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Lizzie Weakley's Blog – April 2018 Archive (9)

HVAC Failure: 5 Signs it is Time for a New Heating Unit

Your heating system is important. Not only does it keep your home comfortable, but it also helps your plumbing function so your pipes don’t freeze. If you notice any signs of failure in your heating system, it might be time for a new heating unit.

Your Energy Bills Are High

An unusually high energy bill is a signal of a failing heating system.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 30, 2018 at 4:23pm — No Comments

The Art of Landscaping: How to Keep Your Yard Green and Beautiful This Summer

You may be envious of your neighbor’s lush, green yard every summer. The question becomes how they manage to keep it looking so nice all of the time. The best kept lawn is all about the preparation and the planning. If you’re ready to have the lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood, here are some tips to help you achieve that goal.

 

Invest in…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 26, 2018 at 7:54pm — No Comments

How to Clear the Drains in Your Cabin Once and for All

Cabins are supposed to be comforting and peaceful getaway destinations. Cabins that lack strong plumbing systems, however, are far from cozy and serene. Don’t let dirty drains in your cabin interfere with your happiness and convenience. Take action and clear them out for good. Drain clogs can be serious nuisances.

Try Hot Water

Clearing out a drain can…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 24, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Radiant Heating: a Simple Way to Effectively Heat Your Cabin

If you want to be able to reliably heat both outdoor and indoor sections of your residential space, there’s one thrilling option accessible to you nowadays. That option is called radiant heating. Radiant floor heating has been getting considerable traction in homes lately. People are turning to it for many reasons as well.

Radiant Floor Heating is…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 23, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to Secure Your Cabin against Unwelcome Guests

If you have a cabin that is located in a remote area, then you need to secure it against unwelcome guests. Not only can vandals enter a cabin that is in the woods or mountains, but also, some types of wildlife can break into a building to look for food or shelter.

Install Stronger Doors on Your Cabin

When your cabin has old and degraded wooden doors, it is…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 18, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hot Summers: 5 Signs of Air Conditioner Failure

With the heat of the summer, you may be relying on your air conditioner to help you get some sleep. It can be disastrous if your AC were to fail during a heat wave. You need to be aware of how your unit is functioning so that you don’t get an unwelcome surprise. Here are some of the signs that your air conditioner is on its last leg.

 

Air Is…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 17, 2018 at 11:59am — No Comments

5 Innovative Ways to Update Your Old Home's Plumbing System

Many older homes may seem as though they lack the efficiency and water pressure of new homes. You may be stuck wondering if it’s time to replace the plumbing in your home. This can be costly and potentially destructive to your walls. Here are some innovative ways that you can update the plumbing in your home.

 

Change out Fixtures

Over time,…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 13, 2018 at 7:26pm — No Comments

5 Signs Your Air Conditioning Unit May Not Survive the Summer

During the hot summer months, you’ll want to have an air conditioner that’s capable of keeping the inside of your home cool and comfortable throughout the entire season. Certain mechanical problems may cause your unit to break down, and you should be aware of the signs of a failing air conditioner. Here are five signs that your air conditioning unit may not survive…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 12, 2018 at 11:48am — No Comments

4 Amenities Every Cabin in the Woods Really Needs

Life in a cozy cabin in the woods can feel like a dream. It’s only a dream, however, if your sanctuary is equipped with all of the right amenities for comfort and convenience. If you’re planning on enjoying an idyllic cabin getaway, you need to make sure to invest in these four must-haves right away.

A Hot Tub

Spending time in a cabin in the woods can make…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 10, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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