Got loose wall outlets? Or… if you’re remodeling a room, chances are you’re going to need electrical outlet spacers on your receptacles. They take just a minute to install right over your existing electrical wiring. The result is a smooth, professional finish on the wall and no more loose outlets! Here’s how to do it yourself!
Whether you're buying a new home or remodeling and old one, chances are home safety is one of your top concerns. See how to safely tackle DIY electrical projects; ways to safeguard your home against sinkholes, hurricanes & other natural disasters; info about super-secure door locks & safe rooms. Plus impact-resistant windows, surge protection for your entire home, and a bunch of other home safety tips that you won't find anywhere else.
A list of Universal Design new home features you should consider BEFORE building or remodeling your house. Plus reasons to consider “aging in place” in the home of your dreams! I encourage you to give these Universal Design principles a lot of thought before building or remodeling your house!
Impact resistant windows are a coastal homeowner’s best friend — especially during hurricane season! If you’re thinking of retrofitting your home with hurricane windows, here’s what you need to know before you begin the process of replacing your regular windows with impact resistant glass.
Sinkholes can make lakes disappear & turn waterfront homes into a homeowner’s worst nightmare! Here’s what to watch for, plus info about sinkhole insurance.
Safe rooms can be used for more than just storm shelters. Some ideas, plus safe room construction details and costs, if you’re in the market for a safe room
If you need to replace the keyed door locks on your home, you might want to consider upgrading to keyless door locks. Here’s what to look for…
Here is all the best info and tips to build safe rooms for your home, including FEMA criteria and more.
A lightning protection system is probably one of the most overlooked potential components of a new or existing home. It might cost a few bucks up front but it could save you hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Valuable information regarding basement egress window wells. Check your local egress codes if you’re about to convert your basement into living space.