If you are experiencing dry skin, cracked lips, itchy eyes, or you are getting shocked every time you walk across the carpet, then chances are you don’t have enough moisture in the air and you might benefit from a humidifier. If rooms in your home feel stuffy, you have rotting wood, or wet stains on the walls or ceilings, then you might benefit from a dehumidifier.
Unpredictable weather storms can seriously damage your home in an instant -- so it's best to be prepared. Some good old-fashioned preventative maintenance could help your house stand tall against a wide range of weather issues. Here, DIY homeowners are sharing their best tips to help you weatherproof your home yourself -- from fixing moisture issues like fogged windows and humidity levels inside your home to installing gutter guards, removing black streaks on the roof, and dealing with a ladybug infestation. We've even got weather tips for your next yard sale or garage sale!
When it comes to having a successful yard sale, you should always have a rain plan. Otherwise, if it rains, you’ve gone to a lot of work for nothing! So be sure to check the weather forecast. However, overcast days are often more successful than sunny, hot days!
In addition to neighborhood and directional signs which tell people how to FIND your yard sale, you’ll also want to hang a number of signs on-site at the yard sale itself. This will make it easier for people to find the prices AND locate similar items by ‘theme’. Here are some tips for making both types of yard sale signs — neighborhood & road signs, and price & description signs.