Aside from the aesthetic look that your wooden porch is adding to your home, it also makes a great hangout area for you and your guests, drying space for garments or storage space for garden utensils. But after a couple of years down the road, you might notice some fading or even some mildew on […]
Is there anything more annoying than a drawer that doesn’t slide open easily? I have a lot of vintage wood furniture that I’ve acquired over the years. The pieces are beautiful and have lots of character, but the wood tends to swell and shrink making the drawers hard to open and close. There are several […]
Have you delayed scheduling your annual fall furnace maintenance appointment? We’re already into December and entering into the heart of the heating season but it’s never too late to show your furnace some love. It is so much worse to have to deal with a problem when your whole house is reliant on that appliance […]
It is best to clear any bits of food from plates and pans before placing them in the dishwasher, but undoubtedly there will be some pieces that sneaks by. Luckily the dishwasher filter has your back! It catches any food debris that is cleaned off the dishes. The question is do you have the dishwasher […]
The cooling temperatures and falling leaves serve as a great reminder that it is time to take a look at the fall home maintenance checklist. Chimney Sweep and Fireplace Inspection – Prevent a chimney fire by getting a professional to sweep the flue clean of creosote, especially if you have a wood-burning fireplace. Also, be […]
Kids, pets, and messes will eventually leave even the most well kept carpet smelly. It isn’t too difficult to fix, barring any horrible spills, but the problem is often that the homeowner doesn’t notice the smell. We become a bit numb to the odors of our own house. Unfortunately, guests will notice! DIY Carpet Deodorizers […]
While I recommend signing up for a HomeSpot account to create a custom maintenance schedule with automatic reminders, I certainly can understand how having this resource library on-demand can be helpful. Click on the image below to create an account or look on the next page for a short description of each checklist.