When our house inspection came back, we found out that our gas line was not grounded. I didn't realize how important it is. Is your gas line grounded?
Learn about the history and installation of the lally column posts in your basement. This article with videos may lure you down to the basement to fix or add a lally column or two.
It's early in the morning and you're fast asleep. Suddenly, a loud noise wakes you. Climbing out of bed you search for the source, but finding nothing wrong you return to your warm bed. It isn't until later that morning when, entering your garage...
Pictures and text show you how to strengthen and reshape a sagging, gambrel-style barn roof, using floor jacks and wood bracing.
About 10 years ago my Dad decided to sell his Double Wide Mobile home on the other side of the state and retire in his current home ( a mobile home on property) at the Lake, it was a nice home with a nice view. He had put it up for sale, after...
Suggested measures to improve your home security with (typically) non-lethal ways.
Safety in the home should be viewed with utmost importance to preserve the health and well-being of all occupants. Periodic checks are also needed to maintain the fabric of the building.
Stair Handrails and Guardrails improperly installed in your home are often responsible for serious accidents. Do you have a safe handrail / guardrail?
From building a new housing development to gardening, HSG 47 can be used by utility companies to recover their costs of any damaged equipment. Contractors often receive training to avoid this but for those hit with a bill, this article hopes it explain the guidelines simply.
Any home built before 1978 used lead-based paint. A home with lead-based paint is hard on the home owner's pocketbook. I own a 1954 home and discovered a couple of ways to save you thousands of dollar.