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 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....

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...

If you are looking for the perfect home organization plan, consider starting small and working your way up to the larger projects. Mr. Fixit shares a few simple tips that will get you on the way to home organization at its finest. Tip 1: Use a flatware tray for utensils and place it neatly in a kitchen drawer. This will keep every utensil separate and will make it easy to find the one you want in a matter of seconds. Tip 2: Organize your favorite recipes in alphabetical order for quick...