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4 Wintertime Home Disasters and How to Recover from Them

Image Source: FlickrWinter can be one of the most picturesque times of the year. Unfortunately, it can also be among the most dangerous. Severe winter weather can sometimes wreak havoc on one's home. Here are four wintertime home disasters, and how to recover from them.Winter PestsA variety of ...

Top 5 Drains on Your Home Heating System

Winter certainly has its charms, but nothing puts a damper on snow days and holiday cheer than high home heating bills. Trim your energy usage down to size by addressing possible heat drains. These top five culprits are the perfect place to start.Lack of InsulationIf you have one room that always s ...

4 Ways to Protect Your Home From Frozen Plumbing

Winter is just right around the corner, so it’s time to start safeguarding your home against the dropping temperatures. Frozen pipes and plumbing is one of the biggest problems homeowners face during the winter. Luckily, there are several precautions you can take to prevent your plumbing from ...

Preparing for Snow: Quick Winter Checklist for Your Home

Image Source: FlickrYou've hauled your winter clothing out of storage, stocked up on ice scrapers and had your snowblower serviced in anticipation of the first snowfall. Now it's time to make sure that your home is ready for those cold white flakes too. To protect your property, lower you e ...

Upgrade Your Greenhouse In A Weekend!

A greenhouse is a real asset to any keen gardener and with a few small DIY jobs you can further enhance its usefulness and make it more efficient. Polythene bubble wrap is the best medium for this job and you can buy a greenhouse-specific, UV stabilised product from garden centres or DIY stores wh ...

Insulation Done Right

Adding insulation to an existing or new home is a great way to save money. The utility bills will be lower while the heating and cooling units will last a lot longer due to being used a lot less. This can turn into a problem if not done right, especially for those with respiratory problems.Installi ...