Dealing With Lead Paint In A House

Old houses are exciting to invest in because they have so much history and can be renovated with a modern twist. However, when you begin renovating an old house, it might come with a few surprises that need to be taken care of. For example, paint that has lead in it is one of the things that is commonly found in older homes. The bad thing about such paint is that it can be dangerous, especially if small children live with you. Read More 

Restoring Bathtubs: Why Porcelain Tubs Are The Easiest Of All

There are three main kinds of bathtub materials; porcelain, cast iron, and fiberglass. Most modern tubs are fiberglass, but you could have an older tub in your home made from one of the other two materials. Overall, you might think that repairing a fiberglass tub is the easiest. Actually, porcelain is the easiest. Here is why. Fiberglass Fillers Can Just Split Again Fiberglass tub splits and cracks are usually filled with, well, fillers. Read More 

4 Tips For Restoring Smoke Damaged Clothing

Taking care of your personal belongings is the key to helping these last as long as possible. One place where you may spend lots of money is on your clothing. This is particularly the case if you enjoy designer clothes that look fantastic on you and are popular with others. However, if you have recently experienced a fire in your home, you may constantly smell on your clothing. Being aware of specific tips that can enable you to get rid of this unwanted scent is certain to be helpful to you: Read More 

Tips To Help You Clean Your Home After Flooding And Mold Growth

After a home flood, it can be common for mold growth to occur inside the home, especially when the moisture is allowed to remain for some time. According to the EPA mold can grow within 24 to 48 hours of exposure to moisture and should be remedied quickly to avoid growth and to prevent associated health problems. Here are some steps and tips to help you clean up after flooding damage and mold growth: Read More 

3 Structural Problems That Affect Homes With Slab Foundations

Foundation issues that cause structural damage affect millions of homes every year. Finished basements are often talked about due to the unique problems in a basement below the grade level. Problems also affect homes built on crawl space and slab foundations. Sometimes, concrete slab problems get overlooked until a problem has grown into serious structural damage. Here are some of the foundation issues that can affect your slab foundation. 1. Eroding Soils Caused by Poor Exterior Drainage and Watershed Design Read More