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Why does my Finished Basement Smell Musty or Earthy?

Causes of finished basement smelling musty or earthy

Basements are always prone to moisture intrusion, which lends themselves to the musty odor.  While the finished basement minimizes the intrusion there is no way for the carpet, drywall, etc. to stop that feeling. Excess moisture gets absorbed by the insulation and carpet and they retain it.  This subsequently leads to the earthy or musty … Read moreWhy does my Finished Basement Smell Musty or Earthy?

How to Replace a Central Air Conditioning Capacitor (with diagnosis)

step by step guide to change ac capacitor

A Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Replace an AC Capacitor Is it hot and have a malfunctioning or not working air conditioning unit? Chances are your AC unit has an issue with the electrical. In fact, the majority of the AC unit problem is related to electrical so you are safe to assume so. And that … Read moreHow to Replace a Central Air Conditioning Capacitor (with diagnosis)

Garbage Disposal Repair – The Complete Problems & Solutions Guide

Complete guide to problems and solutions - garbage disposal repair

How to Easily Fix a Garbage Disposal & Save Money I know it’s not pleasant when water doesn’t drain. I know how it feels.  What’s the issue? Garbage disposal clogged, jammed, not draining or leaking?  Just following this garbage disposal (Insinkerator) guide.  This guide is all you need to quickly diagnose and repair most garbage … Read moreGarbage Disposal Repair – The Complete Problems & Solutions Guide

Brick Mailbox Designs – The Ultimate Design Guide (a.k.a. Letterbox)

Are you looking for inspiration to build your mailbox?  Do you want to just explore the modern brick mailbox designs and check what fits your house? No one denies that a brick mailbox adds charm to your house.  Real estate agents swear by brick mailbox designed and place well to add curb appeal. And we … Read moreBrick Mailbox Designs – The Ultimate Design Guide (a.k.a. Letterbox)

How to Remove and Get Rid of Black Mold in Your Basement {a step-by-step guide}

Get rid of black mold in basement and house

Do you see black mold in the basement? Or traces of spongy looking grey or black deposit on walls or ceiling or floor in the basement?  Do you smell a musty odor? Well, do you notice high humidity in your basement? And want to get rid of mold in your basement…. If you feel any … Read moreHow to Remove and Get Rid of Black Mold in Your Basement {a step-by-step guide}

DIY Dehumidifier – Secrets to Making the Best Homemade Dehumidifier {electric & non-electric solutions}

how to make electric and non-electric dehumidifier-DIY

Damp basement? Mold growth? I hear you. The dehumidifier is the first plan of attack. Know the tricks to make your very own homemade DIY dehumidifier and save money too. Regardless of whether you want a store-bought or a DIY dehumidifier you need to remove moisture.  I would highly suggest looking at the source of … Read moreDIY Dehumidifier – Secrets to Making the Best Homemade Dehumidifier {electric & non-electric solutions}

How to Paint Basement Floor (and get the best result)

Paint Concrete Basement Floor

Thinking of adding extra useful space to your house? Simple. Paint basement floor – Move furniture, clean, degrease, prep, paint and let it dry. Voila! There you got some useful good looking basement space. Wait. Don’t run to work on the basement floor painting project yet.  This article is detailed with all the things you … Read moreHow to Paint Basement Floor (and get the best result)

House Hacking Secrets – Lucrative Ways to Build Wealth Passively {and Live for FREE}

House Hacking Secrets that will build you wealth quick

The Ultimate Guide on House Hacking that Will Help Build Wealth I have discussed with many wealthy real estate investors and I have come to realize they have all house hacked at some point, which catapulted their success.  Want to know more about how you can too? Stay tuned. A incredibly effective way to building … Read moreHouse Hacking Secrets – Lucrative Ways to Build Wealth Passively {and Live for FREE}

How to Clean Laminate Floors {the right way} that Leaves No Marks or Haze

How to clean laminate floors without haze

Good news!  Laminate floor has synthetic materials and, meaning, they are man-made and are designed to be durable. What does that mean?  It should be pretty easy to take care of and clean. Some basics: Laminate is made up of wood and manmade products.  It has multiple layers one on top of another to achieve … Read moreHow to Clean Laminate Floors {the right way} that Leaves No Marks or Haze

Surprising Reasons for Rats & Mice in Your House {and what to do about it}

signs of rats and what causes rats to come in house

Did you find some black debris and just found out that it’s some sort of a rodent dropping?  Are you just feeling, OMG, what got them in your house and how did they intrude? It’s a risk that you are always exposed to.  It’s better to be clean and vigilant about rodent infestation. Your family’s … Read moreSurprising Reasons for Rats & Mice in Your House {and what to do about it}