Household Tips and Articles

  1. HomeWorks: Spring Decorating Ideas - Get Your Home Ready for Warm Weather

    As the dreary days of winter fade away, decorating for spring is one of the easiest ways to welcome ...
  2. HomeWorks: Getting Ready for Spring - A Good Kitchen Cleaning Paves the Way

    As one of the most used rooms in the house, the kitchen is a good starting point for a thorough spring ...
  3. HomeWorks: Using Pool Chlorine

    Chlorine is a popular chemical used as both an oxidizer and a sanitizer. All forms—tablet, liquid, and ...
  4. HomeWorks: Clean Stainless Steel Refrigerators

    Even through stainless steel shows dirt faster than other synthetically sided fridges the appliance ...
  5. HomeWorks: How to Bring Light into a Dark Room

    Homes or apartments with small windows or little light often pose a problem, but adding bigger windows ...
  6. HomeWorks: Waterproof a Basement with Crystalline Waterproofing Material

    Crystalline Capillary Waterproofing Material, more commonly referred to as crystalline waterproofing ...
  7. HomeWorks: Repairing Vinyl Floor Seams

    Lifting vinyl floor tile edges or sheet vinyl seams lift and curl because of improper installation and ...
  8. HomeWorks: Painting Ceramic Tile

    Paint over ceramic tile walls, floors, shower stalls or countertops when the tile color becomes dated, ...
  9. HomeWorks: Colored Concrete Techniques

    Concrete is usually a dull gray color, not very warm, friendly or inviting. Concrete can be colored ...
  10. HomeWorks: Take the Pane Out of Windows

    This month, I am very happy. I finally have the opportunity to share a small tidbit of knowledge that ...
  11. HomeWorks: Get Ready for the Heating Season

    With winter on its way, now is the time to make sure your furnace is up to the job of keeping your home ...
  12. HomeWorks: Keeping Warm

    With the coming of colder weather across America, it’s time to begin thinking about the insulation in ...
  13. HomeWorks: Paint...A Primer

    When it comes to painting, I like working with latex better than oil-based paints. The main reason for ...
  14. HomeWorks: Concrete Ideas

    Working with concrete is something most of us will experience at one time or another when we work on ...
  15. HomeWorks: Wired

    If you are planning to rewire your home, or supplement your existing wiring, it is important that you ...
  16. HomeWorks: How To Be A Chimney Sweep

    One of the most relaxing things found in an older home is quite often a fireplace. Nothing beats sitting ...
  17. HomeWorks: American Architecture -The Federal Style

    The Federal style was popular between 1779 and 1840. The Federal and Georgian styles are related in ...
  18. HomeWorks: American Architecture - The Queen Anne Style

    Of all the different styles of architecture that can be found across the United States, The Queen Anne ...
  19. HomeWorks: American Architecture - The Italianate Style

    The Italianate style of American architecture is another American original, despite it's name. Most ...
  20. HomeWorks: American Architecture - The Ranch Style

    While not a true Ranch house in the traditional definition of the term, my grandpartent's home is none ...
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