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Robert Lamoureux: Lint could be culprit with dysfunctional dryer

Editor's note: Congratulations to Robert Lamoureux for the 100th edition of "Your Home Improvements." The Signal would like to thank Robert Lamoureux for providing the readers of the SCV with his wisdom and knowledge in his weekly column. As a thank you to readers, Robert, who is also the president of the Magic Castle, would like to offer castle passes to those who stop by his office. To schedule a time to visit the office, e-mail

July 18, 2009 | Robert Lamoureux | Your Home

Your green waste, recycled

Let's face it, most of us don't compost. And most of us don't use a mulching lawn mower, either.

July 18, 2009 | By Jim Walker Escape Editor | Your Home

Robert Lamoureux: To tree or not to tree: That is the question

Hello Mr. Lamoureux,

July 11, 2009 | Robert Lamoureux | Your Home

Abundant garden, abundant life

"Growing plants is very much like life," said Graham Creme. "If you take a seedling, you see tremendous potential - similar to looking at a child. All we need to do is nurture it properly and God does the rest."

July 11, 2009 | By Jim Walker Escape Editor | Your Home

Robert Lamoureux: Shower enclosures are hard to remove

Hello Mr. Lamoureux,

July 04, 2009 | Robert Lamoureux | Your Home

Coyotes in the 'hood

Personally, I don't enjoy being startled out of a deep, 2 a.m. sleep by the sound of coyotes shredding a cat. The cat sets up quite a fuss, until it finally gives up the ghost, at which point the coyotes all set up a brag. This scenario has played out several times on the hillside behind my home over the years, most recently just a few weeks ago. It kind of makes it hard to go back to sleep.

July 04, 2009 | By Jim Walker Escape Editor | Your Home

At home in ‘Chateau Hann’

Shelley and G. Marshall Hann have lived in the Santa Clarita Valley for 19 years, most of their time was spent in Stevenson Ranch. However, last year Shelley Hann found her dream home on a quiet cul-de-sac in Westridge.

June 27, 2009 | By Michele E. Buttelman Signal Features Editor | Your Home

Floribundas bloom freely in SCV

The more I look at rose books and roses in the landscape, the more I see floribundas as the best all-around class of roses in so many styles and disciplines. Floribundas, which means "bloom freely," come in all sizes, shapes, bloom types and colors.

June 27, 2009 | By Steve Jones For The Signal | Your Home

Robert Lamoureux: Proper way to clean sidewalks, driveways

Hello Robert,

June 27, 2009 | Robert Lamoureux | Your Home

Exploring 'Man Caves'

"... Down the stairs or across the hall,

June 22, 2009 | By Jim Walker Escape Editor | Your Home

Handy is as handy does

It's been one of those days. You got home late, after dark, and your garage door was jammed. So you went around to the front door and the porch light was out. Then you practically broke your door key off turning the sticky front door lock. Then, as you walked by the downstairs bathroom, you slipped in a puddle of water coming from the overfilled toilet tank. Now, as you lie on your back on the floor, taking inventory of your body parts, your eyes are drawn to your living room ceiling fan, which is hanging,

June 13, 2009 | By Jim Walker Escape Editor | Your Home

Robert Lamoureux: Get to the root of the issue for proper fix

Hi Robert,

June 13, 2009 | Robert Lamoureux | Your Home

Fire-resistant, California-friendly plants

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has posted a list of plants on the Web site that are fire resistant and well-suited to Southern California conditions.

June 06, 2009 | For The Signal | Your Home

Avoid the firestorm

I was up on the hill behind my home on that October day in 2007. The wind almost blew me off the peak and the sky was like something out of "Backdraft" as the smoke from the wildfire screamed overhead. Eerie.

June 06, 2009 | By Jim Walker Escape Editor | Your Home

Inspect for termites before creating play structure

Hi Robert,

June 06, 2009 | Robert Lamoureux | Your Home

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