How to Wire a Ceiling Fan-light Combination

When ceiling fans are installed in most homes, they are attached to a light kit. The majority of the time, people will elect use a fan that already has the light fixture attached to it. This prevents the possibility of the light kit not actually fitting or working properly with the new fan. These fan-light … Read more

Tips for Soldering Copper Tubing: It Isn’t as Hard as You Might Think!

First, you must determine whether or not your town or city requires “licensed” professionals only, to work on copper tubing in your home plumbing system. If professionals are required by local regulations, you’d better call the plumber. Otherwise, here are some general tips and advice to help with performing basic copper tubing fitting and sweating. … Read more

Top Ten Kitchen Gadgets for the Dorm Room

Living in a dorm room can be challenging. Space is limited, storage is almost non-existent, and there probably isn’t anywhere to easily prepare a healthy meal or snack. Fortunatly most dorm buildings have a common area with a kitchen, so when you are in the mood to entertain, make a healthy dinner, or simply are … Read more

Angle Stops in Plumbing

Among the most important, but often overlooked, fixtures in your house are angle stops. They’re everywhere, and you depend on them to perform their protective functions every day. They’re the valves that supply water to your toilets, bathroom sinks, kitchen sinks, wet-bar sinks, and even your icemaker. These little gems go unnoticed until they malfunction, … Read more

Build Your Own Closet Organizer

You’ve finally got that walk-in closet you’ve always wanted. Now that you can buy all the clothes and shoes you want (or at least some of them), don’t spend all your money on the installation of a closet organizer. Build it yourself. Seeing my own closet in disarray, I got online and looked at the … Read more