What Projects a Handyman Can Help You With

  • How To Upcycle An Old Light Fixture To Something More Modern

    13 January 2015

    Don't throw out that old light fixture just yet, it may be able to be upcycled into a newer, more modern light fixture. All you need in a few mason jars, spray paint, a few tools and a little bit of elbow grease to create something new. See below for instructions on how to change an old vanity bulb light fixture into a modern barn wood and mason jar hanging pendant light for your kitchen.

  • Advantageous Ways To Protect Your Car From Thieves

    5 January 2015

    As a car owner, the last thing you want is someone breaking into your car. This can cause you a lot of stress, but you can prepare for this situation in advance thanks to these steps: Tint Your Windows When people think about breaking into your car, they often first go up to the windows to see what's inside. You can make this difficult for people by getting your windows tinted.

  • What To Do If Your Furnace Isn't Working Because Of A Frozen Line

    2 January 2015

    If your furnace has stopped blowing warm air and a frozen condensate line is to blame, you can thaw it out with a few, simple steps. Once the problem is corrected, you can take further precautions so that the problem doesn't occur again. Use These Items hot water large pot bucket towel thermal insulation thermal tape scissors utility knife measuring tape portable heat lamp silicone sealer caulking gun Thaw Out The Line

  • What If You Can? Using A Modular Camp As Temporary Housing While You Build

    27 December 2014

    Many people dream of building their own home, but between construction loans on the new property and mortgage or rental payments while it is being built, the dream is never able to become a reality. However, what if there was an affordable to way to live on your new property during the construction process? Have you considered renting a camp trailer or purchasing a modular camp to stay in while the home is being built?

  • Two Tips To Help Your Air Conditioner Avoid Problems

    19 December 2014

    The temperature inside a home is one of the most important factors for determining its comfort level. While air conditioning systems can help ensure that your home is comfortable regardless of whether it is hot or cold outside, these systems are highly complex, and this means that they can encounter numerous problems. Luckily, there are a couple of tips you can follow that will help your system avoid some of the most common issues.

  • How New Homeowners Can Benefit From Plumbers Who Use Video Cameras

    19 September 2014

    As you are settling into your new home, you probably aren't thinking much about your plumbing. Most people don't think about it until they have a problem. But when you do have to call the plumber, they can look for other problems that you might not be aware of by using a closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera. Below are three benefits of CCTV cameras for plumbing. Finding Clogged Drains Finding clogged drains in your home is a lot easier with a CCTV camera.

  • The Advantages Of Prefabricated Steel Outbuildings On Your Property

    19 September 2014

    A steel outbuilding on your property can provide more room for storage, but there are also many other advantages to having one of these buildings available to you. Choosing a prefabricated steel design can be a good choice as well. Consider a few surprising advantages of these buildings no matter the size of your residence or their intended use. 1. They double as work areas. Storage may not be the only reason to consider a prefabricated steel building on your property.