02 Oct

Some Money-Saving Tips Between Seasons

Winter is around the corner, and now is the time to start preparing for the various weather changes that come with it, and prepping your home for any changes that would affect your utility bills and upkeep costs:

  • Tune Up Your Heating System: Hire a technician to inspect your duct, furnace or heat pump to be sure the system is clean and in efficient, and that it can stay at full manufacturer standards. The inspection also measures carbon-monoxide leakage.

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17 Apr

Choosing the Ideal Shower Door

Showers have taken a central role in today’s bathroom design, with some people even choosing to leave the tub out of their bathroom renovation in favor of a larger shower. There is no one-size-fits-all shower, and likewise shower doors come in a variety of styles and sizes to suit any design and budget. Glass shower doors and enclosures are popular choices, as they give an open, clean feeling to the bathroom, allow light to flow through the room, and help the space seem larger.

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17 Apr

A few thoughts on Plumbing

The luxury of indoor plumbing is taken for granted by all and sundry. But did you ever shed some thought on how it has evolved over the years? The primitive man had no water, no sanitation methods? More often than not they used to stick a potty-pot to his derriere to disembowel the gunk from his gut. The Romans, Greeks and other ancient civilizations constructed aqueducts for fresh water, but yet they were way far from proper sanitary disposal.

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17 Apr

Keeping baby safe in the bathroom

It happens! A young parent steps out from a bathroom for a minute or two and leaves the baby sitting in a tub of water “for just a minute”. The outcome is a tragedy from which that parent will never recover.

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10 Apr

3 Tips for Plumbing Maintenance

New Plumbing systems are no short of any wonder. One gets cold or hot water according to requirement and the waste flows away. Yet one shouldn’t forget that plumbing systems do give way at times and when they do it is a big time problem for one and all in the house.

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03 Dec

To Paint or Not To Paint Is the Big Question

You have well-explored the art of painting, you exactly now about the emotions each colour conveys. You’ve exhausted your brains searching the internet for How-to videos and you’ve walked through the rooms in your house scratching your head and pondering with that intellectual air and an anticipation to paint them in the most creative way possible. Your next thought: To hell with it, I am hiring a professional.

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