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Do Soundproof Curtains Work? (and How to Buy Curtains That Are Effective)

Soundproof curtains: do they work or is it hype

Are you sick and tired of the heavy noise? Maybe you’re living on a busy city street, next to a loud construction site or in an apartment building with thin walls (for example). And want to know if soundproof curtain is a possible solution? Yes, for some specific noise related issues soundproof curtain does work … Read moreDo Soundproof Curtains Work? (and How to Buy Curtains That Are Effective)

House Smells like Sewage- Get Rid of sewer gas smell & Eliminate Odor with these Simple Tricks

house smells like sewer due to off-gasing

Does your house smells like sewage? No one like to breath foul odor. In fact, if you have a leak in the house, you will be okay to live with it until you plumber shows up. But, the noxious odor – grrr!. When your house smells a bad odor – like sewage – it’s leaking … Read moreHouse Smells like Sewage- Get Rid of sewer gas smell & Eliminate Odor with these Simple Tricks

Little Knows Ways on Where to Place the Dehumidifier to Unlock Its Full Potential

Where to place dehumidifier for best result basement bathroom

I am glad that you’re ahead of 90% of the population in deciding on where to place the dehumidifier for best results.  In fact, many don’t even know they have a humidity related problem in their house. The best place for dehumidifier is the source of humidity issue – basement, laundry room, bathroom, and kitchen. … Read moreLittle Knows Ways on Where to Place the Dehumidifier to Unlock Its Full Potential

Roof Replacement – How Often to Do? (Tricks to Extend the Lifespan)

Long life option with tile roof - how often roof needs replacement

Putting a new roof on a building is a complicated task. Fortunately, a lot of roofing will survive for years if it is installed properly. Depending on the material used, the life of the roof can be anywhere between 12 years to 75 years.  I know that’s a very big range.  Check out the chart … Read moreRoof Replacement – How Often to Do? (Tricks to Extend the Lifespan)

10 Hacks for Installing and Finishing Drywall like a Pro

hack and tips on finishing drywall like a pro

Do you want to transform your basement or an unfinished room in your house?  Nothing will feel like a livable space without drywall. Are you scared about getting a perfect finish like a pro? Let me give you 10 tips for a jaw-dropping finish. There are very few projects which will give the transformational look … Read more10 Hacks for Installing and Finishing Drywall like a Pro

13 Little Talked About Reasons on What Causes Basement Flooding

What causes basement flooding and 13 reasons to protect your investment

Did you know what is the #1 disaster in America?  Flooding!   In fact, the majority of those houses are not on flood plains.  If you have a flooding or fear one, I know a bunch of questions runs in your mind including the causes of basement flooding.  I’ll try to provide as much as information … Read more13 Little Talked About Reasons on What Causes Basement Flooding

Who Else Wants a Quieter Room? 10 Killer Ideas for Soundproofing Basement Ceiling

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I am pretty sure the noise is driving your family crazy.  Probably keeping you up-all-night.  Don’t sweat, this is a common Issue.  This post is for you.  You will learn to soundproof basement ceiling. Not just that, you will also learn some basics on sound, how it travels, materials to use, tips, and techniques that … Read moreWho Else Wants a Quieter Room? 10 Killer Ideas for Soundproofing Basement Ceiling

Does Opening Windows Reduce Radon or Does it Stay in the Basement?

Opening Windows Reduce Radon

Were you told by your agent that opening windows will reduce radon in the basement?  And you are not sure? Let me explain. Yes, it is true that opening windows will reduce radon. In fact, letting fresh air come in and contaminated air go out is necessary to deal with Radon. However, if that’s the … Read moreDoes Opening Windows Reduce Radon or Does it Stay in the Basement?

How to Remove Humidity From a Room Without a Dehumidifier (and Naturally)

Line dry clothes in sun for less indoor humidity

It’s easy for anyone to just turn the dehumidifier on and stay comfortable.  But, you landed here to know the alternative. – I get it… The easiest alternative I would suggest is to find the source of humidity and fix it. That’s the easiest, cheapest and best.  You can follow through with improving air flow, … Read moreHow to Remove Humidity From a Room Without a Dehumidifier (and Naturally)