16 September 2022
Persian rugs make lovely, functional accent pieces in a room. They can add softness underfoot, and their colorful, intricate patterns coordinate well with many types of decor. However, as you begin to shop for Persian rugs, one thing will quickly become clear: you have lots of options. How can you choose just one? Here are some tips to guide you. Decide whether you want a large or small pattern. Every Persian rug has a unique pattern, but there are two groups these patterns fall into.
18 August 2022
Is your bathroom looking rather drab or boring these days and you want to make a change but you don't have the budget to just do whatever you want? Do you wish you could expand the bathroom to create more space or at least give it the feeling of being a bit more expansive but a huge change like that is just not in the cards? One way you may be able to make a big change to your bathroom without going over budget might be to look into installing a new glass shower door and enclosure.
31 May 2022
When it comes to the water coming out of your taps, your main concerns are probably water pressure and temperature. However, your home's water supply may have minerals that can leave residue and mineral deposits over time. This "hard water" can impact your plumbing system leading to clogs and slower water flow if enough minerals accumulate. Hard water can also be tough on your skin and hair. The best way to deal with hard water is by installing a water softener system.
12 April 2022
If you're designing your new home, and you're ready to add the finishing touches, don't forget about the gutters. You might not realize this, but rain gutters are an important safety feature to include on your home. In fact, when installed correctly, rain gutters can help protect against flooding and roof damage. If you're not sure what type of gutters to invest in, it's time to put copper gutters at the top of your list.
1 February 2022
Mice are a common pest that homeowners will have to take active steps to mitigate and address. Otherwise, they could find themselves facing a stubborn mouse problem that may be stressful for them to mitigate. Close Any Exterior Openings in the Home Exterior gaps and other unintended openings can provide the mice with an easy way to enter the home. Unfortunately, homeowners will often neglect the importance of closing these gaps, which can lead to them failing to address them.
5 November 2021
If you've decided to have a sunroom added to your home, don't stop at summer use. You might think that you can only use your sunroom during the warmer months, but that's not the case. With a few additions during the construction process, you can turn your sunroom into an all-season room. That means you'll be able to enjoy your new addition throughout the year. Here are four steps you can take to allow for year-round enjoyment of your new sunroom.
6 August 2021
Seamless gutters are less likely to develop leaks since they have few seams to fail, but they aren't immune to the possibility of dripping water. Fortunately, most seamless gutter leaks and drips are easily fixed. 1. Drip edge Issues Water may run off the drip edge of the roof and behind the gutter trough, causing it to leak down the fascia boards on the eaves and along the siding. Readjusting the gutters so they better align under the drip edge is one way to repair the issue, but a gutter apron may be more effective.
6 May 2021
Making your kitchen greener will have a positive impact on the environment. Start with a few small steps. The following are five ideas to help you get started. 1. Sponges and Cloths Stop buying disposable sponges and paper towels. Instead, replace these items with reusable products. You can find cloth and natural sponges for scrubbing dishes and counters. When these items do reach the end of their useful life, you can usually compost them.
16 February 2021
When choosing kitchen countertops, many homeowners go back and forth as to whether they should spring for the granite counters. Granite has a reputation for being the premier counter material, but it also has the reputation of being expensive. But here's the thing: granite is worth it. If you do have the room in your budget to spring for those granite counters, you should — and here's why. They will last a lifetime.
13 November 2020
The blinds that you use on your windows influence the overall look and style of your home. When you want to invest in window coverings that will be an asset over the years, you may look to the convenience and luxury that shades can offer. However, before you go shop for motorized shades, you need to learn what benefits are available with electric blinds designed for residential use. These advantages go along with using motorized blinds in your home.