How to – maximize your roof’s lifespan

A new roof is a major investment in a home. You can expect to pay between $5,000 and $8,000 for a basic roof replacement on a typical four-square or ranch-style house, while high-end materials or a complex roof may put you in a cost range of $9,000 to $14,000 or even more. Whether your roof ...

How to – host a backyard movie night

Outdoor movie viewings used to be the exclusive purview of drive-in theaters. Now, with the availability of affordable and portable video equipment, you can host your own outdoor movie nights, sports game viewings or video game parties without breaking the bank. Here’s what you need to share big-screen outdoor entertainment on a budget with your ...

How to – stain a fence

It’s said that good fences make good neighbors. If your wooden fence is starting to look drab or dingy, a new coat of long-lasting stain may be just what it needs. A well-stained fence doesn’t just look great, it lasts longer thanks to added protection from the elements. 

How to – remove driveway stains

Cleaning your driveway often requires just one of two tools: a broom or shovel. When it comes to stubborn stains, however, it takes more to get your asphalt or concrete looking great again. If dirt, oil, paint or other stains are present on your driveway, here’s how to get rid of them. 

How to – water your lawn effectively

Watering the lawn is one of the simpler home maintenance tasks, but it’s still important to get right. Watering your yard the most effective way can help you keep your lawn looking great, minimize your utility bill and protect the environment. Here are some tips to keep in mind the next time you turn on ...

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