2 Ways To Get The Tile You Want For Your Bathroom

If you are going to redo your bathroom, you might want to change out your tile while you are doing it. Tile gets used in so many places in your bathroom, from your shower to your floor to the walls. Even changing out some of those tiles, or adding tiles places where there wasn't any tile before can really change the way that your house looks. If you are going to get new tiles for your bathroom, there are different ways that you can do that. Read More 

If Your Ceiling Fan’s Lights Are Still Working But The Fan Blades Won’t Spin, Here’s How You Can Fix It

Most people don't pay too much attention to their ceiling fans—fans just dutifully circulate air around the room to help keep you cool and to stop the room from feeling stuffy. When one stops working, however, you definitely notice. If a ceiling fan's light still works but the fan blades won't spin, it may seem like an electrical mystery. Unfortunately, it's a fairly common problem—different wires run to the light and the fan motor. Read More 

Tips For Living (And Saving) In A Small Apartment As A Young Family

As a young family on a tight budget, you may be trying to figure out if homeownership can ever be in your future. For many people, housing costs eat the majority of their take-home pay. If you can cut down your housing costs, you can squirrel away the extra until you have enough to make a downpayment on your very own home. A great way to do this is to move into the smallest apartment that you can comfortably live in. Read More 

Three Types Of Window Treatments That Promote Energy Efficiency

These days, as the cost of energy rises, it is more important than ever before to minimize the amount of energy your home uses. Most people focus on choosing appliances that use less energy, but you should also try to choose items that keep heat from leaving your home (in the winter) or coming into your home (in the summer.) Window treatments can be an effective energy-saving element, but only if you choose the right ones. Read More 

Helpful Ways to Get Your Home & Yard Ready for Spring

With warmer spring weather comes emerging insects and other outdoor pests, noxious weeds, but also new growth in your lawn and landscaping to look forward to. All this new activity after a season of freezing weather requires you to get busy and handle the accumulation of tasks so you don't get behind. To help you get a jump start on your outside work, here are some professional services and ideas to help you get your yard and home ready for the warmer weather. Read More