2014

Five Quick Kitchen Improvements To Make A Strong Impression

Remodeling a kitchen is often necessary after years of regular use, but it can also be expensive and take months to complete. If your kitchen looks shabby but you are not ready to plunge into a full remodeling project, there are steps you can take to dramatically improve your kitchen's appearance in the meantime. Talk to a professional home improvement company to begin implementing these quick and budget-friendly renovations.  Update Lighting

How To Winterize Your Home's Plumbing Before Your Vacation

Winterizing your home is important if you plan to spend any time away from your home. While you can easily prevent your pipes from freezing when you are home and running hot water through them regularly, this might not be so easy during your winter vacation. Here are some easy tips for winterizing your home's plumbing when you're planning to be out of town. 1. Insulate Your Pipes If you have any pipes in your home that are exposed, they need to be insulated properly.

Choosing Sprinklers For The Area You Need To Water

Choosing sprinklers for your home is not as easy as going down to the home improvement store and choosing the least expensive sprinklers you can find. Instead, you have to carefully measure the space you have to cover and then choose sprinklers that will effectively cover that area.  Constant-Spray Nozzles If you have small areas to cover—under fifteen feet—then you don't need a head that sprays any farther. Heads that overspray the area they should cover waste water and can create hard-water stains on buildings and vehicles.