home maintenance

Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With A Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can be costly. You can’t foresee or avoid every home repair, but some regular maintenance can save you hundreds — maybe thousands…

Before You Move In, Locate These Important Things In Your Home

There are some spots in your home you should be familiar with for safety and maintenance reasons. If your plumbing goes awry, for example, you’ll want to know where the water shutoffs are located. The Art of Manliness details seven spots in your home you should know about.

Bleach Away Water Stains From Your Ceiling

You’ve fixed the water leak or other cause of water damage, but that water stain is still there. You might not have to repaint or fix the ceiling, though. Try spraying bleach on the spot.