Quick DIY french drain that will save you from getting your basement flooded!

The most common reason why homeowners get water in their basement or garages is because of clogged gutters and poor or even non-existent foundation grading. You can prevent all those costly repairs and insurance claims by doing your own french drain over the weekend! Here’s how: You will need to dig a trench along the outside of your footing. Depending where you will install the French drain will...

Regrout tile like a pro! 5 easy steps.

Tiled walls with time can look faded and dirty, caused due to the discoloration of the grout and mold deposits the over time, which are almost impossible to remove with grout cleaning or reviving mixes. If you have discolored, moldy and even pieces of grout chipping away your best bet is to remove the old grout and replace it with new. Do not worry its actually a very easy job, if you take your time. ...

Can allergies be linked to carpet?

There are numerous researches done linking carpet to allergies and asthma, and there are about the same amount of research done linking hard floor surfaces like tile, laminate and wood flooring to allergies and asthma as well. The studies done on how carpet affects us have shown that carpet can have a major impact on our health, they even linked brain fog, low productivity, low focus and a bunch of different allergies to dirty carpet flooring. The reason for that is that carpet...

Re-caulk your bathroom in 5 easy steps.

  Introduction:   Gaps and cracks in the caulk around your tub or shower can lead to mold growth bad smell and make the bathroom look unclean no matter how many times you clean it. It’s recommended to check and re-caulk your sink, tub or shower once a year; the most common affected and constantly wet areas are the corners and the base of freestanding showers and bathtubs. ...

Painting concrete basement walls.

Tired of ugly looking concrete basement walls and floor?   Here are some do it yourself tips on how to clean up your basement, moisture proof and paint the walls and floor, make your basement look more then just a place where things get lost.  Don’t worry if you do not want to finish your basement as a living space just now. But in case you still want...