Give Your Furniture a Much-Needed Makeover

If you want to update your home while sticking to a budget, DIY home improvement ideas can help you transform your furniture while saving you serious cash. Instead of shopping for new items, give your existing pieces some extra love and you can create a beautiful finished product that looks and feels brand new. Painting…


Does Hand-Washing Your Dishes Save Energy?

Dishwashers make life much easier by removing most of the time and effort from an everyday chore. However, these appliances do require electricity and can run for hours; are they really the best choice? One myth about saving energy is that it’s better for the environment and your energy bills if you hand-wash your dishes…


Improve Your Outdoor Living Area With Path Lighting

Create a unique outdoor living area with outdoor lighting. Whether you choose energy-efficient options or go completely solar, iconic lights can light your way around your patio, walkway or porch. This can be one of the most convenient electrical updates for your yard. Late-Night Safety Lighting allows you to see your way to your backyard…


Clean and Repair the Roof

Your house’s roof is one of its first lines of defense against precipitation and strong winds. Because it faces such harsh weather conditions, it is critical that you take time to look it over during your home maintenance in March. Climbing up on the roof can be dangerous, so it is a good idea to…


Check for Radon Despite Length in Home

Prevalent radon myths may lead you to avoid having your home checked because you have been there for years or decades. This pervasive myth can lead homeowners to avoid having their home checked. Keep in mind that long-term exposure to the radioactive gas can lead to lung cancer. If you have been in your home…


Closing Vents May Not Save Energy

Like most homeowners, you want to save money. One of the best ways to reduce your monthly bills is to reduce your monthly energy expenditure. If you want to ensure that you minimize your energy usage, do not buy into energy-saving myths. One myth about saving energy is to close the vents in the rooms…