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WHY DO THIS? Mold is a type of fungus that loves the moist, wet areas of your house. There are about 50 kinds of mold that are toxic to humans, plus it can cause serious damage to your house that is very expensive to repair ($10,000 or more)....

Relax. Here’s how to make short work of every common repair annoyance. 1. Fix a Leaky Toilet Running toilets not only rob sleep, they waste water and jack up your bill. Here’s how to change a flapper — the usual suspect — and solve other likely problems. 2....

Here are a few suggestions that even the most inexperienced DIY-ers can feel comfortable tackling around your home. 1.  Sluggish/Clogged Shower heads – Hard water can be a shower head’s worst enemy, since its mineral content will build up inside and impede water flow.  You can partially...

Maybe you've noticed this phenomenon in your home: each new maintenance or home improvement task triggers a mad dash to your favorite home improvement store. Need to plug some cracks around the windows? Better buy some caulk and a gun. Want to wrap that leaky...

Two of the most valuable tools for any homeowners when it comes to dealing with common leaks in the kitchen are both their ears and eyes. By effectively using your ears and eyes, you should be able to properly identify a small issue before it...

Creating an accent wall is an effective yet inexpensive way to add character to a room. First, you must choose which wall you want to emphasize. This is usually the wall with the most architectural interest or where the furniture is facing. The accent wall...

Many people do not know the far reaching impact of the incorrect disposal of certain kitchen waste. Disposing of large amounts of fat oil or grease, also commonly known as FOG straight down a drain can cause many issues, starting in your kitchen. This article...

Let’s face it: Bathroom maintenance isn’t exactly the most glamorous aspect of apartment living. In fact, it can be downright disgusting. If you and your roommate have ever had a bathroom-related disaster, you will know exactly what we mean. Overflowing toilets, clogged drains, dirty bath...

Creating a greener household is a hot topic in home improvement right now. Not only is it smart for your wallet, but it also benefits the planet. There are many steps you can take to do this in your home such as recycling more or...

While there are many ways to rid your home of pests when they enter, it’s likely a problem you’d rather not deal with. From an army of ants to fruit flies that seem to grow exponentially, when it comes to pest control, it starts with...