2017

How To Paint Plastic Lawn Chairs

Plastic lawn or garden chairs are cost-effective alternatives to wood or metal. However, you may notice they have faded, or you no longer like the color. You think about throwing them away because painting seems daunting.  Plastic resin can be challenging to paint, since the surface is non-porous. Luckily, manufactures make paints that adhere to plastic resin surfaces. Paint your plastic lawn chairs by following these steps. Prepare to Paint the Chairs

How To Replace Plywood Siding

  If you have damaged plywood panel siding, you commonly don't have to replace the whole wall. Plywood siding is comprised of four vertical boards made from several layers of pressed veneer with decorative grooves.  Plywood siding stays durable for a long time, but they can still get damaged over time from the elements, especially at the vertical seams where water can seep through the wood. Follow these steps to replace plywood siding.

Your Air Conditioner Blower May Not Be Working For One Of These Three Reasons

One of the most important components of your air conditioner is the blower. This part is responsible for moving air over the cooling coils and into your home, so your home won't reach the desired temperature if this part breaks. The reasons a blower may malfunction are numerous, but here are three of the most common ones and the type of repairs that must be made to get your unit in good working order.

Can Melting Snow Be Damaging To Your Basement?

One of the dangers to your basement that you might not consider is melting snow. Most homeowners are aware that a heavy rain can lead to flooding, but snow can be just as damaging. To help you prepare for this winter, here is what you need to know about your basement and melting snow. How Does Melting Snow Hurt Your Basement? Whether melting snow has an impact on your basement depends on how well your foundation stands up to hydrostatic pressure.

Investing In Your Home Through A Kitchen Remodel

There are many different ways that you can invest your money. Often, people will try for high-risk high-reward types of investment, but if those fail, you are out of a lot of money. Others try to go with a more reserved approach like a CD, but the return can be very small. One of the best things to invest in is your home. You are continually building equity in your home as you pay off the mortgage.