Construction and Home Improvement Resources
Here we have compiled a variety of resources related to construction, building and home improvement including articles, infographics and videos. Resources are displayed from the most recently published to the oldest.
If you have ever considered adding a home safe to protecting your valuables, then you are most likely aware that choosing the right safe for your home can be a difficult task. Should you install a wall safe or will a floor safe suffice? Should it be fireproof and for how long a rating? The following infographic provides answers to all these questions.
Here is a clever infographic that illustrate typical home energy use as well as providing some simple tips on energy conversation. These tips are designed to assist you reducing your own carbon footprint and help you to save money in the process.
With summer heating up quickly here in Arizona, swimming pool safety has become quite an issue. There doesn’t seem to be a week that goes by anymore where we don’t hear of a drowning or near-drowning in a swimming pool here in the valley. Even with prominent campaigns such as Dave Muncey’s “Watch Your Kids Around Water”, small children continue to slip by the watchful eyes and reach of parents and adults, finding their way into the back yard swimming pool.
One never knows when disaster might strike. It may come in the form of a earthquake, fire, hurricane, flood or a myriad of other occurrences. The key question is, “what you would do if your life were suddenly in your own hands?” Can WD-40, the name synonymous with lubricants, help in your survival? This infographic provides 10 tips to help survival in case of catastrophe.
In today’s unsure economy, protecting your home is more crucial than ever. One effective way of doing this is to create multiple layers of defense that a criminal must penetrate before gaining access to your home. The following infographic lays out some practical advice for better home security.
This infographic takes a look into the everyday dangers landscapers face including cuts and amputations, machinery, allergic reactions, pesticides, chemicals, sun, and high temperatures. These risks may also apply to the DIY landscaper, which can build a good argument to hire qualified and insured landscaping professionals to do the jobs for you.
Is your wood deck in danger of collapsing? Learn how to inspect your deck properly with this helpful infographic. It highlights the steps of a DIY wood decking inspection.
Simply put, a safe room is a secure, reinforced, and well-stocked room where people can go to avoid the risks and potential dangers that may arise in other parts of a home. But how do you create a safe room in your house? This infographic provides some ideas.
Here is an infographic that does a great job visually representing the 12 most common grass types in the U.S. The graphic reveals just how much water each type of grass needs, temperatures that they thrive in, their growing rates, recommended mowing heights and price per pound.
Unless you have expendable income, you have no doubt sought for ways to save money when it comes to energy. One of those ways is with the lighting that we use. Here is an infographic that provides valuable information on energy efficient home lighting options including an explanation of the different kinds of light bulbs as well as tips on how to use light bulbs with more efficiency.