David Mason

18 Posts

How To Plumbing Guide: Repairing Your Toilet Flush Valve

If you are constantly running to the bathroom to "jggle" the handle, than your problem may be a faulty toilet flush valve....

Three Easy Do-It-Yourself Home Repairs

More and more women are donning a tool belt and trying to do more home improvement projects on their own before calling...

Should You Replace Your Aging Exterior Door?

As an exterior door ages, problems with it opening and closing, weather-stripping and drafts can take effect-especially when they are poorly maintained...

6 Steps to a Flawless Remodeling Project

Bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens and living rooms are all great candidates for home remodeling. When you see the pros do it on television,...

How to Keep Your Home Healthy During a Remodeling Project

No one likes to get sick, and keeping yourself healthy is an important part of everyday life for most people. In keeping...

How to Prevent Heat-Related Illness During Home Project

Whether you're planting a garden, fixing your roof or installing a new shower enclosure, working indoors or outdoors could not only get...

6 Tips for a Successful Shingle Install

Many homeowners opt out and decide that they'll conquer their own roof and shingle it themselves. While this...

5 Essential Tips for Hurricane Season Preparation

Hurricane Andrew scared Florida residents back in 1992, while hurricane Katrina shocked America with its hard core devastation and more recently hurricane...

How to Install Laminate Tile Flooring

Laminate flooring planks are a popular and affordable way to get a fresh new floor in nearly any space. Covered with a...

5 Things You Need to Do to Your Lawnmower

Well, it's that time of year again -- it's time to mow the grass. While it's probably not your favorite thing to...

Five Important Places You’ve Never Cleaned in Your Home

Clean air, clean water and clean living are all things most of us expect from our homes. But the truth of the...

Five Simple Steps for Applying Garage Floor Paint

Is your garage floor stained, dirty or cracked? You can easily rejuvenate the look of your garage floor by painting it with...

Five Steps and a Weekend to the Perfect Backyard Pergola

"Pergola" might sound like a weird word, but it's a simple, yet striking outdoor feature that's great for creating a tucked-away space...

Save Energy by Installing a Cool Roof

No homeowners looks forward to the day that they have to replace their asphalt shingle roof. But every 15-20 years, it's a...

How to Remove Bumps and Dips in Your Lawn

When dips, bumps and valleys present themselves in your lawn, you may want to remove them. Many people simply add dirt or...

Is a Timber Frame Home Right for Me?

Many homes are timber framed using large whole pieces of timber rather than precut conventional factory produced wood framing members. This not...

Building a Deck? Consider Redwood

Big or small, wide or tall: a redwood deck can be a luxurious addition to your home. It's not only a beautiful...

Tools Needed for DIY Home Electrical Projects

Do-it-yourself specialists need only a few specialized tools to effectively handle the odd electrical jobs that pop up in the home from...