Maintain Your Pipes and Your Business

  • Add A Customized Design To Your Van With Metallic, Automotive Paint

    11 September 2015

    Spruce up an old van with a dull paint job by adding a customized design to it with metallic, automotive paint. The bold colors and shininess of the paint will give your vehicle a unique appearance that stands out. Materials industrial strength detergent bucket water hose long-handled scrub brush lint-free towel stencils two-sided tape measuring tape drop cloth painter's tape metallic spray paint (for automobiles) clear spray paint (for automobiles) Clean The Van's Body And Attach Stencils

  • Four Tips to Help Maintain You Log Home Exterior and Avoid Those Costly Repairs

    25 August 2015

    A log home can be beautiful, but it can also need to have maintenance and care. Over time, you may have problems, such as logs checking or water damage. Doing regular maintenance and care can help prevent some of the costly repairs that many log home need to have done. Here are some tips to help you with simple maintenance and repair tasks that your log home will need. 1. Repairing Small Cracks in Logs

  • Keeping Bugs Out Of The Pool

    18 August 2015

    Pools are a great addition to any home. They can make for hours of family fun as well as being great for exercise. Pools are also very popular. Currently there are more than 10 million residential pools in the US with more being added everyday. Pools do require a fair amount of upkeep. One of the biggest issues facing pool owners is keeping bugs and other debris out of the pool. Luckily there are methods for keeping bugs out of the pool.

  • How A New Cottage Owner Can Prepare A Water System For Winter Storage

    10 August 2015

    There are a lot of things you have to make sure are taken care of each year when you buy a cottage to use during the summertime. One of the most important things is taking care of water system. If you have a cottage in an area that can get prolonged freezing temperatures, you have to make sure your entire water system is capable of handling the freezing cold without the pipes and water pump becoming damaged.

  • Four Ways To Give Your Vinyl Siding Installation A Custom Appearance

    31 July 2015

    Vinyl can be an affordable choice for the siding on your home. It can also be somewhat plain if you use lap-styles. With newer products, you can combine the designs and features of your siding to give it a custom look. This can be done by adding trim and woodwork and by using various colors and styles for your new siding installation. If you want to have new siding with a custom look, here are some ideas to do it with vinyl.

  • Tips For Preventing Falls When Bathing The Elderly

    8 July 2015

    A fall can disable an elderly individual and cause health problems that will permanently detract from his or her quality of life. The elderly are particularly susceptible to falls while bathing because of hazards like slippery floors.  The following are important tips that can help prevent falls among the elderly while showering or bathing: Have grab bars installed Getting a walk in tub is not enough to maximize safety for the elderly in a bathroom.

  • Reasons To Upgrade Your Cabin To Propane Heating

    25 June 2015

    Do you own a rustic farmhouse or forest cabin? Do you plan on using it as a winter holiday vacation spot or perhaps even moving in on a permanent basis? Keeping warm when it's below freezing outside can be challenging, especially while away from civilization. Here are some reasons to upgrade from wood to also using propane heating: Saves space: As you're no doubt already aware, wood can take up a significant amount of room.