Entries by Robert Dickson

How to Fix a Crumbling Brick Chimney

It is not uncommon for brick chimneys to crumble with age. Chimneys are often positioned in exposed areas of the roof, and crumbling can occur due to weathering even if other brickwork around your home is in good condition. In most cases, a crumbling chimney means the mortar between the bricks has degraded, the bricks […]

Removing Paint Rust From a Car

A rust stain on your car can be detrimental to its appearance and cause great damage. What began as an aesthetic question can be turned into a structural one. Over time, rust can eat through paint and metal, causing parts of the vehicle’s body to fall apart. Irregular spots remain abandoned, posing a safety risk […]

How to Organize a Pantry

Organization is an important aspect of food storage. Maintaining an orderly storage area will give you easy access to food and make it easier to see what is available in a short time. It is easy to see what needs to be replaced and there is less waste when the area is kept organized. Another […]

Applying Epoxy Paint to a Garage Floor

Epoxy paint can transform an old and tired garage floor into a showroom. Epoxy paint is a bit harder to apply than normal household paints. However, with proper preparation, you can get an excellent result from your DIY efforts. Learning how to apply epoxy paint will help get you on your way to great appearance […]

Three Interesting Facts About Water Damage

Every homeowner’s worst nightmare is having to deal with the aftermath of a flood. Initially, homeowners are generally concerned with questions like how much their homeowner’s insurance will cover and what possessions can be salvaged. When disaster strikes, life is placed on hold until everything is dried out and returned to normal, which isn’t always […]

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 […]