All posts tagged "home"
Repairing a Step Corner
Isn’t it just like a home fix-it expert to suggest “breaking it the rest of the way” as the first step in making a repair. Well, that’s it! To repair a concrete stair — or anything else...
- Posted February 16, 2016
Is Your Home Properly Insured?
Here are some tips to help you make the right choices about homeowners insurance. Just as there are different home styles, insurers offer a menu of different policies. For the majority of single-family homeowners, the most appropriate...
- Posted February 14, 2016
Weatherstripping: Various Types of Weatherstripping
Most home maintenance projects will save you money over time. But, only a few of them will produce an immediate and measurable return. Maintaining your home’s energy envelope is one such project. The floors, walls, ceilings, exterior...
- Posted February 2, 2016
Trader Joe’s is Secretly Making Your Home More Valuable
In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss how Trader Joe’s is Secretly Making Your Home More Valuable and The Family Handyman Magazine’s tip R-House (IS A VERY FINE HOUSE.)
- Posted January 30, 2016
Happy New Year: Post-Holiday Rehab
If you’re like most people, chances are good that you did some entertaining during the holiday season. Though the Christmas decorations are down and the candy, cookies and treats devoured; there are probably telltale signs that remain...
- Posted January 2, 2016
Keeping Home Appliances Healthy
The holiday season is a special time of year. It’s a time for family gatherings, entertaining, baking traditions and festive holiday meals. It’s also a time when kitchen appliances get a real workout. Owing to busy work...
- Posted December 15, 2015
It’s About That Time of Year Again: Firewood
Natural gas, electricity and oil are the most prevalent fuel sources for modern home heating systems. However, before these modern resources were available, the fireplace or wood stove was the sole source of heat in a home....
- Posted November 30, 2015
Safety: Fall/Winter Home Safety & Security
Fall and winter mean shorter days, colder weather, and less natural light to safely traverse paths outdoors and hallways indoors. The change in seasons also ushers in the need to fire up the furnace and-or stoke the fireplace...
- Posted November 26, 2015
NOT Home for the Holidays
November and December are traditionally among the busiest of months for travel, primarily due to holiday gatherings in far away places. In addition, retirees find themselves seeking a warmer climate to ease their aching bones. In either...
- Posted November 15, 2015
Show Notes: Keep Your Home Safe and Dry
Want to keep your home safe and dry? Learn how to conquer the drip, spot the leaks and learn all about the newest water detection devices and gadgets that might save your home from going down in...
- Posted November 8, 2015