Home Maintenance

Realtor Rehab: Caulking

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During the prep portion of rehabbing my kitchen cabinets, I noticed that the cabinet shells were not flush against the wall in many places.  It’s not unusual, so I grabbed some caulk and fixed it right up I have developed a love/hate relationship with caulk. I love it because it makes things look so finished!  […]

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How to Fix Freezing Water Pipes

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  Why Freezing Pipes Burst Not all freezing pipes burst, explains Paul Abrams, spokesman for Roto-Rooter. But when one does, it’s because water expands when it freezes, adding considerable pressure on unyielding plumbing pipes. That pressure can cause a tiny leak at a joint or crack on a length of pipe, unleashing the full flow […]

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Siding: A Guide to the Options

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When replacing siding, you’ll often recoup a significant amount of your investment, but there are trade offs in maintenance, price, and sustainability. Perhaps no other building material plays such as key role in your home as siding. It protects your house against the harshest elements and is a factor in your home’s appearance, architectural character, […]

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