Monthly Archives: February 2019

You’ll Love These Home Improvement Projects

If your kitchen is in need of a renovation that you can’t afford, consider simply repainting your cabinets and replacing their hinges. You won’t have made any major functional changes, but your kitchen will appear much nicer and newer. Replacing hinges ensures that cabinet doors fit snugly instead of hanging open, and the new paint will brighten up the whole room.

Then there are those certain power outlets in a room that activate by a switch near the door. Notice that there is seldom rhyme nor reason to the location of the power outlet. I was especially amused by the switch that controlled the power outlet directly below. Which, ironically, is where the lamp was placed. I could as easily switch the lamp on at its base as to use the wall switch.

If you don’t know already, they are actually a home improvement tool called window blinds. Window blinds are great for covering your windows and protecting them against the sun rays from getting inside your room. Another advantage of using window blinds is heat can be retained during the winter. During the summer, blinds can protect your room’s temperature (keeping your room cool) by disallowing daylight from coming into your room and cause heat buildup.

One of the best ways to learn about home maintenance is to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity projects. You’ll be taught how to swing a hammer, use a saw or use power tools. And you’ll be with others who are also learning how, so any discomfort you might feel spreads around among the bunch of you.

The event begins at 8 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday night. Reserved seating tickets are in advance and day of show. General admission seating tickets are in advance and day of show.

What music lover would not appreciate the latest generation of portable media players? They can do so much more than just play music such as being a pocket computer or portable game player. Another great choice for your rockstar is a complete Home Theatre Speaker System. It may not be a gig with the Rolling Stones, but he will know he is YOUR rockstar!

Many people will hire a professional landscaper so that the job is done properly and in the shortest amount of time. Home improvement may not be at the top of your list if you are not willing to do the work yourself. Some people absolutely enjoy working outside and fixing things for themselves which is very admirable. Some people will hire a landscaper because of the level of complexity involved with their yard. Figuring out things for yourself is always good, especially if you are unable to find someone else to help you. For instance, if you have some shrubbery, you want to know how to properly trim and maintain it. Plan your work well before you get started so you know exactly what you want to cut and where.