Yearly Archive: 2017

Best Time to Trim Shrubs

  Best Time to Trim Shrubs You can trim shrubs and evergreens at any time during the year, but there are optimal times, depending on the types of plants that you wish to trim. For most shrubs and evergreens, the…
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June 2017 Newsletter

  HelpMeFixHome.com   Monthly Newsletter June 2017 Newsletter   Summertime is sometimes filled with many different events, such as weddings, graduations, birthday parties, barbecues, pool parties . . . . . the list goes on and on. If you find yourself hosting…
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May 2017 Newsletter

  HelpMeFixHome.com   Monthly Newsletter May 2017 Newsletter   May is usually the month when Outside Landscaping Projects usually get into full swing. The weather is warming, the rain is minimal, and the sunshine is fantastic! Time to make your yard…
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Best Way to Plant Flowers

  Best Way to Plant Flowers   There is a right way and a wrong way to accomplish most anything, and planting flowers is no exception. The Best Way to Plant Flowers, has several steps, none of which should be…
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How to Use a Pressure Washer

  How to Use a Pressure Washer   If you ever wondered How to Use a Pressure Washer or the Best Way to Use a Pressure Washer, then you are not alone. Sometimes power equipment can be a little intimidating…
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April 2017 Newsletter

  HelpMeFixHome.com   Monthly Newsletter April 2017 Newsletter Included in this Month’s Newsletter is the following: Tips for Getting This Year’s Projects Off on the Right Foot   Begin with a couple of Inside Projects: Tip 1:  Clean or Change Furnace Filter…
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How to Install & Maintain a Sump Pump

  How to Install & Maintain a Sump Pump How to Prevent Basement Water – Part 3 If you have ever experienced a flooded basement, you know how much damage water can produce. Cleanup is time consuming, and the damage…
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How to Prepare My Flower Beds for Planting

  How to Prepare My Flower Beds for Planting Preparing My Flower Beds for Planting, early in the Spring, is key to beautiful Summer flowers. It really does NOT take very long, but the benefits are tremendous. Properly prepared flower…
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Best Way to Clean My Windows and Screens

  Best Way to Clean My Windows and Screens   There are several different ways to clean windows and screens. I will instruct you in what I believe is the Best Way to Clean My Windows and Screens. The best…
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Best Way to Clean Carpet

  Best Way to Clean Carpet   Cleaning your carpet will give your room that fresh feel. It will also make that room healthier to be in, by removing dust mites and other micro-organisms that can be living in your…
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March 2017 Newsletter

  HelpMeFixHome.com   Monthly Newsletter March 2017 Newsletter Included in this Month’s Newsletter is the following: 1. Tips for Assessing, Evaluating, and Planning This Years Home Projects   March is a great time of year to start planning the Home Repair…
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February 2017 Newsletter

  HelpMeFixHome.com   Monthly Newsletter February 2017 Newsletter   Happy New Year to All!   Included in this Month’s Newsletter is the following: 1. Tips for Best Winter Home Projects to Complete   Along comes February, and with it, often times…
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January 2017 Newsletter

  HelpMeFixHome.com   Monthly Newsletter January 2017 Newsletter   Included in this Month’s Newsletter is the following: 1. Tips for Setting and Keeping New Year’s Resolutions (Goals) 2. Tips for Staying Healthy This Winter   I hope all of you had…
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December 2016 Newsletter

HelpMeFixHome.com   Monthly Newsletter December 2016 Newsletter   Hello Everyone, and Happy Holidays!   Included in this Month’s Newsletter is the following: Tips for Decorating for the Holidays I know that this is a very busy time for everyone, so this…
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Best Way to Clean My Furnace

  Best Way to Clean My Furnace   Many people are intimidated by their furnace and air conditioner, but it is merely just another piece of equipment that needs some TLC from time to time. While you may need to…
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Formulas for Calculating Amounts of Materials Needed

  Formulas for Calculating Amounts of Materials Needed   In this post I will explain how to calculate Square Footage, Square Yardage, and Cubic Yardage, which will be of assistance when purchasing certain materials.   1.  Square Footage Square Footage…
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How to Eliminate Standing Water in the Yard

  How to Eliminate Standing Water in the Yard   If your problem is standing water in a certain area of your yard, then an Underground Drainage System will usually solve your problem. The most common type is a flexible…
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How to Prevent Basement Water – Part 2

  How to Prevent Basement Water – Part 2   If regrading methods do NOT solve your drainage problem, you may need to construct an underground drainage system, or replace your existing foundation drain tile, depending on your specific problems….
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How to Prevent Basement Water – Part 1

  How to Prevent Basement Water – Part 1   Before I get into the Step-by-Step Instructions on ways to solve Basement Water Intrusion, I would like to explain the probable causes. Anyone who has ever experienced water appearing unexpectedly…
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Easiest Way to Clean Gutters

  Easiest Way to Clean Gutters   For some of us, Cleaning Gutters is a simple, yet necessary task. For others, climbing a ladder is no fun, so Gutter Cleaning can sometimes be put off or intentionally ignored. For all…
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Best Way to Perform a Spring Cleanup

  Best Way to Perform a Spring Cleanup   To help insure that your landscaping gets off to the right start each year, it is recommended that you Perform a Spring Cleanup. There are several parts to a thorough Spring…
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Organize – Phase 1: Gather, Organize, Assess & Clean

  Phase 1:  Gather, Organize, Assess & Clean   In Phase 1 you will:  Gather all of your tools and accessories, fasteners, spare parts, & supplies Organize all of the above Assess their condition Clean them if necessary   Tools and Supplies Needed:…
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How to Make Miter & Bevel Cuts

  How to Make Miter & Bevel Cuts   How to Make Perfect Miter & Bevel Cuts may be a little tricky if you have never done this before, so make sure that you fully understand these instructions before cutting…
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