Saturday, 14 November 2015
On a chilly fall morning, you don’t want to stand around shivering while your shower heats up. With the Watts Hot Water Recirculating System, you’ll never have to wait for hot water again. It provides instant access to hot water at every faucet or shower when needed -- increasing your comfort, conserving water and saving money.
The Watts Hot Water Recirculating System recirculates water within the hot water supply line of a home to prevent it from cooling in the line. The average homeowner can save up to 10% on their water bill and conserve up to 15,000 gallons of water each year by
Sunday, 8 November 2015
Thursday, 22 October 2015
Here is a beautiful example of how you can tie in your current landscape and add some "Pop" to your home. Notice the way this brick paver walkway leads you straight to this home's entrance and utilizes the regional foliage to add to the curb appeal of this brick home.
This paver walkway in dublin cobble harvest blend with grey border is very complimentary to this home and landscaping.
Friday, 16 October 2015
DIY Home Improvement Strategy #1: Planning
Seasoned DIY'ers know that before starting any home improvement project, it is crucial to consider every facet of the job. This will prevent you from losing time, effort and money. Starting with the end in mind can offer you insight before embarking on a home improvement task. Plan early, wisely and follow these steps to success.
Home Improvement Strategy #2: Get Advice From Many Advisors
Remember the proverb - “Many advisors and your plans will succeed.” This is #2 but most assuredly our best advice when it comes to DIY home improvement strategies.
So before you start working on your project you’ll want to get advice from more than one person about the project you're about to tackle. Here are a few suggestions:
- YouTube videos are great fast and free
- the clerk at the local hardware store can give you some good insight as well
- other DIY'ers. There may be a friend or neighbor who is a seasoned pro in the project you're about to embark on, ask around
Home Improvement Strategy #3: Finances
Finances are key! A good rule of thumb is to add 20% to what you get for numbers to do your home improvement project. It’s amazing how even the seasoned contractor comes across added costs once they get into a project. Watch any home flipping TV show and in virtually every episode this will happen. By adding a 20% buffer to your project you will have peace of mind when the unexpected occurs.
There you have it, the 3 best DIY home improvement strategies you can do today and have fun while improving your home.