Posts Tagged ‘repairs’

house_soundsThumps, bumps, and squeaks

We’ve all been there. Your clothes washer thumps and you wonder if that’s normal, or your bedroom floor squeaks but you figure that just happens in old houses. "Most homeowners have a spidey sense when they hear something that’s not right," says Ed Padilla, founder and director of the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals. Some people address such problems promptly while others put them off, but there’s a certain kind of homeowner who’s especially good at resolving issues. While there are some things you can fix yourself, you should never try to DIY these home improvements.