You have had a large storm come through your neighborhood. Thank goodness everyone is safe, but did your house make it through with no harm? You may want to climb on your roof yourself to see if any shingles had any storm damage, but that could be a bad idea. It’s not very safe to climb on your roof, besides you may not even know what to look for. If you have a professional roofing company assess the damage, they will have the proper safety equipment and an expert eye to find any damage.
Just like the storm having signal numbers, floods have also some categories that would tell the proper preparations that you should do. Some people will neglect a storm with the lowest signal, however; this should not be the case. In any flood category, there are appropriate actions that you should take. See it here in this infographic.
When the flood is minor, you must be informed of the situation of the flood. So, keep your radio or television on for news and updates.
For moderate flooding, the flood water is dangerous and toxic, so it is recommended that you stay at home. Also, be updated by watching updates from broadcasters.
Lowland areas are prone to be covered by the flood water, hence, it is recommended that if you are living in these areas, you act quickly by evacuating earlier.
For mothers and other individuals who are fond of staying in the kitchen because they like to cook and they simply feel comfortable being in there. However, nobody would like to stay in a kitchen that looks crowded and untidy. Here are some DIY tips for a kitchen remodel.
Hanging cabinets can maximize your kitchen space.
Start installing the cabinets from the center.
Use a tape measure, pencil, and other materials to get the exact position.
Fasten the cabinets well so that it won’t fall easily.
Always check the plumb and levelness of the hanging cabinet
The popularity of outdoor solar lights owes it to the fact that they are not difficult to install, they don’t come with cables or messy wires so you don’t have to dig up your yard to have the system set up and they are affordable. Also, these fixtures are electric shock risk free, have no emissions, work on purely solar energy and cost nothing to maintain and run.
There are a lot of outdoor solar light options for you so no matter what function you need them for, you are sure to find the best fixtures.
Are you frustrated with your furnace or air conditioner? Are you spending more than you think you should on repairs? A newer unit is probably more cost effective. But what is the right time to pull the trigger and update your antique HVAC unit? At what point does it make more sense to spend the money to replace the equipment instead of more bills to get it fixed? Let’s take a look at some things to help determine when to change out your current unit with something brand new.
Everyone knows that cleaning a home is among the most tedious chores. Not only does it take time out of your day that could be better spent elsewhere, it is an endless task. Not to mention, most homeowners don’t clean their homes as often or as thoroughly as they should. A professional cleaning service can save you time and money when it comes to keeping your home spic and span. Additionally, professional cleaners have all the right equipment and techniques to make sure that your home is spotless. Regular professional home cleaning not only saves time and money, but can help to keep a home free of dust and allergens and keep dirt from building up in irregularly cleaned areas.
Before getting the help of a cleanup company after the flood, you can do some cleaning on your own. The first area you need to look at is your basement. Then follow the suggestions from this infographic.
Choose the appropriate equipment such as portable sump pump or a wet vacuum.
Using the equipment, begin to remove the water from your house.
Dry the area by opening your doors and windows as soon as the rain stopped and the sun starts to heat up.
Do some flood-related safety inspection to avoid more problems even when the flood is over.
Check the carpets and better if you will just throw them away.
Disinfect the basement because there might be some bacteria left.
Are you expecting someone to come over and join you as you celebrate the yuletide season? This is the best time to spend time and get bonded with family, friends, and relatives. For you to be able that, your home must be accommodating enough. This infographic provides some helpful tips as you prepare your home for the holiday.
Organize your things.
Clean your kitchen immediately after meal so that there will be leftovers.
There’s no need for precleaning the dishes.
Clean smoothtops to avoid dirt sticking to it.
De-clutter all the gifts and emails that you have received.
The holidays is equivalent to bonding with family and unlimited food trip. You cook from time to time and the kitchen will be utilized more often than the other months in a year. Have you considered bathroom remodeling? If not, you can still prepare the kitchen with the tips listed on this infographic.
Make sure that there will be no old food left in the kitchen.
Have a checklist of the spices that you need.
Clean your working space especially the oven and dishwasher.
Count all of your cookware.
Clean the dishes, glasses, spoon, fork, and others.
Organize the utensils, knives, tables, shelves etc.