Change Your Home One Step at a Time

Change Your Home One Step at a Time

  • 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.

  • Three Reasons To Consider Continuous Insulation For Your New Building

    With so many specific details to consider when you're building a commercial structure, it's easy to overlook the insulation decision as a minor consideration. Although the classic rolled type of insulation can be effective, it's important to give the decision the attention that it deserves. When considering the insulation choices, you might decide that continuous insulation is better for your structure. If your building is going to be concrete or steel core, this is certainly true.

  • 3 Air Conditioning Acronyms And What They Mean For You

    With the winter season coming to a close, it's time to start preparing for the spring and summer. As a homeowner, your first thoughts of spring and summer are focused on replacing your outdated and overworked air conditioner. However, choosing a new air conditioner is a difficult task. Not only do you have to find a unit within your price range, but you must also decipher the overabundance of confusing acronyms listed for each unit.

  • 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.