Entries by Robert Dickson

Seven Ideas to Decorate an Old Home

Old houses have an undeniable charm … So to better decorate and decorate your home, our experts in home staging reveal their secrets. Paint the walls white to enhance the beams Beams are common in old houses and they bring a certain charm. It is therefore better to make them apparent by ideally painting the […]

Tips to Improve the Safety of Your Home

To improve the security of your home against burglaries Burglaries are more common in the winter months. So, how can you take steps to secure your property? According to Aviva, burglary rates increase by an average of 26% in the second half of the year compared to earlier in the year. Taking advantage of shorter […]

Decorating Your Bedroom with Shelves

Shelves are an important tool when it comes to storing items like books, souvenirs and other details; however, the shelves can also be a decorative element to your room. In the bedroom, you can use shelves to store items off the floor and even to keep at hand the last book you bought. Choose a […]

How to Get Rid of Birds in Your Chimney

Many people assume that the constant chirping and racket coming from their chimney is the sound of bats. While this is a common source of chimney chirps, the notorious chimney swift is more likely to be the culprit, especially in summer. These migratory birds are protected in the United States under the Migratory Bird Act […]

Reasons for a Drop in Water Pressure

A drop in water pressure, whether sudden or gradual, can make everyday life miserable. Many people do not know the reasons for the loss of water pressure. Dishonest plumbers sometimes charge an owner for unnecessary repairs. Before it happens to you, take the time to familiarize yourself with five of the main reasons for a […]

Building A Wooden Bookcase

When you need additional storage for your house, shelving units may be the answer. Prefabricated wooden shelves can be costly and may not fit in your space. By making your own shelves, you can ensure a perfect fit and maximum use to store items that you need. Before starting work on a shelving project, sketch […]

Cleaning a Clogged Kitchen Sink

Kitchen drains often get clogged, leaving you with a drain that drains very slowly or not at all in some cases. This leads to stagnant water that is not only unattractive but also unsafe, as it can sometimes cause odor and bacteria to grow and spread. You can do several things to clean the kitchen […]

How to Eliminate the Smell of Paint

Redecorating our house is very simple and you do not need to buy new furniture for it. You can give your old furniture a new life with a little hand of paint and, thus, will be like new. The problem is that the paint is a chemical whose smell that is not liked by everyone. […]

The Importance of Cleaning Gutters

The gutters of your home are a very important part of the general structure of the house, because they prevent the water during the rainy season from stagnating on the roofs and walls. The rain gutters collect rainwater and avoid annoying splashes on the terrace and prevents the facade from getting dirty. It is a […]