Home improvement projects hold more than just visual appeal. They can help make your family’s home much more valuable as well as more energy efficient and durable. In this article we will discuss tips for successfully completing home improvement projects.
Use fans as much as possible to keep your home cool and comfortable in the summer. Circulating the air around the room will make it feel cooler. Try to avoid using the air conditioner unless absolutely necessary.
Weather stripping is important to include around your windows for energy efficiency. It’s easy to add weather stripping. You just purchase it at your local hardware store and follow the package directions. Once you are finished, you will notice the improvement in the efficiency of your heat and A/C. You may also notice that you don’t feel as many drafts in your home.
Prevent creaks and squeaks in wood flooring with construction adhesives. You’ll have to work from the basement or in the crawlspace but the effort will be worth it. You will basically be gluing each floor joist to its neighbor by applying a glue line along each one with a caulking gun. Read more…