Entries by Robert Dickson

What to Do When Ceiling Paint Starts to Flake Off

When you see that paint on the ceiling has begun to flake off, you must act quickly to find the cause and remedy possible problems with the house. To restore the ceiling you must go through multiple steps, including the removal of old paint and restoration of the ceiling surface. Check for moisture Chipping paint […]

Making Paint Remover with Baking Soda

Removing the paint off an object is never a pleasant task. Chemical paint removers are foul-smelling and can easily overwhelm you if not used in a well-ventilated room. Fortunately, baking soda, which is sold in many grocery stores is strong enough to remove paint. Baking soda, also known as sodium carbonate, is similar to sodium […]

Preventing Plumbing Issues in Your Home

Damage to personal property as a result of a plumbing-related incident can be covered by your homeowners or renters insurance, but the repair cost of the pipeline that caused the damage is very likely not covered by the insurance. Proper maintenance of drains and other plumbing features can help prevent plumbing problems in the home. […]

Tricks to Adding More Natural Light to a Room

Studies have shown that 70% of us have too little light in our home. At the same time, 40% of our total energy consumption goes to heating, ventilation and lighting in our homes. Sunlight can get you in a better mood and make your home more welcoming while lightening your energy bill. In other words, […]

Unclogging a Washing Machine Drain

Unclogging a drain from the washing machine depends on where the blockage is in the line. If the drain is backing up with water where the drain hose fits into the drain line of the house, call a plumber. This means the clog is inside the main drain pipe in the home and requires a […]

5 Golden Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Your home is the place where you feel safe, however, we often overlook an important security element: air quality. Contaminated air in the house affects your mood and even your health. And in our hyper-insulated houses that bad air cannot escape. The question therefore arises: how do you improve the air quality at home? A […]

7 Tips to Improve the Safety of your Home

Living with tranquility and security in our house is the maximum investment we can make in it. Therefore, it is important to know that prevention is the true form of home security. In this post we recommend seven tips to keep in mind to maintain the safety of your home: The doors are a key […]

How to Use Plumber’s Putty in Drains

http://www.ehowenespanol.com/masilla-plomero-drenajes-del-bano-como_154893/ How to use plumber’s putty in bathroom drains   Plumber’s putty is moldable and is used to seal the joints of pipes to prevent water leaks. Bathroom and kitchen sink drains are commonly sealed with plumber’s putty. When used properly, plumber’s putty provides an airtight seal that will remain leak-free for many years. Plumber’s […]

Tips to make your home smell fresh

Sometimes you can try to clean the entire house and still find that it does not smell as good as you would like. If this has happened to you, worry no more.  Here are some tips that help you make your home smell fresh. Try odor neutralizing agents to make your home smell fresh There […]