Year archives: 2011

How to make your stairs and hallways safer

Stairs and hallways should be kept free of clutter, toys, laundry baskets, or any of the typical items that seem to accumulate there. Make sure the stairs and hallways are well-lighted: switches should be installed at the top and the bottom of the stairs to prevent climbing up or down simply to turn the light …

How to troubleshoot a gas water heater

A typical gas water heater consists of a steel tank, a layer of insulation, and a sheet metal jacket. The bottom of the tank is heated by a fixed gas burner that is controlled by a thermocouple and a regulator valve. To vent excess heat and noxious fumes, a gas heater tank is equipped with …

Choosing the right flooring for your house

There are many reasons why you would like to remodel your home. Many people remodel their home just by doing simple changes to the flooring. Changing the floors in any room will give you the added decor and you are looking for without changing the whole outlook of the room. Flooring is inexpensive depending on …