Inside Home Repairs & Maintenance

All Inside Home Repairs & Maintenance Projects

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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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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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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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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How to Use Nail Guns

  How to Use Nail Guns   Nail Guns are usually electrically or pneumatically powered. The pneumatic Nail Guns are generally more powerful. There are different types for different projects. There are framing Nail Guns for framework or heavy construction,…
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Organize – Phase 4 – Part 2: A. Pegboard Hook Shelving

  A.  Easiest Installation:  Pegboard Hook Shelving   This type of installation will involve placing your chosen shelves on Pegboard Shelving Hooks installed into your pegboard. Materials & Supplies Needed: Shelving (type, length, and depth of your choice) Shelving Brackets…
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Organize – Phase 4 – Part 3: B. Under Pegboard Shelving

B. Medium Difficulty Installation:  Under Pegboard Shelving   This type of installation will be Installing Shelving Just Below Your Pegboard, using shelving brackets screwed into the wall. This type of installation also applies to installing shelving which is unrelated to your…
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Organize – Phase 5: How to Install Fluorescent Lights

  Phase 5:  How to Install Fluorescent Lights   About Fluorescent Lighting Installing some 4’ fluorescent lighting in both of your Bases is usually appropriate. Some general overhead lighting, as well as some strategically placed lighting for specific areas will…
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