Eating will never go out of fashion. We will always need a place in the home where we can easily and safely prepare our food. We call that place the kitchen. Here are a few tips to help make your kitchen a better, safer and more efficient place to work in. 1. Lighting is probably the most important thing to get right. Strip or spotlights located under wall units work best to provide good, unobtrusive lighting. 2. Hard wearing flooring that's easy to clean is another essential. Carpeting...

Timeless beauty, clean lines, strength and durability as well as the ease of cleaning and the classic look make hardwood flooring the perfect choice for your home. No matter what your personal style is, there is a flooring choice for you because of the unlimited selection available. But before you rush out shopping for your hardwood flooring, keep these tips in mind. Set a budget for yourself. Having a wide variety of flooring to choose from is great, but the downside is that it is easy to...

Mr. Fixit Knows Roofs A shingle that shows 3 tabs, or measures 3 feet, is fittingly known as 3-tab roofing shingles. They are normally guaranteed for 20 years and help the roof to have a smooth, defined look. Depending on the manufacturer, 3-tab shingles are often available in 20, 25 or even 30 year limited warranties. They are generally available in a variety of colors and it's also important to note that 3-tab roofing shingles are some of the most cost efficient shingles to use on your...

Mr. Fixit - Plumbing Faucet Repair Under-sink leaks and faucet leaks can do a lot of damage if they are not fixed promptly. The water that is damaging the sink, cabinet and/or the floor may be coming from the drainpipes, the supply hoses or the faucet itself. The source of the leak is usually apparent as soon as you crawl under the sink with a flashlight. The repair can be as easy as tightening a connection, changing a valve or in worst case scenarios, replacing the whole faucet. Mr. Fixit...

Mr. Fixit 970-541-4FIX helps you with all your home repair / home improvement needs. Call for your free estimate. 3 Great Reasons To Buy A Portable Air Conditioner Oprah said so. It looks like the robot from "Lost In Space". Brad and Angelina are adopting one. For those of you who make your decisions based on real information, here are some cool portable air conditioner facts. A goldmine of enlightening information can be uncovered by visiting forums. For instance, when I wanted...

Mr. Fixit 970-541-4FIX helps you with all your home repair / home improvement needs. Call for your free estimate. 4 Tips for Fireplace Efficiency The fireplace has long been the favorite spot to gather in the American home. A place for warmth, the fireplace adds ambience, sparking memories that are to be treasured. With all the benefits that a fireplace can bring, there are some major downsides that if not addressed can cause a love for the fireplace to wane. With soaring energy costs, the...

Mr. Fixit 970-541-4FIX helps you with all your home repair / home improvement needs. Call for your free estimate. The Advantages of a Gas Stove Any kitchen fanatic or budding chef will be confronted at one time or another in his culinary life with the question: which would he prefer an electric stove or a gas stove? It will help if he knows the advantages of one over the other. A lot of cooks swear on their preference for gas stoves over electric ones due to the many proven advantages of the...

Mr. Fixit 970-541-4FIX helps you with all your home repair / home improvement needs. Call for your free estimate. Purchasing a Freezer For Your Home There are two types of freezers available on the market, these are upright freezers and chest freezers. You will need to have an idea of how much frozen food you will be storing before making your decision on which freezer to purchase. Generally a standard freezer of either type will hold 35 pounds of frozen food per cubic foot of useable space....

Mr. Fixit 970-541-4FIX helps you with all your home repair / home improvement needs. Call for your free estimate. Are black molds toxic? The term "toxic mold" is not accurate. While certain molds are toxigenic, meaning they can produce toxins (specifically mycotoxins), the molds themselves are not toxic, or poisonous. Hazards presented by molds that may produce mycotoxins should be considered the same as other common molds which can grow in your house. There is always a little mold everywhere...

Hi there, I'm Ray. Welcome to the Mr. Fixit's Corner. Here you will find advise and tips on your home repair and home improvement needs. From plumbing to window cleaning to door lock replacement, I will try to cover most topics to help you with your home improvement needs. If you don't see it here, just send me an email mrfixitnoco@gmail.com with any questions you might have and I will try to answer it in a timely fashion. mrfixitnoco.com covers the Northern Colorado area. Call us or...