Entries by Handyman On Call

Protecting Your Home With Burglar-Proof Windows

Windows give character and light to your home, but can also be your greatest safety risk. Burglars and intruders look through your windows to determine if you’ll be their next target, and often use those windows as a point of entry to your home. Making your windows burglar-proof can be achieved either by ensuring the […]

How Waterproof Interior Basement Walls

Keeping your basement dry can be especially challenging, particularly with heavy rainfall or with the arrival of spring. Applying a waterproof sealant to the inside of the basement walls can alleviate many problems related to moisture. Applying this sealant is as simple as using a paint roller, however, it takes a lot of work to […]

How to Remodel a Small Bathroom

A small bathroom remodel bathroom requires a lot of planning to make sure your budget is spent wisely. When it comes to small spaces, choosing the appropriate accessories can affect the appearance and the sense of space more than anything else. Instructions Reduce the scale of the accessories and furniture in the bathroom. The bigger […]

Creating Exterior Plaster Walls

Plaster or stucco, as it is called when used on exterior surfaces, is an ancient building material. Plaster creates different textures on a hard surface and finishes can be applied by adding coloring or painting. Although it is called plaster, or stucco, it is a mixture of cement, sand, and water. Originally, the bonding agent […]

An Alternative to Replacing Bathroom Tiles

Painting bathroom tiles is a great alternative to spending a lot of money changing them. Discolored or ugly tiles in your shower or a counter can be fixed using epoxy, latex or paint to oil. If you are thinking of painting your tile, determine the wear and humidity it would encounter before choosing paint. Spray […]

Types of Metal Roofs for Homes

Metal roofs are becoming the material of choice for many homeowners, replacing asphalt shingles. Metal roofs offer aesthetic and functional advantages over other materials, including options in design, durability, and versatility. These roofs are available in a number of different styles and materials, and can easily last for decades with little maintenance. Materials Steel is […]

Stone Fireplaces Styles

Often a fireplace is the centerpiece of a living room, no matter the size, and can be made in any shape, size, style and material. In addition, a fireplace, especially those made of stone, can be more than just a decorative part of the house; It can be the crucial part for a fire. Fireplace […]

Making Your Masonry Fireplace More Efficient

A masonry fireplace creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere anywhere. However, fireplaces are a source of significant heat loss, even when in use. Although the room will feel the heat being given off, the burning process pulls hot air out of the house. There are many ways to improve the efficiency of a fireplace, reduce […]

DIY Wooden Fence Installation

Installing a fence is a good way to prevent pets from escaping the garden and have a safe area where children can play. A privacy fence will increase the value of your property and provide further security. Within days, any man skilled in “do it yourself” projects can install a wooden privacy fence along the […]

Designer Suggestions for Painting Small Bedrooms

Small bedrooms can feel cozy and comfortable when they are decorated with its size in mind. To help a small bedroom look brighter, use light cool colors and choose decorations, bedding and furniture with little contrast. Make sure the furniture is scaled correctly with the room, opting for smaller furniture and choose only furniture that’s […]