Mildew And Algae Guide For Vinyl Siding

Most homeowners opt for vinyl siding because it looks good and requires very little maintenance. This is why it can be disconcerting if the siding begins to develop black or greenish discoloration. The culprit is usually mildew, algae, or moss. The following guide can help you better understand the problem so you can fix it and prevent it from happening again. Common causes Mildew, moss, and algae needs damp and shade to grow. Read More 

Tips To Help You Be Better Prepared To Address Humidity Issues Within Your Home

Keeping the humidity in your home within a comfortable range can be a rather difficult task. This is especially true for those that live in high-humidity environments, such as coastal areas, which can make it important to be informed about the unique threats and challenges that are involved with maintaining your home's humidity. Appreciate The Various Issues Humidity Problems Can Cause Your Home Humidity can make your home rather unpleasant, but this is not the extent of the issues that it can cause. Read More 

How To Update An Electrical Outlet

If you live in an older home, chances are your electrical outlets may be a little outdated or possibly even have been painted over more than once. If your outlets are all covered by furniture and you can't see any of them, your outdated outlets may not bother you, but if you can see that off-white colored outlet out of the corner of your eye each time you step into the room, you may want to continue reading for instructions on how to change that outlet to update it. Read More 

How to Build Your Own Floating Boat Dock

You may think that building a dock for your boat is out of your price range, but you can have a small floating dock made by yourself for less than you think. This project doesn't take too long to make, but requires an extra hand or two. See below for instructions. Here's What You'll Need: 4 - 30 gallon plastic drums (to withstand about 250 pounds) Silicon caulking 2x6 pieces of treated wood 6' deck boards 3" Read More 

Upholstery Cleaning For Beginners

Even a small spot on the furniture in your home can create a bad impression. To make matters worse, if you do not properly clean the spot, you can create a blemish in the fabric that no amount of cleaning will remove. Thus, the odds of failure may seem high for someone who wants to do at-home upholstery cleaning. However, if you know what you are doing, you should be able to clean your own upholstery without problems. Read More