Entries by Robert Dickson

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 […]

Can table salt clean a clogged drain?

A clogged drain is an uncomfortable problem that should be treated as soon as possible. If there are no cleaners bought in stores around the house, you have no need to run out to the store; Try a homemade method instead. Table salt, a product found in almost all kitchens, is one of several common […]

Adding Wayne’s Coating to Your Walls

Waynes coating is a decorative panel that is installed between the baseboard and the guard on your home.  Most panels are made with tongue-and-groove wooden boards; however, they can also be found in alternative materials such as vinyl and laminate. Siding can be installed easily if you have the right tools and want to invest […]

DIY: Cleaning Your Fireplace

Feeling the heat and hearing the noise of the burning wood from the fireplace in your house can be very relaxing. However, the soot deposits it leaves behind eventually condense to create a creosote, a toxic and tarred substance, in the chimney. You should clean your fireplace regularly. To do so, you can use a […]