Author: Kelli

Step by Step Guide to Correctly Fitting Venetian Blinds 0

Step by Step Guide to Correctly Fitting Venetian Blinds

Venetian blinds are a great way to cover the windows while still maintaining a beautiful look inside a home. Blinds that are custom made require exact measurements to ensure the perfect fit. From there, each piece needs to be attached to the window correctly so that the blinds can be moved up and down smoothly. Take your time and follow each step, one at a time.

10 Tips for Mold and Mildew Removal 0

10 Tips for Mold and Mildew Removal

Water is always the cause of mold and mildew, but finding the source of the problem can seem like an unsolvable mystery. Follow our tips for using some handy gadgets and basic detective work...

Earthquake Emergency Kits: What You Need 0

Earthquake Emergency Kits: What You Need

Earthquakes are an unpredicted, natural disaster and people should be ready with earthquake emergency kits. They are the scariest ones that can cause a lot of damage in a short amount of time. The...

Built-in Storage 0

Built-in Storage

Nothing puts your square footage to better use than a built-in. Whether that means a desk framed within a seldom-used closet or a bookcase tucked into a niche beside the fireplace, built-ins maximize every...

Porch Enclosure 0

Porch Enclosure

After buying a 1920s bungalow in Newton, Mass., architect Todd Sloane and his wife, Elizabeth, considered replacing the narrow porch entry off the kitchen with a mudroom addition, but property setbacks wouldn’t allow it,...

How to Install a Home Security System 0

How to Install a Home Security System

Some home security systems are complex and should be installed by a professional. However, there are many good home security systems sold in kit forms that can be installed by any do-it-yourselfer. Most simple...

5 basic trailer safety tips 0

5 basic trailer safety tips

Spring is the worst time for trailer troubles, when cottagers haul a season’s worth of tools, toys, and building materials. Most mishaps are preventable and Hobson offers these basic safety tips. Since trailer laws...