Home Depot Renew and Redo Your Bath Gift Card Giveaway – 2 Weeks Left

Quick note today. There are only two weeks left for you to enter our $200 Home Depot Renew and Redo Gift Card giveaway. The Home Depot currently has a bathroom renovation promotion throughout each store in the United States, yet this giveaway is open to residents of both the United States and Canada. As part of this promotion they have provided us with a $200 Home Depot Gift Card to give away to one of our site's visitors. The key to this giveaway? You can enter as many times as … [Read more...]

Home Depot’s Renew Your Bath Gift Card Giveaway

The Home Depot Cheyenne WY Location

From now until February 23, 2011, Home Depot is having an in-store Renew and Redo Your Bath sales event at its retail stores in the USA. I went into the Cheyenne, WY Home Depot location yesterday and one can see the all new displays of different bathrooms with different combinations of bathroom fixtures and paint colors and flooring just for this month long event. Wow! And, the timing is pretty good don't you think? The weather outside is nasty, nasty, nasty. Just look at the American … [Read more...]

Completing the Basement Systems’ FlexiSpan Crack Repair System

FlexiSpan Urethane Sealant Overlay

In the last article in this series about the repair of the water leak in our basement, we saw the start of the FlexiSpan crack repair system being applied. Today this approach to stopping future water leaks through the crack in our basement's foundation wall is completed. Now, as we saw previously the FlexiSpan crack repair system from Basement Systems begins with properly applying urethane sealant into the crack in the wall. This is then followed by applying the FlexiSpan Foam Drain … [Read more...]

Locating Foundation Crack Inside

Removing Baseboard

Yesterday we had Fitz of Clarke Basement Systems commence the repair to the crack in our home's foundation wall by confirming the point and extent of the water leak. Today we describe how he began the repair by confirming the location of the foundation wall crack inside the house. Now remember, the FlexiSpan foundation wall crack repair system is unique to Basement Systems franchises whether in the United States, Canada or the United Kingdom. So, the first thing Fitz did was to … [Read more...]

Bagster Bag Review

Unfolding Bagster

Yesterday I described the Bagster Bag, the so called dumpster in a bag, waste removal product for home renovation, demolition and other contractor or DIY projects. We were honoured that DailyHomeRenoTips.com was the first to use this product in Canada. It has been available in the United States for a while now. We received one to try and just in the nick of time as we had just finished our bathroom floor tiling project. The completion of this renovation project saw a fair amount of waste … [Read more...]

Using BlueLine Innovations’ PowerCost Monitor To Measure Our Home’s Electricity Consumption – 1

PowerCost Monitor Package

Last week I was contacted directly by Mr. Peter Porteous, CEO of Blue Line Innovations, Inc., the makers of the PowerCost Monitor™. This device, among other things displayed on its packaging, "...displays your current and total electricity usage in dollars and cents as well as kilowatt hours...". So what? Well, in an 'what gets measured gets done' tactic, if a home owner could receive constant, real time information on her / his home's electricity consumption, including the actual … [Read more...]

Energy Conservation Contest Winners

Our home energy conservation contest wrapped up over the weekend with all three randomly selected winners confirming that they indeed met our contestant eligibility requirements. It is interesting that most of our past contest winners have been located in the United States whereas all three of our contest winners this time reside in Canada; random is random I guess. If you recall, to enter contestants had to correctly identify the conservation tip number 306 from our Un-Official Guide to … [Read more...]

2009 Solaris Self-Propelled Cordless Electric Lawn Mower Review – 1

Solaris Packaging

Editor’s Note: Curious how this lawn mower is performing in 2011, 3 years later? You can! After reading the rest of this article simply select this link to read Solaris Cordless Electric Lawn Mower Review Three Years Later. ++++++++++ Last year we were the first (or at least among the first) to write about the new collection of lawn mowers from Linamar Consumer Products which were sold under the Solaris, Epic and Utopia brand names in the United States (on a limited basis) and … [Read more...]

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