Digital Cameras for Home Maintenance - It doesn't matter, whether
you did or didn't take any pictures of your house in the past, but
you're going to need to start taking them in the future. Every once in a
while someone asks me for some home maintenance tip's and the best
advice I can give anyone, is to make sure that you purchase and use a
digital camera for all of your home maintenance and repairs.
- Seven Ways
to Avoid Home Maintenance Lists from Your Wife - The most popular
thing that most people I know, don't want to do is to take care of their
yards. The second thing that most people want to avoid doing is home
maintenance. Here are seven ways to avoid home maintenance, when it's
finally time to do it.
- Home Ceiling
Repairs That Just Don't Make Any Sense -
I don't know how many houses I have seen in the past, that have stains
in the ceiling and the homeowners don't do anything about them. Some of
these homeowners ask me what caused the stains, while others choose to
ignore, while both choose to do nothing about them.
- Finding a
Plumber Who Deals with Home Emergency Situations - If you have water
leaking right now and it's flooding your house, you're not prepared for
a home emergency situation. If you have a home that doesn't have any
problems with it right now, continue reading this article to find out
how you can prepare yourself and your family for any type of home
Maintenance Tips During the Winter Cold - If you can remember one
word this winter, you need to remember the word water. If you don't keep
the water away from your house you could find yourself dealing with
water damage and water damage means home repairs.
- Be Careful
Cleaning Your Water Heater - Home Maintenance Tips - You should
always be careful when ever you clean out your water heater tanks. I
would like to share some home maintenance tips with you that could save
you a lot of money. If you're planning on cleaning out your water
heater, to remove calcium deposits, it's time to start paying attention
and to put your thinking caps on.
- Should I Prepare
Myself for a Roof Leak or Deal with It Later? - There are plenty of
questions that I have a difficult time answering, but this isn't going
to be one of them. You should always prepare yourself, before any types
of home emergencies ever happened.
- I Don't Have the
Time to Maintain My Own House - As people become busier in their
daily lives, they might not have the time that they would like to spend
maintaining their own house. How do I know this, because I am the one
that they call to make the repairs, because they haven't spent the time
to maintain them.
Construction Repairs Create Problems in the Future - Have you ever
heard the expression,” You can fix some of the things some of the times,
but you can't fix all of the things all the time.” Well if you haven't,
that's because I took another saying and rearrange the words to create a
new inspirational thought for the construction world.
- Use Home Repair
Books When You're Not Sure - Even if you can't read, most home
repair books have enough information contained within the illustrations
to make an expert out to anyone. There are plenty of instruction manuals
for almost anything that you can think of and with a little bit of
common sense, I would imagine that anyone could fix almost anything with
enough time, instructions and plenty of pictures.
- Your Annual
Home Inspection - Good Home Maintenance Practices - There are two
kinds of homeowners, those who take care of their homes and those who
don't. Those who don't take care of their homes are usually homeowners
that don't make enough money and therefore can't maintain their
- Home Repair Products
- Which Ones Are Good? - People are always looking for something
that is easy, cheap and will take very little time but will give them
the same results, as if they would have hired a building professional.
I've done it myself and have learned my lessons more than once. Watching
a home improvement sales people, has provided me with an education of a
- History of
Caulking and Its Uses For Home Repairs - When caulking first came
out, it would fill small cracks with very little problems, of flaking or
checking in the future, but as people began to feel larger cracks, the
caulking itself would start to crack and separate from the sides of the
areas that they were suppose to bond to.
- Home Water Heater Damage –
First I like to start with, what does home repair prevention actually
mean. It's having the ability to understand basic home construction
principles and knowing when there could be a potential problem. Some of
these home problems, especially, water damage problems, can lead to
expensive repair bills in the future.
- What Is Water Damage, Exactly? Where
Do I Find It? - Here's the question that everybody seems to want to
know about and very few people seem to have the ability to explain it.
I'm going to give it my best shot and see if I can put it in layman's
terms or in other words as simple as possible.
- Signs of the Water Damaged
Ceiling Still Leaking - I would like most homeowners and contractors
to keep something in mind here, your ceiling is usually located directly
underneath your roof and if you have any water damage on your ceiling,
it's probably going to be a direct result of a roof leak.