Clean your rain gutters at least twice a year. Otherwise, debris like leaves and twigs can clog up your gutter system, causing potential harm to your house and landscaping — not to mention the gutters themselves. Here’s how to identify and fix a clogged gutter.
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Many home improvement projects involve work inside climate-controlled houses. In this case, you’re usually not so dependent upon the weather. Still, you might find scheduling wintertime work can help you finish your project faster and in some cases, for less money.
Plumbing is one of the most important components of our home, but the one we take for granted the most. You never know how much you appreciate well-functioning plumbing until something goes wrong. Every time the seasons change, it affects your home’s plumbing system. In the winter, your home’s plumbing is highly susceptible to frozen […]
Assess Drafty Doors For around $4 a roll at your local hardware store, foam weather stripping is inexpensive and easy to apply. Check the weather stripping around each exterior door every year to make sure that it’s still intact, replacing pieces that are worn out, torn, or missing. Choose the size of your weather stripping […]
When you notice that your windows are starting to get drafty, look incredibly worn out, or is starting to get difficult to operate, you might wonder if it’s better to do repairs or replace them altogether. Typically, when a window breaks, the first option is to have it repaired. But the trend to remove, trash, […]
Event though is doesn’t snow much in Chattanooga, winter’s colder, wetter weather can be hard on your home. It can also be hard on your wallet thanks to higher energy bills. But if you start now, you’ll have plenty of time for all the fall maintenance and home improvement tasks needed to keep your house […]
As a rule of thumb, electric panels need replacing every 25-40 years, so if your home is that age, there’s a likelihood that you will need to upgrade. However, there are other key signs to look out for that will tell you when your existing system is becoming outdated.
Kitchen renovations usually show the best return on investment. There are many different ways to approach a kitchen renovation. Everything depends on your budget. You can improve your kitchen without emptying your wallet by doing the following:
Given the right home improvement process, your property can benefit from a properly utilized attic. There are several modifications you can apply to this part of the house, ranging from simple to complex alterations. However, if you’re looking to get the most out of your attic space consider the following improvements.
As we slide into the summer months, the warmer weather and longer daylight hours help homeowners tackle their home improvement to-do list. But since summer also brings a laundry list of added activities – including piles of actual laundry – if you’re going to accomplish anything, you need a plan. To get you started, here […]