8 Reasons Why You Should Use Micro Mesh Gutter Guards

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At their core, gutters are very simple: they collect rain water, and guide it to the ground below with ease. However, the dilemmas associated with gutters can be far reaching and unnecessarily tedious.If your gutters are clean, water will stream down the drainpipe when it rains (as it should).However, what happens if there’s an obstruction in the way? Say, a leaf clog or even oil seeping down from under your shingles? That’s a problem no one wants to have, much less have to fix. … [Read more...]

Before You Buy Gutter Guards, Review These Pros & Cons Of Installing Gutter Covers

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Gutter guards are advertised as being able to prevent your gutters from clogging with leaves, as well as water and debris -- thus saving you from what could be a dangerous household task.Cleaning gutters is no fun at all!However, not everyone agrees that gutter guards are worth the cost, time, and effort to get them installed. Following are the pros and cons of installing gutter guards (or leaf guards, gutter covers, gutter screens, etc.) on your home...  … [Read more...]

Before You Hire A Home Repair Handyman… 9 Things You Need To Know!

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Every now and then, you may need a little help with home repairs and maintenance issues.You've probably heard about handymen who come to your home to fix things that you may not have the knowledge or ability to do yourself.For the record, not all handymen are carpenters, electricians, or plumbers. Some confine their efforts to yard work, clearing brush, mowing grass, and general outdoor maintenance instead of indoor home repairs. Regardless, it shouldn't be too difficult to find a … [Read more...]

Do’s & Don’t When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection

Rain barrels are all the rage these days! Did you know that 623 gallons of water can be harvested from 1 inch of rain on a 1,000-square-foot roof? In terms of rain barrels, a typical 1/2-inch rainfall will fill a 50- to 55-gallon barrel. Here are some fun and easy ways to make your own rain barrel: Build Your Own Rain Barrel   Super Cheap & Easy DIY Rain Barrel   How To Make A Rain Barrel   3 Cheap Rain Barrels That Actually Look Nice … [Read more...]

12 Lawn, Garden & Home Projects That Should Be On Your Fall To-Do List

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Before you know it, cooler winds will start blowing in and winter will be here to stay.There are so many things that need to get done around the house before the snow starts falling.  Following are 12 household projects that should probably be at the top of your fall chores checklist... #1  Attend to your garden harvest.The last few tomatoes and squash are waiting to be picked. You don't want to leave any to go to waste. Work now to prepare your … [Read more...]

Home Inspections: What You Need To Know

A home inspector does a whole lot more than check for working outlets and make sure the dishwasher works.  If you are wondering if you really need a home inspector, chances are you do.     Here's what you need to know about home inspections and how to find a good home inspector... … [Read more...]