basement flood moisture

How to deal with basement flooding and moisture

Dark, damp, and dreary – these three adjectives usually describe basements. Basements were previously seen as a separate space in the house, only used to store items that will never see the light of day again or to hold the motors and mechanisms that help the home function.

In recent years, however, the three words above have become less applicable to this part of the house as more and more people discover the potential uses of basements, especially in expanding one’s living space.

Basements have long been connected to and considered part of the other areas in the home in …

Read More
installing solar panels on roof
Home Ideas

10 steps on managing your electric bill

Are you tired of opening up your monthly electric bill and seeing how much you owe? Are you looking for a few ways to help cut your costs each month? By taking a few simple steps, you should be able to see a noticeable difference in your electric bills each month.

Install a Programmable Thermostat

So much of our electricity is wasted heating or cooling our homes for no one. When your home is empty, there is no reason to have it heated or cooled to the temperatures you prefer when you are home. By installing a programmable thermostat, you …

Read More
wooden flooring photo

Non-slip flooring 7 DIY solutions

Flooring in any building or home is not just an aesthetic part of the home that you want to be beautiful, although of course that’s one of the functions of flooring. You want it to look good and be clean, but you also want to make sure that the flooring is 100% safe for any and all visitors who will be walking on the flooring. More than just about any part of the home, slippery floors can present a true health hazard to anyone who lives there or visits the abode. If you’re having a problem with slippery floors, it’s …

Read More