How To Unlock Your Phone And Change Providers

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    If you are looking at new phone plans you might be thinking about staying with your current provider because your phone was purchased from them when you started your service.

    This is a problem for a number of people because not only might you be missing out on better plans but you might move to a location where service isn’t available from your original provider.

    If you move to an area were cell services is no longer …

    How To Remove Moss Buildup On Your Roof

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      In areas with moderate humidity you are likely to find that the north side of your home or maybe more areas have moss or mold buildup. Not only can this be a visual problem but over time the buildup will cause breakdown of your shingles and it could lead to some serious damage.

      The best way to take care of this problem is to do general maintenance on your home yearly. You don’t want this problem …

      How To Deal With A Very Slow Contractor

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        Ok so a friend just asked us how they can improve the contract time for some flood repair they are having done due to a burst water pipe. Their home is a single story house that is on a concrete slab. The plumbers are going to do the repair to the burst pipe under the slab and that should be completed in the next three days. After that they have to replace a large amount …

        How To Get A Free Home Energy Audit

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          During the extreme months of the year our energy bills really make us think about what improvements we could make to reduce our utility costs and improve the comfort of our home. Unfortunately the middle of winter or hottest days of the summer really aren’t the best time to perform the work but we will go over a few things that might help until temperatures are better.

          The first thing you want to do is compare …

          How To Adjust Your Riding Mower Deck Height And Level

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            A common problem that riding mower owners have is the deck height adjustment not providing the correct height for their lawn or a deck that is cutting out of level. It is pretty apparent when you have this problem and you will find it happens more on uneven ground but it will show up at all times when you are cutting. If you simply have a little scalping when you are cutting on a small …

            How To Restore Plastic Lawn Furniture With A Heat Gun

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              If you have older lawn chairs then they are probably beginning to break down in the sun. An oxidized surface turns them gray or a powdery surface makes them unusable. There are a few ways that you can handle this. First would be the easy way.. to just buy new lawn furniture. The second way works pretty well and that would be to scuff the surface to remove the powdery surface and then paint the …

              How To Migrate From Apple To Android With All Your Stuff

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                If you are a power user of your phone then you might find that the product you purchased first is the one you stick with because you have so much invested in it. Many people and even businesses will do this. You have apple products at school or work or maybe another family member has Apple products and because you want to be compatible you don’t look at the other options you have.

                I am …

                How To Repair Door Drafts With New Weather Stripping

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                  A friend asks about their front door and wants to know how difficult it would be to replace the weather stripping thats going bad. Unfortunately these things go unnoticed until it starts getting really cold out and then its really not optimal to remove a door to replace the weather stripping.

                  If the problem is bad enough it really is worth doing even if you are going to end up getting the whole house cold for …

                  How To Kill And Remove Mold Found During A Bathroom Remodeling Project

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                    A friend is remodeling their bathroom and found some mold that they need to kill and remove. Unlike most mold that people are worried about this mold is white but that does not mean it isn’t dangerous. So, what precautions should they take and how do they go about removing it?

                    Mold will occur anywhere there is warmth, food and moisture. Because mold spores are constantly on everything including our bodies we have to take precautions …

                    How To Clean Out Your Main Plumbing Waste Line

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                      For many people cleaning plumbing clogs is not something the want to get involved with but if you have worked with basic plumbing before this is a job that you can perform on your own and save yourself a large amount of money.

                      Normally when pipes clog in your home it will happen in the trap area. This is a piece of pipe that is U shaped and the easiest place to see one is under …

                      How To Choose The Best Skylight For Your Home

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                        A friend is getting their roof resurfaced with new shingles and they are going to replace their aging skylights at the same time so that they don’t fail in a few years and cause a problem. They are wondering what shape skylight they should get and are hoping that the flat flush mount glass skylights will fit their needs. Their home has a rather flat roof and at parts it is only 12/3 or …

                        How To Know If Wall Cracks Are Pointing To Foundation Problems

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                          A friend asks about a new home they just bought. It is a 1950’s home that was built on cement block and the home is in general good condition for its age. Obviously there needs to be a lot of upgrades performed to bring it up to today’s standards but it is livable and most of the upgrades will be performed as time allows and not because they are required.

                          The problem they are having is …