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HouseHomeRepair offers articles and other resources to help you remodel your bathroom or kitchen, decorate your home's interior, install new windows, doors, or floors, repair old plumbing, electrical, and heating systems, measure or install your window treatments and much more.

We would like to make your mouse and keyboard the most valuable and most used tools in your toolbox.

This site mostly features original articles written by Colbyt, the webmaster who is a licensed contractor and who has been involved in home repair and improvement for over 35 years. It will also feature some quality reprint articles from other authors.

Our newest articles summarized below or you may pick a category to read from the selections on the left. We plan to add at least one article per week this year, so be sure to bookmark the site and check back every now and then.

Our 7 Newest Articles are summarized here.


06-12-2013     in  Lawn and Garden
Should You Use Pesticides on Your Lawn
You will need to learn and understand the risks and benefits for yourself. Then knowing the dangers of pesticides, you can decide if you should use pesticides on your lawn........Read More


03-26-2013     in  Lawn and Garden
Sheet composting -- making black gold in your backyard
This article is not about composting your sheets; hopefully you wash them before they get to that stage. If you are reading it you must have already heard about the value of compost. Just in case y.......Read More


03-19-2013     in  Lawn and Garden
Lawn Maintenance for Your Property
In addition to your desire for a beautiful home and property keeping up the lawn maintenance for your property is a requirement in many neighborhoods, especially if you have an HOA (home owner’s ass.......Read More


03-03-2013     in  This-n-That
Eliminate turntable floor vibrations with garbage
I'm finally retired and it is Now or Never for finally converting all those albums to digital format. Some of those albums are 44 years old and just cannot be purchased as CD's at any .......Read More


02-28-2013     in  Lawn and Garden
Three Reasons why I use a lawn care company
I know for sure that spring is just around the corner because the lawn care company came and performed my first lawn treatment of 2013. The fact that they showed up and.......Read More


02-14-2013     in  Plaster
Adding can lights to a plaster and lath ceiling
Recessed light or can lights remain a popular option for new home and remodel construction. The logistics of adding them to a home with plaster and lath construction has always presented major proble.......Read More


02-10-2013     in  Framing
How Roofs are Framed
If you have read our other articles in this section you know that your roof may be held up by conventional stick framing, the traditional method using 2X lumber, or by trusses. Either way the framing .......Read More



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