Return of the Medicare OEP

The coming year, 2019, is a huge year for Medicare beneficiaries, there will be many changes, and most of them are beneficial. In 2010, lawmakers did away with the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. The 21st Century Cures Act means that now they are bringing it back, starting January 1st It can easily be confusing when you are trying to talk about the Open Enrollment Period since many different enrollment periods are accurately and...

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The Best Ways to Fix Holes in Drywall

No matter how careful you are, holes in your drywall can occasionally occur. Drywall damage is common but it’s easy to fix with basic equipment. However, it’s good to understand that different types of holes require different repair approaches. The good news is, there are several ways that you can fix a hole in any section of drywall without having to call in a professional for help. You can typically do these repairs with the...

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How to Fix Squeaky Shoes

Over time, many shoes can start squeaking and making annoying noises. This can not only be an annoyance to you but any annoyance to others around you. The good news is, just because a pair of shoes squeaks, it doesn’t mean that you need to repair your shoes entirely, or take them to get expensive professional repairs. In fact, you can often fix squeaky shoes on your own. There are many different home remedies for shoe repair that can...

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How to Fix Hairline Cracks in Drywall Ceiling

When you have a drywall ceiling, it is not uncommon for small hairline cracks to start forming in the area. This is particularly common in newer construction homes that are still settling and in homes that may have foundation issues. Hairline cracks can happen virtually anywhere, but they are most common where the two pieces of drywall meet in the ceiling. Hairline cracks not only look unsightly, but they can eventually lead to...

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How to Fix a Sagging Door

There are so many different factors that can cause a sagging door. Whether it’s issues with the installation, problems with the hinges or door frame, or even settling foundation—a sagging door is actually a fairly common issue that many homeowners deal with. Although it is common, a sagging door can be a major issue. It can allow drafts to come through, create unsightly gaps in the door or prevent your door from closing all together....

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How to Fix Stucco Cracks

Stucco is a popular material often found of the exterior of many homes. While stucco is known for being relatively durable material, it can crack and get small holes in it over time. Stucco is actually a very porous materials, which means that dirt, grime and water can settle into crevices and ultimately cause cracks to appear. It is important to fix stucco cracks right away because if excess water gets into these cracks then it can...

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