Your air conditioner provides cool air by using a refrigerant that essentially absorbs heat from the air and then transports it to the airspace outside of your property. The refrigerant or coolant continually carries out this process of heat removal until the temperature indoors reaches the temperature you have selected on your thermostat.
As you pass through your kitchen feeling agitated and disappointed with your outdated surroundings, the heart of your home has perhaps been demoted to a less useful organ, like an appendix.
Winter is a tough time for most of us, and even more so for your home. If you think that your skin and hair is suffering from the cold weather, just imagine what your house must be going through - and it’s going to show by the time spring is back. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to prepare your home for winter before cold weather is upon us for good.
Join the bandwagon of "I have too much on my plate" because we all know that life is on the fast track when you're trying to get things done. Your home is definitely in the top tier of your priority list, and everything that comes after can wait. Maintaining your home is not just about … Continue reading How to Maintain Your HVAC System Pet Owners Edition
The question has been popped, the Facebook status has been updated to “engaged”, and now it’s time for wedding planning. After looking at traditional wedding options you’ve realized that $25,000 could pay off your student debt… or be put towards a house… rather than going towards the cost of the average American wedding.
I recently made a new friend named Kat. She's on the team at HappyCleans and offered up an Infographic called How to Declutter Your Home in 21 Days. Of course, I was open to such an awesome infographic. Anyone who has read DIY Home & Garden for a while knows that I love cleaning and … Continue reading How to Declutter Your Home in 21 Days
Your home is your haven. It’s where you can rest, relax, and recover from a hard day’s work and where your children live and grow to become fine adults. To maintain your home as a sanctuary, you need to keep it secure from external evils such as thieves, burglars, and intruders.
If you’re looking for some home improvement this season, don’t look out; look down. Your basement has a lot of untapped potential. With proper finishing and waterproofing, you can turn it into an extra bedroom or your dream entertainment room.
After taking a break from our "Meet Our Team Monday" series due to the Labor Day holiday last week, we pick back up with an introduction to our newest contributor, Maureen Abuor. Maureen is a prolific young writer. She helps me out here on DIY Home & Garden and also on numerous projects in my … Continue reading Meet Our Team Monday: Maureen Abuor
When we think of owning a home, we imagine having the freedom to turn a space into a warming environment that is safe and comforting for us. A gorgeous exterior offers us a retreat that looks as plush and protected as we want to feel.