DIY Backyard Patio: What You Need to Know before Your Ready-Mixed Concrete Is Delivered

Backyard concrete patios provide level and sturdy areas for grills and outdoor seating arrangements. Concrete patios can be formed as a DIY project, but you will need to have the concrete delivered. Big projects like patios require a large amount of concrete, which can be delivered by a ready-mixed concrete delivery truck. Before you schedule the delivery of ready-mixed concrete for your new backyard patio, there are a few important things to consider. [Read More]

3-Step Revival For The Exterior Of A Western-Style Bungalow

If you've recently become the proud owner of a cozy bungalow, there's a high probability that your new home can use a facelift. Bungalows were a popular style for new homes built in the early 1900s through about the 1950s in downtown residential areas. Your house could have nearly a century's worth of aging to restore and revive. Putting on new siding is the biggest step. Then fine-tune the project with handsome cosmetic adjustments for optimal curb appeal. [Read More]

Toilet Won't Flush? Here's How To Fix It

It's never a good day when the toilet won't flush! Luckily, most possible causes of a nonflushing toilet are easier to fix than you might imagine. Just follow the steps below to get to the bottom of your toilet failure issue and hopefully solve it. Step 1: Check for clogs. If the flusher lever does seem to be engaging but nothing else is happening, chances are you have a good old-fashioned clog. [Read More]

How To Determine What Type Of Finish Is On Your Marble Floors

If you have just purchased a home with existing marble floors, you likely already know that your marble needs special care to keep it looking great. Professional cleaning and sealing, through a place like All American Stone & Tile Care Inc., is recommended to keep it stain-free. However, when you make an appointment, one of the first questions you will be asked is what type of finish your marble floor is. Many people don't realize there are different finishes to marble floors or how to tell the difference between them. [Read More]