Tag: Construction

Here’s Why (and How) You Should Hang Your TV From the Ceiling

Photo: Lindsey Ellefson/Lifehacker I’m here today to make the case for a unique space-saving technique I have employed in my apartment for two years: Mount your TV to the ceiling….

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The Most Common Toilet Repairs (and How to Do Them Yourself)

Photo: Oasishifi (Shutterstock) A running toilet can cost you on your water bill, and a low pressure flush can cause clogs and other issues. Keeping your commode in good working…

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Upgrade Your Boring Bathroom Mirror

Photo: Lifestyle Travel Photo (Shutterstock) Even when bathrooms are renovated, the mirror is often overlooked. Outdated tiles and fixtures may be replaced, but the plain-yet-functional builder-grade mirror frequently remains. Here…

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The Difference Between a Living Room and a Family Room

Photo: Africa Studio (Shutterstock) In most homes, the kitchen’s clearly the kitchen, bathrooms are identifiable by the presence of a toilet, and bedrooms are places to sleep. But what do…

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Four Simple Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill This Winter

Photo: Imagenet (Shutterstock) The cost of heating your home is always top-of-mind as the cold weather settles in, but with energy prices soaring this year, it’s more pressing than ever….

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How to Figure Out Why You Have Low Water Pressure (and Fix It)

Photo: Lemonpink Images (Shutterstock) Cooking, doing dishes, and bathing are all difficult when your water comes out of the tap at a trickle. While you might think low water pressure…

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Everything You Need to Do If Your Home Has Water Damage

Photo: michelmond (Shutterstock) A burst pipe or leaky water heater can cause water damage just as well as a flood, and either spells bad news for your home. If your…

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