8 Easy and Simple DIY Home Repairs

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As any homeowner can tell you, it seems that there’s always something that needs to be fixed.  Whether it’s a leaky faucet, a  squeaky door, or a stuck lock, it can start to add up.  Even if you’re not the handiest person in the world, there’s no need to allow certain household nuisances such as […]

5 Tips for Swimming Pool Maintenance Safety

5 Tips for pool Maintenance Safety

My husband Ed laughs when someone asks him if I’m detail oriented. I tend to be a spreadsheet type person – I like to do things in a regular order. It just makes life easier. Ed is the other way – he picks up after himself if he happens to think of it. So we […]

Start Saving For Home Repairs

Start saving for home repairs

Saving for home repairs is a great habit to start.  Some home repair and improvement projects are planned for months or even years in advance. Other home repairs seem to sneak up on us when we least expect them. Either way, the most stressful component of most home repairs is the cost. Too often, you […]

We Don’t Need No Stinkin Water Heater!

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I used to live in the California desert in a fantastic old house. This house was a great ranch style house that had been built in the 1940’s and updated in the 50s. And by updated, I mean floor to ceiling pink tiles in the bathroom, polished chrome built in fixtures, and a copper double wall oven […]