10 Tips to Ensure Roof Reliability

30 April 2013

A roof can stay in good shape with some basic steps. After severe weather is over, check out what needs to be attended to. Start with a simple inspection. Any unwanted items can be removed from the roof. Gutters need to be free of anything that prevents water flow. Roofing integrity should be maintained for […]

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Sneak Peek of our Kitchen

30 April 2013

What started out as a leak resulted in a kitchen remodeling project that took about 6 months to complete. A pseudo kitchen was built in the dining room area that was normally used for holiday dining. The dining room housed boxed kitchen items stored that served as makeshift tables topped with boards. The bathroom was […]

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The Two Kings of the Sod Pile on Elizabeth Avenue

29 April 2013

There were two kings who ruled the sod pile on Elizabeth Avenue. They became kings during a renovation outside of their houses. Once the trucks and cranes went away, they climbed up the sod pile and got dirty. They even ate lunch! After time, the front yard was halfway done with all of the sod, […]

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Refrigerator a Top Germ Spot in Your Home

29 April 2013

Learn more about how dirty most refrigerators are and get advice on how to keep them cleaner. You can wash the bins inside of them monthly with light detergent. Also, store your washed and unwashed foods separately to avoid cross contamination. In addition, you should clean the water spout of your fridge every week and […]

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10 Tips for Surviving Springtime Allergies

28 April 2013

Here are ten tips to those who suffer from Spring time allergies. The first is to limit the amount of time that you spend outside. Also, wearing sunglasses helps, washing your hair and face after being outside, taking your shoes off once inside, changes your sheets more frequently and taking steamy showers to relieve congestion […]

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Wood Paneling: New Spins on an American Classic

28 April 2013

Learn why wood paneling has once again become a popular and affordable way to decorate. Whether you're looking for something modern, retro, minimalist, artsy, or in between, wood paneling can be a great, environmentally friendly way to update any room in your home. Included are price estimates, as well as hints and tips to ensure […]

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Cocktails with Janice Lindsay in Toronto

27 April 2013

Janice Lindsay hosted a party with cocktails in her home located in Toronto, Canada. Janice Lindsay's home set the stage for the True Colour Expert Training in the University of Toronto district. Party goers at the True Colour Expert Training learned a valuable lesson about the use of neutral colour in regards to interior decorating. […]

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Majority of U.S. Home Owners Believe Now is a Good Time to Renovate

27 April 2013

2013's Houzz & Home survey found that a significantly greater amount of American homeowners feel comfortable with renovating their home compared to this time last year. 45% will delay projects because of the economy, a drop from last year's 52%. 53% of homeowners think now is a good time to remodel, and a majority of […]

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Welcome Contributor – Jeff of Home Repair Tutor

26 April 2013

The Pretty Handy Girl has a contributor today and he is Jeff from the "Home Repair Tutor". If you follow his work you know how handy he is around the house, and this time he is showing us how to clean soap scum from your shower and even more important how to keep our shower […]

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Organize Your Basement: 3 Basic Steps

26 April 2013

Often, it seems as if everything in your house that you simply can't find a place for finds its way to the basement, and, after a few years, the bicycle parts, the tools that you hardly ever use, clothing that you plan on sorting out and donating what no longer fits, and anything else that […]

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