Summer may be known for fun in the sun, but according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association, June is a peak month for hail storms. The NOAA says hail causes approximately $1 billion in damage to property each year. When your roof is at risk of being pelted by golf ball-sized hail, it is important to have a plan on how to protect your property, as well as a plan to make repairs if any damage occurs.
From television shows that teach people how to do various projects to the proliferation of home improvement stores with their endless aisles of products beckoning us to give them a try, the do-it-yourself lifestyle has really taken off. While it is possible to tackle some home improvement projects on your own — like painting, wallpapering and more — in many cases it’s best to call in a professional. The following tips will help DIY’ers avoid home renovation disasters, and finish their projects safely and without spending a ton of extra money.
This is the year to make your own football man cave in your garage. Here are a few suggestions on how to make your own garage man cave for cheap, just in time for kickoff!
Have you been finding mysterious holes in pantry items? Are your flowers and landscaping being violated by some creature of the night? Well, you have pests – and not the kind with six legs. These are rodents, and they can be quite stubborn when you’re trying to catch them. But before you call the exterminator, check out this article for a few tips on ridding your home of raccoons, bats and mice.
Making your home uniquely you can be a hard thing to do. You ponder about what colors, styles and themes to use in each room so you’re comfortable in your home. We give so much thought to the rooms in our homes, but what about the smaller spaces like closets? From dark and elegant to bright and colorful, these unique closets are sure to stir your creativity.
It might be time to transform that dusty old attic into a restored retreat! Renovating your attic will increase the square footage of living space and enhance your home’s desirability to future buyers. Before the flipping process begins, consider these tips and suggestions for the renovation of your future favorite room!
Bypassing routine maintenance can turn out to be a costly idea. Ten thousand dollars later, you’re wishing you began regular home maintenance a long time ago. But it’s never too late. Begin now by addressing these very important home maintenance tips for homeowners looking to safeguard the longevity of their home.
Settling for a smaller space doesn’t have to seem like settling at all. By using décor to your advantage, you can sneakily make your space seem much bigger than it is. Here comes the even better news: It doesn’t have to cost a fortune, either.
Does your patio need a pick-me-up? Whether you’re looking for updated furniture, décor or lighting, your patio updates don’t have to empty your wallet. We’ve got 20 cheap DIY ideas to turn a sad space into a sophisticated sanctuary by summer.
Spring is finally here, and that means it’s time to start thinking about home remodeling projects. If a kitchen renovation is on your to-do list, follow these rules to ensure a safe project from start to finish.