3 Things You Can Do With Your Wood Burning Stove

If you have recently purchased an older home, you might be wondering what to do with that clunky, metal wood burning stove in your living room or basement. Although you might be tempted to rip it out and replace it with a fancy gas or electric model, there are more than a few reasons you should leave it right where it is. Here are three things you can do with that wood burning stove—you might use it more than you think. Read More 

3 Things That Could Void Your Home Appliance Warranties

After you invest in new appliances, you might find solace in the warranty offered by the manufacturer. Unfortunately, that warranty might not be around forever if you make a few mistakes along the way. Here are three things that could void your home appliance warranties, and how you can stay out of trouble:   1: User Error If you are familiar with home appliances, you might not see the point of wading through boring user manuals. Read More 

How To Test And Adjust The Cycling Strength Of Your Garage Door Opener

You use your garage door on a daily basis. Every time you pull your car out of your garage to begin your morning commute, you activate your automatic opener and cycle your door. However, if your automatic opener isn't properly adjusted, then it will cause your door's counterbalance system (the series of drums, cables, and springs above your door) to sustain unnecessary wear. To ensure that your door assembly lasts as long as possible, test and adjust your automatic opener by following these steps. Read More 

3 Tips For Adding A Backup Wood Burning Stove To Your Home

When you live in a northern climate, having heat in your home is important to you and your family's survival. Relying solely on a furnace to heat your home can leave you without warmth during power cuts or when your furnace breaks down. Installing a wood burning stove in your home as a backup heat source is a good option to heat your home in a pinch. Here are three tips to help you successfully install a wood burning stove in your home. Read More 

2 Reasons You Should Hire Someone To Manage Your Swimming Pool

Do you remember the day you decided to put in your swimming pool? You probably imagined long summer afternoons basking in the sun and pool parties with your friends. Unfortunately, the realities of pool ownership can be strikingly different from your daydreams. Here are two reasons you should hire someone to manage your swimming pool, and why it will make all the difference: 1: Pool Chemistry Can Be Hard to Control Read More