Articles for tag: Crawl Space, Downspout, Downspouts, Rain Water, Sheet Rock

Why is There Water in My Crawl Space?

The first rainstorm of the season is when some of us discover standing water in the crawlspace or basement of our homes. While standing water doesn’t seem like it could cause a lot of damage, it can affect both our health and the soundness of the house. Standing water can lead to mold in the ...

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6 Tips for Replacing a Floor Joist

You notice that your floor sags and gives as you stroll across it. This should never be construed as a good sign. It always means that something is going on under your house. No matter what it is, it will mean trips under your house if you do not have a basement. More than likely, ...

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How to Install Kitchen Undercabinet Lights with Ease

There are several ways to install kitchen undercabinet lights. You can make it a major project or take a relatively simple approach. In this article I’ll outline a simple, straightforward approach to installing undercabinet lights in your kitchen. Several installation tips are presented. 1. Select the type: While there are various arguments pro and con ...

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How to Control Moisture in Your Home

How to Control Moisture in Your Home Controlling moisture in your home is an essential part to a healthy environment, not only for you, but also, for your possessions. Too much moisture can lead to the growth of mildew and mold. Additionally, too much moisture can lead to unpleasant and musty odors. Fortunately, simple strategies ...

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How to Remove Crawl Space Mold

If you have mold in your crawl space you don’t have to feel like you are a bad homeowner. In fact, most people have mold in their crawl space and don’t even know it. So if you have taken the initiative to look then in reality you are probably one step ahead of everyone else. ...

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How to Level a Sloping Floor in a House

A number of issues can cause the floors in a house to sag or slope. Damage to the plates or joists of the house will usually result in sloping floors. A settling foundation will do the same thing. Water damage, insect damage or storm damage may also lead to sloping floors. Repairing a sloping floor ...

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How to Keep Mice Out of Your House

There are few things in nature as cute as a mouse. However, few of us are found of that cute little mouse when he is first spotted scurrying across the living room floor. Most are even less impressed when they find a loaf of bread has been invaded during the night by a gang of ...

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Home Improvement: Tips to Prevent Window Condensation

One of the problems of double pane windows is condensation, caused by excessive moisture. Oftentimes, homeowners would tend to blame condensation with either poor installation or defective windows. Although this can be true, it’s not always the case. Window condensation is a symptom caused by moisture imbalance that can be found in our homes. Here ...

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What to Do to Prevent Attic Condensation

Attics can build up condensation in them, which can lead to many negative effects for your home. By preventing attic condensation, you’ll help preserve the value of your home and the home itself. This article will explore how to prevent attic condensation, as well as provide information about the causes of attic condensation and how ...

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How to Replace Old TV Cable in Walls

The cable TV companies and satellite TV cable companies have upgraded their cables coming to your house to handle the new high definition technology. The cable in your house should be upgraded as well to enjoy the full effect of the new technology. The problem is if your cable was wired in your walls when ...