Home repair can be the remodel to give you the house of your dreams, or it can be all those pesky weekend tasks that never seem to end. Check out our articles, blog posts, videos and radio shows for helpful advice to keep your home in pristine condition.
Home inspector Jamie Dunsing describes what to expect during a home inspection. You should get a home inspection before buying or selling a home. Find out what issues a home inspection can bring to your attention.
Electricity powers much of America yet it can still pose a danger. Learn about managing electricity in your home using extension cords. Before buying an extension cord be sure to calculate how much electricity you need managed and how much electricity your home electrical appliances use.
Learn about the risk of electric shock in your home. Electric shock can occur when electrical and extension cords aren't properly managed. Do you risk electric shock by using an indoor extension cord outside? Learn how to protect your home and family from electric shock.
Whether you are getting your house ready to sell or just want to spruce it up, consider polishing your brass hardware as an easy do it yourself home improvement project. Polishing your brass doorknobs gives your home a new look. Easy DIY projects like this will help you save money and sell your house faster.
A homeowner asks about foundation cracks that his insurance doesn't cover and whether the seller should be forced to fix them. Can the seller be liable because he did not reveal the foundation cracks in seller disclosure upon selling the house? Or will the homeowner have to pay to repair the foundation cracks since homeowners' insurance doesn't cover it?
When you're getting ready to sell your house you should make a list of the home improvement projects that will make your home more appealing to buyers. You can do home repairs yourself or hire a handyman to help make home improvements. What kind of home improvement services does a handyman offer?
Water erosion can turn into water damage. Before you buy a home you should check for water damage and the potential for water damage caused by water eroding away land. Sometimes when a home has water damage it may need other repairs. Is there a way that the home could be sold despite the risk of water damage?
Learn how to find asbestos in your home. Inspecting for asbestos can limit asbestos exposure and help you with asbestos abatement. Jamie Dunsing shows Ilyce what to look for in asbestos pipe insulation.