Transforming the Old House From the Bottom Up

The Pros And Cons Of Erosion Control Mats

There are many options for controlling erosion. If you have hills or slopes on your property that are eroding away thanks to rain or wind, you may be looking for methods to prevent the dirt or mud from sliding. One option is an erosion control mat. The mat, typically made from natural fibers, can be rolled out onto a hillside to help hold the dirt and mud in place. Learning about the pros and cons of this erosion control method will help you determine if it is right for you. Read More 

Troubleshooting Tips For Your Electric Fence

Installing an electric fence on your property is good for security and peace of mind. However, you don't want to neglect it once it's been installed. While these fences do well to sustain themselves most of the time, they aren't free of potential issues. Understanding some of the most common problems will help you to spot trouble before it becomes serious or disables the charge to your fence. Here are some things to monitor on a regular basis. Read More 

Need A Bathroom Remodel To Increase The Size? Tricks To Make It Bigger

If you are looking to make a small bathroom bigger, and you want to update the space and make renovations, you have to talk with the construction professionals about getting the work done. The bathroom in your home is one of the areas that get the most use, and it's an area that can add a lot of value to the home if it's updated properly. Here are some of the things you can talk with the remodelling contractor about, to get big results with your bathroom changes. Read More 

Caring For Your Newly-Plastered Pool

Installing a private swimming pool on your property ensures that your friends and family will always have access to a refreshing recreational activity. In order to prevent your pool from becoming a source of stress, you need to take the time to properly maintain the interior surface of the pool. This is best accomplished by investing in new plaster to prevent leaks and unsightly stains from plaguing your pool. Caring for a newly-plastered pool requires some unique attention to detail. Read More 

3 Tips to Keep Your Fridge in Good Condition

Just about every home these days has at least one refrigerator. The fridge is an appliance that we depend on to keep our food and drinks cold, and it's also something that can often be taken for granted until something goes wrong. If you want your fridge to continue functioning properly for years to come, you'll want to perform some regular maintenance tasks on it just like you would for any other part of your house. Read More