Working from home comes with a variety of benefits liking being able to create a flexible schedule, having the ability to spend more time with family, and the opportunity to work in your pajamas if you want to. But it can be tough to stay on track if you don't have a place of your own to retreat to when it's time to get down to business. Use these four steps to turn your garage into the perfect home office:
Now that your office's new air conditioning system has been installed in time to keep employees cool during summer months, it's a good idea to take steps that will keep wear and tear to a minimum. This will help you save money on your monthly energy bills, and reduce your chances of needing costly repairs throughout the years. Here are a few effective ways to minimize the wear and tear on your new system:
Small bathrooms are better than no bathrooms at all, but they can be claustrophobia-inducing and frustrating for homeowners who want a little more breathing room. That frustration will leave some homeowners believing they can't do anything to remedy a tiny bath, and so they simply resign themselves to living with it. However, a small bathroom doesn't have to be cramped quarters; in fact, it can be a surprisingly open space if the right design principles are brought into a renovation.
Your new water heater has significantly improved your home plumbing. However, just like your last one, your new water heater is prone to developing issues that can cause permanent damage if you don't begin a preventative maintenance schedule from day one. Here are three problems that will cause permanent damage to your water heater and how to prevent them: Debris Buildup Your home's water supply contains a small volume of sediment and minerals—even after being treated at your local water plant.
If you're getting ready to replace the pipes in your home, you may be overwhelmed with all of the choices that you have when it comes to pipe material. There are PVC pipes, PEX pipes, HDPE pipes, and of course, the old stand-by, copper. Deciding which pipes are best for your home can seem challenging at first. However, there is one choice that stands out from the crowd. If you take a good look at the benefits of copper pipes, you'll see why they're still the best choice out of all the new and old options for your home plumbing system.
How old is the front door on your home? Have you ever walked past the door and felt a cool breeze coming from under it? Could it be time to replace your front door, or can you repair the one that you have? My site is filled with advice and tips for learning when to replace and when to repair a front door. You can learn from my personal experience of living in older homes how to know when it is time to call it quits on the old stuff and invest in new. Hopefully, my failures and successes can help you avoid the failures and go straight for the success.