Home Repair Tips

Eight Items You Should Never place in the Microwave
on April 1, 2016 at 10:26 pm / in Food & Cooking Tips & Recipes, Health & Fitness Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Home Repair Tips, Money Saving Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Eight Items You Should Never place in the Microwave

Yes, of course, we love our microwaves for a variety of good reasons. But there are times when the magic box is not your friend and, if you’re not careful, it could burn down your kitchen. Some material and foods can cause sparks and even explosions. Don’t put these in your microwave: 1. Styrofoam. Don’t be tempted, even for a […]

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Best and Worst Door Locks for Your Home
on April 1, 2016 at 7:42 pm / in Home & Garden Tips, Home Repair Tips, Product Buying Guide & Reviews, Tips & Helpful Advice

Best and Worst Door Locks for Your Home

Now that you’re ready to move into your new home, what’s the first order of business? Changing out all of the old locks, of course. The locks on your doors are some of the most vulnerable entry points to your home. They’re designed to let you in while keeping the bad guys out. So it’s important that you get the […]

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Appliance: Replace or Repair?
on April 22, 2015 at 6:07 pm / in Home Repair Tips, Product Buying Guide & Reviews

Appliance: Replace or Repair?

When a major appliance breaks down, we’re all faced with the same dilemma: Do you pay to have it repaired, or do you just buy a new one and replace it? Here are a few guidelines to help you make the right choice for your budget. To start, always check the manufacturer’s warranty before you do anything. This may seem […]

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Fix Your Own Jammed Garbage Disposal
on February 12, 2015 at 7:40 am / in Around The Home, Home Repair Tips, Money Saving Tips

Fix Your Own Jammed Garbage Disposal

It happens at one time or another to all of us who own a garbage disposal. The whole shebang comes to a grinding halt, and you’re left wondering if you’ll have to call a service tech. Relax. In most cases there’s an easy fix that you easily can do yourself. Reset If your disposal stops working, first try the reset button. […]

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