• Deterring Robbers From Stealing From Your Home

    26 November 2014

    No one wants to have someone steal from their home. If you are a homeowner, you will need to do whatever you can to make your home secure if you do not want to lose anything to theft. There are several different ways that you can go about robber-proofing your home. Here are some ideas that you can use to help make your house safer from break-ins. Alarm System Installing a security system for your home can help keep thieves away.

  • Learn Why A Park Model RV Is A Great Option For Siteseeing

    25 November 2014

    After children have left the nest, many couples choose to hit the open road and see all that the country has to offer. If you plan to go sightseeing in the near future, investing in a park model may be a great option for you. Learn the advantages of owning a park model recreational vehicle over a larger sized recreational vehicle. Hit the Road Whenever You Want Park model RVs are smaller than traditional RVs.

  • HVAC Tips To Keep Your Heater And Air Conditioner Going Strong

    25 November 2014

    Most homeowners don't spend a lot of time thinking about their house's heating and cooling systems, except maybe when it's time for a temperature adjustment. These units can sometimes be overlooked in a homeowner's regular maintenance routine. But even just a little bit of extra care could go a long way towards ensuring that you won't have to deal with a costly air conditioning or heating repair that could break your household's maintenance budget for the year.

  • Problems With Your Water Softener? Here's How To Check For Clogs

    24 November 2014

    If your water doesn't feel as soft and silky as it usually does, your water softener might be clogged. The hard water that enters the unit, or the salt, can cause deposits in the lines or working parts of the softener that affect its output. You might be able to fix this problem yourself. Here's what you can try. Check Settings The first thing you should do is make sure the unit is getting power and is not on bypass mode.

  • IP Addresses And DDNS In Your Surveillance System

    21 November 2014

    If you use a surveillance system, you have the ability to view your cameras over the Internet. This allows you to see what is going on at your home while you are away. To do this, you need a high-speed Internet connection at both your home where the surveillance system is installed, as well as the location you are at when you want to view the camera remotely. DDNS Service and Dynamic and Static IP Addresses

  • How To Change Batteries And Reprogram Your Garage Door Opener Remote

    20 November 2014

    When your garage door opener no longer responds to your remote, there's a good chance that the problem is as simple as dead batteries. However, when it comes time to change garage door remote batteries, many homeowners are surprised at just how complicated the task can be. Unfortunately, it's not quite as simple as changing the batteries in your TV remote: Choosing the Right Batteries Most garage door remotes take those small, flat, round batteries--also known by their technical name of coin cell batteries.

  • Cleaning Your Dryer Vent

    13 November 2014

    If you have a clothes dryer at home, it's extremely important that you clean the vents regularly. Dirty or blocked vents can cause your dryer to work harder, costing you more money by using more power. It can also take longer for your clothes to dry if the vents are blocked. In addition, dirty or clogged dryer vents can cause a fire, making them very dangerous. Here are instructions to help you clean out your dryer vent.