3 Things You Should Check Before Buying a Used Front-Loading Washer

If you have decided that you want to get your own front-load washing machine, you may be tempted to buy a used model in the beginning to save money. While buying used appliance models is always a good way to save money and still get what you want, buying used will bring about a few additional concerns. When you head off to see what is available at the local used appliance store, make sure you bring this list of three things you should check out before you buy: Read More 

Ooh-La-La: French Doors Are The Answer To These Decorating Dilemmas

French doors are making a comeback, both in new custom-home construction and in remodeling projects. That's because homeowners and builders have discovered that today's framed-glass, double doors solve several decorating dilemmas.  The Sliding Glass Door Problem Sliding glass doors can be wonderful, letting in plenty of light, allowing for a view, and providing easy access to decks and patios. There's a catch, however. Only one side of the wide doorway can be open at any given time. Read More 

4 Tips For Replacing A Single-Pane Glass Window

Single-pane glass windows are basic windows that are found in many homes. If your window broke, the following tips can help you replace them. This includes tips on removing the old windows and installing new ones. Gather Your Supplies Before you begin replacing the single-pane window, make sure you have all the right tools and supplies. For this type of home repair project, you will need: Protective gear Towel Replacement glass Screwdriver Pliers Putty knife Newspaper and paper box Paint brush Linseed oil Glazing tool Glazing compound Heat gun Spring clips Sandpaper Remove The Old Glass Window Read More 

How Electrical Contracting Outfits Save Appliances, Eliminate Fire Risk, & Prevent Electrocution

When it comes to electrical repairs in your home or office, it is always best to let electrical contracting professionals handle the job. There are myriad dangers associated with electrical work, not the least of which is damaged appliances and the need to re-wire a portion of the building. Even more dangerous is the possibility of improper repair attempts leading to electrical fires, and there's always the chance you could become seriously injured or even killed when trying to fix an electrical problem. Read More 

How To Make A Brick Fire Pit For The Yard

One of the advantages to owning your own home is being able to modify it any time you want to. A good modification to make is a fire pit in the backyard. There is nothing quite like relaxing around a fire at the end of a long day. Instead of spending the money to buy a fire ring, you can simply make your own. Below is a tutorial to making a fire pit in your backyard using bricks and a few other materials. Read More