Monthly Archives: October 2019

What to Do If Your Wall Switch Makes a Buzzing Sound

A buzzing sound in a standard wall switch is one of several indicators that the switch may be going bad. Sizzling, popping, or crackling sounds when a wall switch is turned on and off may well mean the switch is defective or worn out. What’s Happening Inside the Switch  When a switch begins to buzz audibly, it means […]

Determining Spans and Spacing for Wall Shelves

Shelf Spans and Vertical Spacing  There are two important considerations when installing wall shelves: first, making sure the material used for the shelves has an appropriate span capacity; and second, considering the vertical spacing between the shelves—a decision that is based on the types of objects you will store on the shelves. To prevent the shelves from […]

The 7 Best Wall Mirrors of 2019

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.  A mirror is more than a spot to check your hair or touch up your lipstick. This smart wall accent does double decorative duty because it fills your […]