• A Couple Of Common Boiler Problems

    6 April 2016

    A boiler is a common device used to provide homes with heat and hot water, and while these devices are often extremely reliable, it is possible for them to encounter performance compromising issues. For many homeowners, addressing these problems can be challenging due to a lack of experience with or information about these devices. Learning the following answers to questions concerning common boiler issues will help you to be better prepared when these issues strike your house.

  • Do's And Don'ts For Installing A Concrete Patio

    11 March 2016

    If you have made the decision to install a concrete patio in your backyard, then it is important for you to follow these time-tested do's and don'ts for the best results: Do pour your concrete on a section of your backyard that has been properly graded so that it will adequately drain when it gets wet in the rain and snow. Proper drainage is vital so that water will run off of the patio and will not damage the concrete by seeping into it from standing water.

  • Do You Need Basement Waterproofing? Look For These 5 Signs

    4 March 2016

    If you plan on finishing your basement to turn it into a nice living space, you need to think about getting your basement waterproofed before moving forward with construction. Thankfully, there are some ways to check if you need to have professional waterproofing done. Look for these 5 signs. Pooled Water An obvious sign that you are having foundation problems is when water pools in your home's basement after a rainfall.

  • How To Easily Fix A Scratched Fiberglass Tub

    17 February 2016

    If you have a scratch on your fiberglass tub, you can fix it on your own. However, this is not a do-it-yourself job for a beginner; it is a job for someone who has a certain degree of experience doing repair jobs. You also need to budget an entire afternoon for this project. Here is how to fix a scratched fiberglass bathtub. Remove The Hardware The first thing you need to do is remove the hardware from the bathtub.

  • You Can Use A Heat Pump For Cooling

    27 January 2016

    An AC unit works on the principle that when a material goes through a phase change, it can absorb heat from its surroundings. Thus, when the freon circulating through the air conditioning unit hits the evaporator coil, it vaporizes and absorbs heat from the air in your home. Your AC fan then pushes this air down your ducts to cool your house. Typically, you have evaporator coils on the inside of your house and condenser coils on the outside, but if you flip the function of the coils, you can use the same unit to both heat and cool your home.