Change Your Home One Step at a Time

Change Your Home One Step at a Time

  • Know Your Rebar Before Using It In DIY Garden Projects

    If you are like many gardeners, you may enjoy garden art, trellises and other garden structures made from rebar. What you may not know is that not all rebar is created equal. Each type of rebar performs differently, making some more suitable for your garden projects than others. Taking the time to learn about how rebar differs may mean the difference between impressive garden art and one that will rust and corrode over time.

  • Restaurant Owners: 5 Tips for Getting Bad Odors Out of Your Kitchen Drains

    A smelly drain in your home is one thing, but if the drains in your restaurant smell, it can hurt your business. The smells coming from your kitchen sink drains can waft into your dining room, mask the smell of your entrees and disgust patrons. Luckily, there are simple things you can do to eliminate and reduce odors in your restaurant's kitchen drains. 1. Use baking soda to neutralize odors

  • How to Clean Your Tankless Hot Water Heater's Cold Water Intake Filter

    Tankless hot water heaters are a boon to American homeowners looking to save big on their utility bills. Tankless heaters are more efficient than their conventional cousins because they provide hot water when it is needed and don't waste energy by heating a large volume of water for no purpose. However, tankless hot water heaters do require attention to keep them running at their optimum levels. One area that should be frequently addressed by homeowners is the cold water intake filter.

  • Putting In A Lawn? 2 Ways To Protect Your New Grass From Damage

    After staring at a muddy landscape riddled with sporadic weeds, you might be ready to prepare the soil and put in a lawn. Unfortunately, if you simply slap down a pallet of sod and turn on your sprinklers, it might not be enough to keep your new grass pristine. Here are two ways to protect your new grass from future damage, so that you can enjoy your yard: 1: Install A French Drain System For Your Downspouts

  • How To Extend The Life Of Your HVAC Blower Motor

    Throughout the year, your HVAC system is almost in constant use. During the summer, your air conditioner works hard to keep your home comfortable. While winter chill sets in around your home, your furnace provides the heat that keeps your home hospitable. Even though each of your appliances are only used for a certain period of the year, they share one vital component—your blower motor. To ensure that your HVAC system can continue to operate all year round, perform or arrange for these maintenance tasks.

  • About Me

    Change Your Home One Step at a Time

    The best way to handle major home renovations is to take them one step at a time. Instead of trying to change your whole home at once, start small. I started with the guest bathroom, then the guest bedroom, then moved on to my kids’ rooms, my bedroom, and the living room. Now I’m working on remodeling the kitchen. I started this blog to help other people who are attempting major home renovations. I’ll show you how to change your whole home by breaking it up into manageable chunks. Wondering which kitchen counters are right for you, or how to add more space to your bedroom? We’ll go over the pros and cons of different materials and discuss DIY renovation projects. Before you know it, you’ll have created your dream home.