Home Improvement

Best ladders for stairs

Best Ladders for Stairs: The Ultimate List

If you have to work on the stairs, you really need a reliable and safe ladder. If you use the wrong type of ladder, chances are good that you’ll end up on the floor. Therefore, if you want to avoid falls and accidents, it’s extremely important to make sure you use a ladder that’s intended ...
Best ladders for painting

Best Ladders for Painting In 2022 [Interior, Exterior & Stairs]

Whether you own a house or a condo, you will have to spend some time painting sooner or later. It is one of those jobs you need to do from time to time to make your home healthier and look better. As for me, I am a big fan of DIY, so when the time ...
Best doorbells for the hearing impaired

9 Best Doorbells for the Hearing Impaired [Tried & Tested]

Hearing impairment is a common condition worldwide. In the US, more than 37 million adults have a hearing loss of some degree (1). Most people experience mild to moderate symptoms, however, a minority suffers from a profound hearing loss that includes deafness. This condition affects many areas of life and requires special attention regarding any ...
Can a doorbell ring by itself

Can a Doorbell Ring By Itself? [Causes & Solutions]

The doorbell rings, and you open the door just to realize that no one is there. Sounds familiar? You are not alone. I’ve met so many people recently who had a very similar problem: their doorbell started ringing in the middle of the night or randomly, apparently for no reason. Most people think of technical ...
Sump pump failure and troubleshooting

11 Common Causes of Sump Pump Failure & Troubleshooting

Sump pumps provide an effective way to drain water from your house. They quickly eliminate excess water and prevent your basement from flooding that might occur after heavy rains, rapid melting of snow, or because of groundwater. Sump pump failure is a pretty common issue, especially if maintenance is neglected. I know from experience. There ...
How to seal your doors from flooding

3 Highly Effective Ways to Seal Your Doors from Flooding

Natural disasters are getting more and more common in most parts of the world. Unfortunately, they’re inevitable: you can’t stop hurricanes or change the direction of tornadoes (yet). However, often you can prepare for these adverse events and protect your home from being damaged. Floods are a common problem that can cause substantial damage to ...
How to make tile floor less slippery

5 Powerful Ways to Make Tile Floor Non-Slip

If you have tile floors in your home, you probably already know both their advantages and disadvantages. On one hand, they retain water much better than other floorings. On the other hand, tile floors can be extremely slippery, especially when wet. This can lead to all kinds of injuries, even serious ones (I know from ...
Best pool chlorine alternatives

The 6 Best Pool Chlorine Alternatives [Pros and Cons]

Pools attract all kinds of pathogens and while most of them are harmless to humans, some are potentially hazardous and can cause really serious health issues. Chlorine is a very popular and inexpensive chemical used all over the world to kill germs in pools. Its popularity is not surprising: it really does a great job. ...