Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors? Privacy in an Era of Commonplace Surveillance

We live in an age of surveillance: security cameras at work, satellite monitoring of public entertainment venues, and small aircraft equipped with video cameras can have even the least privacy-conscious Americans wondering how much it might cost to install a roof over their backyards. Thankfully, for most of us, privacy fence panels can go a […]

5 Ways to Remodel Your Kitchen on a Budget

while the task of a kitchen remodel may sound daunting and expensive, it is not actually as hard as it seems and there are many benefits to redoing some or all of your kitchen. Even a minor remodeling of your kitchen, whether it been the accent color or the cabinetry, can bring you a return […]

5 Things to Try For a Clogged Drain

UPDATED 1/20/21 It’s always frustrating to find that you have a clogged drain. This nuisance can cause a water backup, a huge mess, and a gross smell. You quickly find yourself looking online for ideas, searching things like kitchen sink water not draining, how to unclog stubborn drain, or kitchen sink will not unclog. Calling […]

A Few Weird and Interesting Things That You Never Knew About Toilets

Leaky, backed-up, overflowing, problematic toilets. You can’t live with them, and you can’t flush them down the…you know. According a study conducted by the manufacturing company American Standard, one in three toilet owners say that they need to make a call to local handyman services because their toilets have some sort of constant issue. And […]

3 Reasons to Hire House Painting Services

Are you tired of wasting time looking for house painters who won’t charge you an arm and a leg? Do you need help planning your upcoming painting and renovation project? Are you worried about calculating the average cost of paint per gallon for your project? If so, then you need to find a local painting […]

5 Ways to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Roof

Every roof is going to need to be replaced at some point or another. You can not just lay the new one over the old one. This can cut your new roof’s life span by as much as 20%. Home maintenance can be a daunting task in general and installing a new roof is no […]

Metal Roofs May Protect Historical Properties from Weather and Insect Damage

With proper maintenance, a home’s roofing, siding, and gutters can last for decades; while every homeowner wants to avoid major repair bills, they may not be aware of how frequently they need to perform maintenance on the outside of their homes. Checking chimney and fireplace functionality is usually best performed once a year before colder […]

Digging Deep to Sustain Our Way of Life

We can’t go long without it. We’re made of it — in fact, it is a major component of most our body parts. The earth we stand on can’t survive without it either, and it covers about 70% of our planet’s surface. The thing that Mars envies our abundance of. That’s right, water is the […]