Best Ways to Save Money on Home Repairs
Saving Money Around the House
When you own your own home, saving money around the house is important. You know how many things can break. To stay on top of home repairs, check out these articles for practical advice on do it yourself projects that will let you be in control and save money.
This article contains resources for help with many home repair and DIY projects that you can do to save money:
Windows and Window Repairs - Save money with these tips.
Are your windows in such good shape that you can you look through them and see the soul of your house? Well, me neither, but these articles can help get your windows in good shape while you save money and do it yourself.
- How to Make Replacement Window Screens | eHow
Make replacement window screens when the screens are missing or the existing screens are in such disrepair that they are not salvageable. Window screens allow residents to open the windows to...
- Thermal Blackout Drapes
Thermal blackout drapes can make all the difference in how comfortable your home is during hot summer months. They also keep your home warmer in winter (if you live where you have a cold winter, that is! ).
DIY Around the House - These products can make life easier and your life more comfortable.
One of the easiest ways to save money on home repairs to paint a room. The fresh paint can cover up an ugly paint color and brighten a room making it look clean and new.
- How to Save Money Using Oops Paint and Get the Paint Color Changed Free | eHow
When it's time to paint a room in your house, it's easy to do and to save money. Many stores that sell interior paint, such as Home Depot and Lowe's, sell Oops paint. Oops paint is paint that...
Cord Cover Kit - Hide the Cords in Your Home!
Hide those ugly computer, television, cable, and other electronic cords away and out of sight!
Save money on decorating with these easy tips. Figure out the look you want then do it yourself and save.
- Make Egg Carton Flower Lights
For an inexpensive way to brighten a room (literally), make egg carton flower lights. This simple recycled craft is easy to make, cheap, and beautiful! These strands of flowers can be used in a centerpiece, a floral arrangement, or hung on the wall t
- Long Over the Door Hooks
I'm short, and long over the door hooks work so much better than hooks that sit at the top of the door. Like special tools for left- handed people, we 'wee' folks need some extra compensation, too! A few extra inches on a door hook make a world of di
Do some basic maintenance around the house to save money in the long run. By taking care of your house and furnishings, you won't have to replace big ticket items as often.
- Unclog a Drain
We all have them, at least from time to time. Clogged drains. Typically our bathroom sinks and showers get clogged from hair and other gunk like soap that gets trapped in the drain pipes. Unclog a drain yourself and save money. I've discovered a coup
- Fix Locks
It's not rocket science to fix locks. Sometimes the mechanisms inside a lock can begin to stick from age or wear and tear. Then at other times, it works fine. That can be frustrating! But you don't want to call a locksmith or replace the lock since i
DE -- Diatomaceous Earth - Take Care of Pests Naturally
I use food-grade diatomaceous earth (DE) around my house (outside and in) to control bugs. It works! And it's safe. If pets or kids get into it somehow, it won't hurt them. Just be sure to get the food-grade DE.
Save money on utility bills by saving energy in the first place.
- Changing AC Air Filters
Do you realize the importance of changing AC air filters, or furnace filters for that matter? In the grand scheme of things, okay, it's not going to save the world, but it will save you money in the long run and help your air conditioner and furnace
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