Replacing your home's mercury thermostat with a programmable unit will rid the home of dangerous mercury and help save on heating and cooling costs.
Exposure to temperatures below 20 degrees can cause pipes to freeze and break. A few simple steps can help protect pipes from freezing or defrost them when they do.
Proper pruning and protection of shrubs and trees will help them survive the winter months, and will lead to healthy growth come spring.
Interior doors can become damaged, difficult to operate or old-fashioned compared to the rest of the décor. Replacing an interior door is a one-day project for one or two people.
Crown molding adds a touch of elegance to a room. Before installing, make practice cuts to gain confidence.
Repairing chipped or cracked stucco is an easy project, but you'll need to set aside a few days to complete it.
Old windows have counter-weight ropes that can weather and break. Replacing these ropes is necessary for proper window performance.
Replacing a mailbox post is an easy way to spruce up the curbside appeal of the home.
Outlets should be checked periodically for wear, cracks or other signs that they should be replaced.
A dimmer can be an energy-efficient alternative to a regular light switch.