Transforming the Old House From the Bottom Up

How To Reduce Excessive Moisture In Your Bathrooms

When you have a lot of moisture in your bathroom, it can lead to mildew and mold. This is not only gross to deal with, but it can also be dangerous to your health. Unfortunately, bathrooms have the tendency to have extra moisture due to condensation. Here are some tips for reducing the moisture in your bathrooms: Keep Surfaces Dry There are some ways you can control the total amount of water and moisture in the bathrooms, including wiping down surfaces until they are dry. Read More 

Potential Causes Of Constant Problems With Your Small Home’s Septic System

If you have been having constant problems with your septic system and you live in a small house, your troubles could be caused by one of the two scenarios below. Tank Is Too Large For Your Home When your sewer lines back up every month or so, it is possible that your septic tank is too large for your home. While this may seem to be a contradiction, the size is important for maintaining optimal function of the system. Read More 

How To Repair Alligator Cracks In Asphalt

If you have a crack on your asphalt driveway that looks similar to the scales on a reptile's back, that is known as alligator cracking or crocodile cracking. It is a type of fatigue cracking that usually happens due to deterioration of the asphalt over an extended period of time. Here are some tips for repairing the cracks so you don't have to replace the entire driveway. Prevent Further Cracking Read More 

How To Repair Minor Cosmetic Damage To Your Wood Garage Door

Minor damage, such as small cracks and holes, can have a huge impact on the way your wood garage door looks. Thankfully, repairing this type of minor cosmetic damage can be much easier than many homeowners realize. In fact, even the most novice DIY enthusiast will be able to complete this job without the need to hire a professional contractor. The step-by-step guide below can help you to accomplish this task. Read More 

Replace Your Shingles With Solar Shingles For Easy Solar Power

More and more people are turning to clean energy alternatives. One of those is solar power. You can use solar power as a supplemental power source, or you can use solar power as your sole power source. It used to be that if you wanted to use solar power, your only option was to use large solar panels on your roof. However, there are now alternatives such as solar shingles. Read More