Shou Sugi Ban – Japanese Charred Wood
The term “Shou-Sugi-Ban” is Japanese and literally translates to “burnt cedar board”. The term...
- Posted June 2, 2018
March is Pet Poison Prevention Month!
About Pet Poison Prevention Month It’s Pet Poison Prevention Month! In the 1960’s, Congress...
- Posted March 10, 2018
5 Indoor Air Quality Tips for the Upcoming Spring Season
As winter gives way to spring, the combination of warmer temperatures and increase of...
- Posted February 25, 2018
Q&A: How to prepare aluminum siding for repainting?
Q. My asbestos shingled house has a small addition that is covered with aluminum...
- Posted September 20, 2016
Q&A: Is it a good idea to cover A/C vents in spare rooms?
Q. My husband has put magnetic covers over the air conditioner vents in the...
- Posted September 16, 2016
Q&A: How to hang wall planters and pieces on exterior Stucco walls
Q. We presently live in a home with wood siding and have a large...
- Posted September 13, 2016
Q&A: Doors, Bend A Hinge Pin To Hold Door Open
Q. Wouldn’t it have been easier to advise your readers to remove the pins...
- Posted September 11, 2016
Flooring: Floor Leveling With Screw Jacks
Q. What do you think about the use of screw jacks? If you agree...
- Posted August 27, 2016
Renovating the Bathroom – No More Jacuzzi Tubs
We are renovating the master bathroom in our home and removing the Jacuzzi tub. ...
- Posted July 24, 2016
Swimming Pools: Short In Pool Light?
Q. I apparently have a short in my under water pool light. The GFI...
- Posted May 19, 2016