Energy Bill Increasing? Your Windows May be to Blame

How To Repair Damaged Roof Shingles

Damaged or missing shingles can not only be unsightly for your home, if not repaired, it can turn into a leak which can be a very expensive repair. A leak in your roof can cause damage to the plywood portion of your roof beneath your shingles, your roofing trusses, the insulation in your attic, in addition to your ceilings. All of this can be very costly to replace. See below for instructions on how to repair your damaged roofing shingles. Read More 

How To Clean Microfiber Furniture

Microfiber furniture is a very popular choice for furniture such as sofas and chairs because it holds up nicely, is pleasing to the eye and is very soft and comfortable. The downside to microfiber is that it can stain easily, especially from water or other types of beverages. If you have children or pets, you've probably already noticed this with your furniture. Yes, that leak-proof sippy cup always has a way of leaking and it's usually on your furniture. Read More 

3 Ways To Cash In On Your Yard’s Dead Walnut Tree

If your property has a large walnut tree that has died from disease or storm damage, then you may have the option of selling its wood, rather than paying to have the tree professionally cut and removed. While not all walnut trees are suitable for sale in this way, those with burls, long straight branches, or interesting wood patterns are often very marketable. In addition, walnut tree wood is very hard and desirable by firewood cutting companies. Read More 

2 Ways To Repurpose Your Used Electrical Parts For Decorations And Crafts

Any contracted project that requires the use of raw materials will result in overages. Leftover construction and electrical materials often go unused, but there are some creative ways to give these items new life. Here are two crafty ways to repurpose excess electrical parts left over from your construction projects. 1. Create a votive holder using an old electrical insulator. If you have electrical insulators left over from your construction project, you can easily create a unique and stunning votive holder. Read More 

How To Create The Best Floor Plan For Your Family

Designing a house that you are going to end up living in is a fun process because it allows you to make all of the most important decisions about how the house is going to look, how much space you are going to have, and what parts of the house are going to have priority. However, it is also easy to go wrong when creating a floor plan. Here are some tips for creating the best floor plan for your family. Read More 

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Energy Bill Increasing? Your Windows May be to Blame

I noticed my energy bill was slowly creeping up higher and higher. The first thing I thought could be the cause of the problem, was my air conditioning and heating system. After a thorough inspection, the repair company said that was in great condition. So I did some research online and found that old windows could be the cause of energy bills increasing. I had no idea that as your windows age and lose efficiency, your energy bill begins to go up. In fact, that is one of the earliest signs that your windows may need to be replaced in the near future. If I didn't know this information, I am sure others didn't as well, so I created this site to educate others. This site includes many signs that indicate your windows need to be replaced, including an increasing energy bill.