Change Your Home One Step at a Time

Change Your Home One Step at a Time

  • 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.

  • What Should You Do To Repair Hard Water Damage To Appliances?

    Whether your home is supplied with well water or simply a municipal water supply with high mineral levels, you may be starting to notice a white, chalky residue on your dishes after washing them. You might also notice that your skin feels dry or tight after showering, or that your laundry seems to require quite a bit of fabric softener to avoid stiffness. These issues are usually caused by hard water -- water that has spent thousands of years flowing through granite and slate, picking up high concentrations of calcium and other minerals along the way.

  • Keeping Your Septic Drain Field Healthy

    Septic drain fields are an alternative solution to more popular waste removal systems. Although the septic drain field system has not quite reached common parlance, they are quickly growing in popularity, due to the fact that they offer an inexpensive alternative to more complicated systems. In addition, septic drain fields tend to be able to be installed by amateurs, lending themselves to the DIY culture that is quickly growing in popularity.

  • What You Should Know About Asphalt Shingle Roofs

    Asphalt shingle roofs are still the most common option for roofs because they are so convenient. If it's time to replace your roof, and you're considering sticking with or switching to an asphalt shingle roof, there are some facts you should read more about. These six must-know facts will help you determine if asphalt shingles really are the right choice for you. They Are One of the Cheapest Options One reason asphalt roofs are so popular is because of the low price.

  • 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.