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Bedrooms

Are squeaky floorboards grating on your nerves, or foiling nighttime trips to the kitchen or bathroom? Squeaks are the result of boards rubbing together or nails that have loosened. To eliminate the noise of squeaky floorboards, you have to eliminate the movement. Regardless of the type of...

Bathroom Remodeling

Want a quick tip to keep tile flooring looking like new? Make a solution of white vinegar and water to wash your tile floor. The vinegar cleans and shines the tile floor without leaving streaks.

Plus, vinegar is half the cost of those expensive tile cleaners -- as well as being a safe,...

Electric

 Floor squeaks break the cool night air. Gently rolling floors crest blindly under your favorite table creating a persistent wobble. Lights dim romantically each time the refrigerator comes on. Ahhhh...the pleasures of owning and maintaining and older house!

Those in the real estate business...

Toilets

Are mysterious house noises making you think your home is haunted? If you hear squeaks and creaks, things that go bump in the night and knocking behind walls, your home is actually being plagued by normal household quirks gone a little awry. Here are house noises explained, with tips on how to...

Bathroom Lighting

Keeping seniors safe at home has become a top priority for millions of Americans and their elderly loved ones.  According to a recent survey by the American Association of Retired People (AARP), most seniors want to remain in their own homes as long as possible as they grow older.  But this...

Carpet

New carpeting is a sound home improvement, but it’s not cheap – and it’s very hard to return.  By doing a little homework before buying carpet, you’ll save time, money and aggravation.

Every year almost 2 billion square yards of carpet are sold in the United States.  But with hundreds of...