Tag Archives: home projects

Save on Expensive Refrigerator Filters

Save on Expensive Refrigerator Filters

Most refrigerators have water filters to make sure that the water and ice they dispense is clean.  These filters can be expensive–costing anywhere from $40 to nearly $100. Here’s an easy way to install a bypass filter that will cost just over $10. If you replace the filter every 6 months, this trick could saveRead article

Redo Your Roof the Right Way

Redo Your Roof the Right Way

No other project is as crucial for protecting your home’s value as having a leak-proof roof. Yet a re-roofing job can be a nightmare, with your yard saturated with shingle bits and nails (probably leading to a flat tire), and dealing with unreliable roofers. Money magazine provides the following tips for hiring an ace crew:Read article

Save on Home Remodeling

Save on Home Remodeling

Here are ideas on how to save on a home remodeling project: Do it off-season. Like accountants and farmers, home-improvement pros have a slow season when they may slash prices to get business. Redoing your bathroom in January, replacing a furnace in July, or installing a patio in November could save you 5-15%. Buy online.Read article