Home & GardenRemodeling, Maintenance & Decor

Portable vacuum cleaners are better than ever these days, but a central vacuum system has the winning edge! See why... Here's what I've learned about central vacs, including the cost and DIY installation info too.

Thinking of installing an indoor hot tub? You have many challenges ahead of you in order to do it right! Think about mold, weight issues, and costs.

See if your countertops need sealed (or if you can wait awhile), whether to use a topical granite sealer or an impregnator, how to seal granite yourself, and how to remove granite stains.

Want an apron front sink for your kitchen? See the pros & cons of farmhouse sinks + 5 important things to think about when choosing a farmhouse kitchen sink.

It's easy to fix a clogged condensate drain line - whether you have a gravity line (like most people do) or an a/c condensate pump (like I just installed). Here's how.

Replacing your electric stove? Installing a gas range in its place? Before you tackle the gas stove installation yourself, read this to learn from my mistakes!

Do you know how to use a sanding sponge? See the reasons & techniques for using a sandpaper sponge on DIY projects around the house - like painting, woodwork, etc.

Covering a cinder block wall with surface bonding cement increases its water resistance & durability. The wall will blend in with most architectural styles.

If you're researching house siding options for your home, you'll want to see this siding contractor's list of the pros & cons of fiber cement siding first!