Drywall Hanging Guide

If you're looking to save a little money and you need to install drywall, then it's actually a fairly simple do it yourself project. It's relatively inexpensive and doesn't take that much work although you will probably need some help as drywall can be awkward to work with by yourself. Here is a guide to help you hang drywall easily. Tools The tools needed to hang drywall are fairly basic and you will probably be able to find most of them among your existing tools. Read More 

How To Prevent Mold In Your Garage

It's no secret that mold is a serious health risk for you and your family. It doesn't just grow in basements, attics, or bathrooms. It can fester anywhere, and that includes your garage. So how you can prevent mold from growing in your garage? You can follow these surefire prevention tips: Spend a Few Extra Bucks Now to Save Later Budget are tight, but they get tighter in the long run when unwanted problems like mold take root. Read More 

Summer Cooling Costs Too High? Learn How To Reduce Them

Your home's energy bills can easily skyrocket with the commercial air conditioning being on constantly. Thankfully, there are ways to cut down on how much you use your air conditioner, which will result in savings on your energy bills each and every month. Try these two tips and see what a difference they can make for your home. Create Shade The biggest culprits of having a hot home in the summer are your windows, which let the solar heat in and keep everything warm. Read More 

How To Tape And Mud Drywall Seams

Many homes are built with garages and/or basements that are unfinished. This usually means that the drywall is hung on the housing frames, but the holes and seams are not taped or patched. If you can learn to patch drywall on your own, you can easily finish your basement or garage. Patching drywall is often called "mudding". Drywall mud is very easy to work with if you have the right tools. Read More 

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Zinc Countertops

Zinc is an alternative material for countertops that provides a number of unique qualities when compared to more traditional granite or marble countertops. These qualities provide zinc countertops with a wide range of advantages and disadvantages over other types of countertops. Understanding what a zinc countertop has to offer your kitchen can help you decide if it is the right choice during a remodeling. The Advantages of Zinc Countertops Zinc countertops are extremely easy to clean. Read More