Entries by Robert Dickson

Improving the Thermal Insulation of your Home

A home with good thermal insulation can save up to 30% of energy, which has direct effects both in the electric bill and in the CO2 emissions to the environment. What precautions should we take to improve the thermal performance of our home? Here are some tips: The thermal insulation of a dwelling is the […]

Colors that Combine Well with Green

What colors match with green? It has always been said that green is for the daring, but you just need to know what to combine the color with to make the perfect setting in your home. In addition, there are many shades of green that exist to decorate your walls, furniture or fabrics, from light […]

How to Dry a Water Damaged Ceiling

If your roof has water damage, you will need to remove the drywall and let the inside of the roof dry out. If not, mold may grow inside your ceiling. Correct the initial cause of the leak to avoid future damage. If you are not sure where the leak is, ask a professional roofer or […]

Choosing a Paint Color for your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of your home and is inviting to family and friends to enjoy each other’s company. A simple decorating project can be to create this atmosphere in your kitchen by added some color.  If you choose the right paint color, you can create the most gorgeous room in the house. Instructions […]

Natural Solutions for Deodorizing Carpets

Several everyday situations can make your carpet become a smelly mess. Pets, children and even adults can leave unpleasant odors trapped in the fibers of a carpet. These odors can last for weeks and resist normal carpet cleaners. There are several ways to freshen smelly carpets using nontoxic and common household products. Vinegar Natural and […]

Four Ideas to Improve Your Exterior Lighting

If you do not want your garden to disappear at night, install good outdoor lighting. In many occasions the decoration and protection of the home, is focused on the interior. But what about the exterior? Your garden should reflect your personality, decorate it to your liking and improve the security of your home. A simple […]

How To Replace Pipe In An RV

Replacing the pipes in an RV is very similar to replacing the pipe in a standard residential home. It’s just a matter of removing the old parts and putting in the new ones. Spare parts do not need to be RV-specific parts. Standard PEX plumbing pipe can be used as a substitute for hot or […]

How to Clean a Drain with a Snake

A drainage snake – also known as a drainage auger – is a tool used by plumbers to clear clogged drains. It consists of a handle, a flexible metal “snake” and a hole in the end to break the blockage. Breaking a nuisance with a drainage snake is something that most homeowners can do themselves, […]

How to Build a Concrete House

Concrete blocks can be an inexpensive material for building your next home. They are not only relatively simple and basic, but are also considered structurally sound and solid. In the following article, you’ll learn about the steps required to build a house of concrete blocks. Instructions When the company delivers the blocks, the load will […]