Spouse Or Neighbor Practice Golf Outside? Stop Flying Balls From Crashing Into Your Window

If you have a spouse or a neighbor that likes to get out in the yard to practice their swing, the ball may get away from them at times. When this happens, it may head straight to one of your windows. If this sounds like you, follow the tips below to provide your windows with some protection.     Window Awnings Awnings look beautiful on a home, but they serve other purposes. Read More 

New Homeowner Safety Tips for Utilizing and Storage of Home Heating Oil

If you are a new homeowner heating with oil for the first time, then it is important that you understand as much as possible about the safe storage and use of heating oil. Heating oil is very safe for residential use when you take the following safety tips into account: Safety Tip #1: Keep Everything and Everyone away from the Tank and Heater Any person or object that comes into contact with your home's oil tank or oil heater can cause serious damage. Read More 

2 Simple Ways To Fix Your Dripping Faucet

If you have a dripping faucet, the sound of the constant drip may annoy you. That aggravating noise is also the sound of money being wasted since a leaking faucet can waste up to 3,000 gallons per year. If you would like to fix the problem yourself, try the following simple ways to fix your dripping faucet. Check The O-Ring For Damage The faucet's O-ring is part of the stem that holds the valve handles in place. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of Using Bricks For Construction

Are you interested in using bricks for your construction project, but are not sure if they will match your project requirements? Then take the time to learn their pros and cons – by doing so you can make an informed decision regarding if they are a good choice for you. With that thought in mind, here are the advantages and disadvantages of using bricks for construction projects: Pros Of Using Bricks In Construction Read More 

How To Excavate Near A Structure

When excavating near a foundation, you may be removing a lot of the support for the foundation. As a result, you will need to find a way to underpin or protect the foundation to protect it against settlement. Disconnect the Utilities When excavating anywhere, you need to contact local utility companies to make sure that your excavation will not disrupt utilities. By getting in contact with your local utility company, you will be able to have the utilities marked so you will know where not to dig. Read More