Four Tips For Keeping Birds Out Of Your Eavestroughs

If you've ever been out in your yard and heard a mysterious scratching sound coming from your roof, there's a good chance what you're hearing is birds as they move around your eavestroughs. While you might like some feathered friends taking up residence on your property, you most certainly don't want them nesting in your eavestroughs. Their nests can disrupt the flow of water, which can lead to numerous problems with the eavestroughs themselves and even your roof.

Need More Room In Your Home? Start By Using The Garage Better

Do you need more space inside your home? The answer for many homeowners is to simply toss more stuff out into the garage to be stored haphazardly... and maybe never to be found again! But you can do your home's functionality and your own sanity a favor by using the garage space more wisely. Here are 4 ideas that can add usefulness to the garage and free up space inside the house, no matter whether your budget is small or large.

How To Inspect Your Chimney For Necessary Repairs

It's a good idea to give your chimney a close look each fall before fireplace season begins. This way you can catch any problems and have them repaired before you want to light a fire to take off the chill. Failure to keep a chimney in good working order can lead to chimney fires, which could put your entire home in peril. The following are a few things to look for before firing it up for the first time each season.

Three Benefits Of Glass Fireplace Doors

Now that fall temperatures are starting to settle in, the cooler evenings may have you thinking about lighting the fireplace again. Before you start using your fireplace this season, you should not only have it thoroughly inspected, but you should also take some time to think about safety upgrades and aesthetic upgrades. In fact, you can improve both the safety and the appearance of your fireplace with one single change – glass doors.

Mold Restoration: How Do You Remove Mold From Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood floors are susceptible to mold due to extra water and moisture. If you had a flood in your home due to plumbing problems, or there was a leak in your roof and rain leaked onto the floor, it can quickly cause damage to your flooring. With this water damage is the growth of mildew and mold. Luckily, you can also remove the mold and hopefully save your flooring.  

Why You Shouldn't Use An Auto Glass DIY Kit

While looking to save time and money, you may find it easier to purchase an auto glass DIY kit and perform a glass repair yourself. But this is usually a mistake that will make it more expensive and challenging for auto glass repair technicians to fix the glass. Even worse is if your windshield becomes damaged, since this piece of glass is designed to maintain the structural integrity of the vehicle.