to face with a clogged drain. Luckily, fixing a clogged drain and avoiding one in the first place is simple. Before you call the plumber or spend money on a harsh drain cleaner, read this.
So, you've finally decided to change that dated faucet in the kitchen. It can be scary to think of changing it yourself but these days-now that DIY has become such a rallying cry-paying a plumber seems silly. Still, you feel stuck between your ugly faucet and your lack of know-how.
Holes in your window screens aren't just ugly, they're annoying. Mosquitoes, flies, bees will eventually find their way into your house. Whether you're afraid of West Nile Virus or nasty bites that drive you crazy, a screen with holes is literally an open invitation to flying foes.
To begin, you'll first need to take down all of your cabinet doors. The reason why you have to pull all of the doors off is to expose the entire surface area to be worked on; both for the doors and the cabinets.