2016

Looking For Ways To Make Your Kitchen Easier To Cook In? 3 Remodeling Projects To Tackle

Plans of remodeling your kitchen often have a lot to do with making the space look nicer and even improving the storage situation. While these are all good goals to have, you also want to make sure that the kitchen will be remodeled to make cooking even more enjoyable. If you're someone that likes to spend hours in the kitchen cooking every day, there are a few specific projects that you can take on to make your kitchen a joy to cook in.

Fencing the Big Dogs In: Three Tips to Follow

Giant dogs offer their owners big love—but they can also come with some big problems, including the question of how to keep them in your yard. A dog like a Great Dane or an English Mastiff can weigh more, run faster, and jump higher than their human owners, so not just any fence will do if you need to keep one contained. Here are some things to consider if you're trying to fence in a big dog.

How To Use Your Old Carpet

Whether you have replaced your old carpet with new carpet or pulled it up and refinished the hardwood floors underneath, you have a lot of old carpet on your hands. You can haul it to the landfill or have your flooring specialist take it, but that is hard on the environment. In fact, old carpet can take up to 20,000 years to degrade. You can use your old carpet around the house instead of buying other materials for certain tasks.

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Arc Faults

An arc fault is a wiring problem that occurs when the sleeving around a wire deteriorates and the wire itself becomes exposed. When two exposed wires come close to one another, the electricity may arc between those wires, creating a spark. Arc faults typically happen inside the walls of the home. When an arc fault occurs near dry wall studs or insulation, the resulting spark can start a fire. If you are a homeowner, it's important to understand arc faults, how they can damage your property and what you can do to prevent them.

Your Pop-Up Camper Has A Ripped Window Screen? How To Fix It Even While Traveling

It is summertime, and you are camping on the road. If you have a pop-up camper, you know how important it is to maintain these unconventional pieces of camping equipment. It has a lot of screens, and when one is torn, you could be fighting off bugs, mosquitoes and even critters during the night. If you have suffered a torn screen while traveling, here is how to fix it without canceling your camping plans.