Tired of paying high water bills? Have you heard of the ways you can use a rain catcher to lower those bills? You probably also didn’t know that 623 gallons of water can be harvested from 1 inch of rain on a 1,000-square-foot roof and as far as rain barrels are concerned, a typical 1/2-inch rainfall will fill a 50- to 55-gallon barrel. I’m sharing everything I know about making rainwater collection an efficient way to lower your bills and help the environment.
The condition of your roof matters! Your home's roof is just as important as your home's foundation. Here you'll find excellent tips for maintaining, cleaning, and repairing the roof on your house. Also, see how gutters make your roof work better, the pros & cons of gutter guards, how a roof warranty works, and more.
Gutter covers keep gutters from clogging with leaves, water, and debris. But not everyone agrees that gutter guards are worth the cost, time & effort to install. Wondering what are the best gutter guards? Here are the pros & cons of the 5 types of gutter guards, and gutter guard reviews for each of the companies that manufacture them.
Before you buy a new house, you need to do a roof inspection and look closely at the gutters. Here’s what you should look for now… to avoid costly repairs later!
Snow & ice can wreak havoc on your house gutters. See how to strengthen gutters to withstand even the harshest winter storms. No more ice dams & roof melt!
Buying a home warranty or appliance warranty to protect the systems & appliances in your house? Our friends rave about theirs! I’ve listed the pros & cons.
If you’re thinking of getting gutter guards, here are 8 reasons why you should consider micro mesh gutter guards. I spoke with Alex Higgenbotham, inventor of the gutter guard micromesh technology that’s used in Mastershield gutter guards and Leaf Filter gutter guards.
If you’re tired of climbing a ladder to clean gutters, here are a variety of other tools and products that will make cleaning your gutters easier than ever before!
Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking of hiring a handyman for household repairs.
If your roof has black streaks on the asphalt shingles or a green mossy growth on the roof, you’ve got roof mold or algae. See why it accumulates, plus how to remove algae from the roof of your house.
There are so many things that need to get done around the house before the snow starts falling. This list of reminders will help you get a head start on your fall chores…
If you’re buying or selling a home, do you really need to hire a home inspector? If so, who pays… the buyer or the seller? Here’s what you need to know about home inspections and how to find a good home inspector.