Drain Cleaning - How To Remove The Trap

A clogged sink can be a major nuisance in your day to day life. Many times the occurrence is due to the build up of grease, hair or other unwanted items that need removing. Once you notice the problem it is important to clean the drain as soon as possible to avoid making the build up worse.  Drain cleaning can often be done through some very simple methods, usually with the assistance of a basic drain cleaning fluid, which can be bought at your local hardware store. Read More 

Traffic Engineering Measures That Reduce Pedestrian Crashes

Pedestrian fatalities have reduced significantly in the United States in the last few years. However, at eleven percent, pedestrians still account for a high number of those that die in motor vehicle crashes within the U.S. Children aged between five and nine years make up the highest population-based rate of those injured in these crashes, while those over 80 years account for most population-based rate of the fatalities. One of the main factors attributed to the high pedestrian fatalities is the minimal consideration accorded to road designs in the U. Read More 

Why You Should Add A Sunroom To Your Elderly Parent’s Home

If you have an older parent who is still living at home, you might be always looking for ways to make the household more comfortable and safer for your loved one. For example, you may have taken the time to install grab bars near the shower and near the bed. You might have thought about installing a wheelchair ramp so that your mom or dad can use his or her walker or wheelchair with ease. Read More 

Three Tips To Modernizing Your Kitchen On A Budget

Attempting a remodel can be a big task whether you are trying to do it yourself or hire someone to help. When you are on a budget, you want to ensure that ever penny counts and you are getting the most for your money. A kitchen is one of the most popular rooms to be remodeled in a house. On average, a kitchen remodel runs about $18,856.  Unless you just inherited a chunk of money, you may not be able to afford spending thousands of dollars on a kitchen remodel. Read More 

The Rainbow Of Vinyl Siding Stains: What They Are And What To Do About Them

Even though vinyl siding is largely maintenance-free, it can occasionally develop unsightly stains. Some stains are easy to get rid of permanently, while others can recur until the source of the problem is eliminated. Here are some common, different colored siding stains, their causes and what to do about them. Runny, Sticky and Brown These sticky, resin-like stains are a mixture of moisture and oil in wood. They are usually the result of ice dams on the roof. Read More