Picking Paint Or Stain? Which Is The Best Option For My Backyard Deck

From the endless backyard barbeques to an impromptu camp out under the stars, your cedar backyard deck has been the spot where countless family memories were made. Unfortunately, all that foot traffic and spilled ketchup has taken its toll, and now it is time to slap on a new finish. The only questions that remains before you get started can change the whole appearance of your deck: paint or stain? Don't invest in the wrong materials for your deck, environment and lifestyle and instead, here are a few tips to ensure you make the best choice: Read More 

2 Ways To Prolong The Life Of Your Automatic Garage Door Opener

You begin your morning commute the same way every day—by opening your garage door and pulling your vehicle out of your garage. For this reason, it's necessary that you take time to ensure that your garage door assembly is properly maintained. One of the most fragile components of your door assembly is your automatic opener. To ensure that your automatic opener lasts as long as possible, perform these maintenance tasks: Read More 

How To Build A Raccoon-Proof Fence For Your Garden

Raccoons look like tiny bandits with their black masks. If you have ever tried to grow sweet corn, then you already know they live up to their stereotype as bandits ready to raid your garden at night. These creatures seem to have a sixth sense for when the corn is ripe and flock to the garden to devour your fresh corn. Although they sometimes alert you to their presence when they make a trial run to test the corn, they often swoop in under the cover of night and destroy the corn patch before you even know they are there. Read More 

5 Money-Saving Tips For Auto Glass Repair

A cracked or chipped windshield can not only hinder your driving, but it can result in fines if you are operating the hazardous vehicle on the road. Replacing or repairing the windows on your car can be a huge investment. Instead of paying for everything at full cost, there are plenty of ways to save money and get the best deals possible. The next time you need to auto glass service, consider the following five money-saving tips that will make the costs a lot easier to handle. Read More 

3 Reasons You Will Need A Well-Functioning Water Heater This Winter

The freezing temperatures this winter might bring you chapped skin and numb fingers when you are outdoors, but you shouldn't have to be cold when you are indoors. Here are three reasons you need a working water heater to make your winter a much warmer experience. Floor Radiant Heat Using your hot water heater to heat the radiant heat tubes in your home's floor is a great way to heat your home. Read More