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Refinishing hardwood floors

How to Refinish a Hardwood Floor

Hardwood floors will ultimately need refinishing with the wear and tear of everyday use. Before you decide to call a refinishing service, consider learning how to refinish a hardwood floor effectively on your own and save hundreds.  On average, hiring someone to refinish your hardwood floors can cost upwards of $2,500, averaging out to $3-$8…

Person pulling up carpet

How to Remove Carpet Safely

There are various reasons to remove the carpet in your home; sometimes, it’s cosmetic, and other times it’s a necessity. Regardless of the reason, the next question is, can you do it yourself. The answer isn’t as cut and dry as it may seem. The main hurdles are time and health. Carpet removal is a…

Different types of insulation sit on top of blueprints

How to Insulate Your Entire Garage

The garage is just a space for many to park their cars and store tools. They don’t view it as an area with so much potential. A garage can be a workspace, somewhere to host guests, or a place to just hang out it and watch a game. Your garage should feel like an extension…

How to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

With winter knocking on our door, fall is a perfect time to prepare your yard. Fall lawn care is extremely important for making your yard look healthy and colorful for next spring. There are many important steps in making sure your yard is ready to endure the cold winter. Following these steps will also gift…

Trailer Hook Up Procedure

How To Hookup a Trailer to a Hitch

Maybe you’re moving, thinking about buying a boat, or need to haul something across town, and now you have to figure out how to accomplish getting the trailer hooked to your vehicle. Hooking up a trailer to a hitch isn’t necessarily a task everyone knows how to do.  It’s not a difficult process, but there…

Sprinkler system waters lawn

How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

We’re almost at the time of year again where we have to make sure our home is prepared for winter. Being ready for the season will vastly help you get your home prepared for spring once the snow melts away. A huge part is having a healthy, colorful green lawn. Winterizing your sprinklers will help…

Oil is poured into a vehicle with a funnel.

How to Change Your Car’s Oil

Not everyone is skilled enough to do their own vehicle repairs, but specific routine maintenance like an oil change is generally super easy for anyone. Furthermore, you don’t have to be a mechanic to change your car’s oil. You can do it yourself even if you know very little about cars. You just have to…

A squeegee is used to spread epoxy on a garage floor.

How to Epoxy a Garage Floor

There are many ways to improve the look and function of your garage floor, but adding epoxy coating is considered the most effective strategy. Whether you want to seal your concrete surface or refurbish worn-out flooring, epoxy floor coating can completely change the appeal of your garage while fortifying the flooring. Moreover, epoxy is well…

Manure is worked into a garden as an organic compost.

Prepping Your Garden Soil in the Fall

Garden prep is a favorite activity for many gardeners in the fall. Many of them can’t wait to turn the fresh soil. As a gardening enthusiast, the prepping you do in the fall will go a long way to ensure a smooth start to the coming growing season. Furthermore, working the garden soil in the…

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