Don't Let Your Basement Become Wasted Space

Why Is Electrical Maintenance So Important?

Do you have a home or office that has electrical wiring and you know you need to keep the electricity sound in your property? As long as outlets work and the lights come on when you turn them on, you may assume your electricity is just fine. In fact, you may not have had your electrical repairs or maintenance things done in quite some time, not because you don't think these things are necessary but because you don't feel they are urgent for right now. Read More 

Homeowners With Cesspools: Key Facts To Know

If you live on a rural property, then it's quite likely that your home is not hooked up to a municipal sewer system. In this case, you must use a private sewer system to dispose of your household waste. Typically, this involves a modern septic tank that treats sewage and other waste, but if you have an older home, a cesspool, also known as a cesspit, might be used. This article takes a look at these older systems. Read More 

Have An Old Bathtub? Two Reasons Why You Should Have It Refinished

If you have an older bathtub in your home, you may have been thinking about replacing it.  The tub may be discolored, or it may even have patches where the porcelain is missing, which can cause it to look quite unsightly.  However, refinishing your bathtub as opposed to replacing it may be an even better option.  Use this information to learn more about why refinishing your bathtub is the way to go. Read More 

3 Reasons Why You Should Not Delay Fixing Your Car’s Windshield Chip

Suddenly having something strike your vehicle while it's moving and causing a chip on your windshield is a sickening feeling. No one ever plans for something like this to happen, and it's understandable if you're feeling queasy at the thought of having to dish out some money for an auto glass repair job. That said, it is critical that you get your windshield chip fixed as soon as possible if you want to prevent an even more dangerous situation from happening. Read More 

How To Paint And Seal Paint Chips

When you have small rock chips on your car paint, it can often be hard to figure out what to do. They are probably too small to warrant investing in a new paint job. And, they are usually too small to necessitate taking them to an auto body repair shop. However, if you ignore these paint chips, they could lead to dangerous rusting on your metal. To avoid this, you should learn how to fix small paint chips on your own. Read More 

About Me

Don't Let Your Basement Become Wasted Space

My wife and I recently had a new home built, and while we had few stressful decisions to make, we greatly enjoyed the process and love our new home. Due to budget concerns, we decided to leave our basement unfinished at first. We figured that since we have so much "stuff" that we need to store, like off-season clothing and seasonal decorations, we would just use it for storage. However, we soon regretted not having it finished and felt like we had "wasted space" in our new house that wasn't being put to good use. We turned it into a "mini apartment" with its own entrance that we now rent out to a friend for a little extra income. I love sharing what we learned during the home building process, so I am excited to share our experiences and tips on our new blog! Come back for more construction tips!

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