Tropical Landscaping In A Non-Tropical Area

Posted on: 23 February 2015

You can have a tropical look to your yard even if you live in an area with a seasonal climate. You just need to pick the correct type of plants. There are hardy versions of many plants that are associated with tropical regions. Some of these plants can survive in a dormant state even in winter, while some need to remain potted and taken inside when winter approaches. Which plants can give your yard a tropical look? [Read More]

Three Ways To Protect Your Home From An Electrical Fire

Posted on: 17 February 2015

One of the most difficult situations you can ever face is having your home catch on fire. Even if the fire department is able to quench the flames, you will end up with significant fire, smoke, and water damage to most of your possessions, and will require the help of a company like Disaster Specialist. Because a fire can be so devastating, it is best to take some precautions to make sure that your home isn't damaged to begin with. [Read More]

Four Handy Plumbing Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted on: 10 February 2015

Professional plumbers have a wealth of knowledge and experience that they use in their line of work to make their job easy and safe. Some of these are things that you can apply when working on your plumbing installations. Here are a few tips from the masters that you will find useful: Using Magnets for Pipe Orienteering You probably know that you should not dig or nail into floors or walls because you may damage the hidden plumbing pipes behind them. [Read More]

How To Make Your Old Concrete Look Like New

Posted on: 6 February 2015

Per pound, concrete is an inexpensive building product that can be easily installed, so when you have an aging or crumbling concrete installation around your home, you may be tempted to remove it and start from scratch. But when you factor in the time, effort, and disposal fees required to remove an old installation before you start anew, you're talking a major renovation project that gets costly fast. Instead of starting over, you should consider restoring your old concrete. [Read More]