29 August 2018
With fall approaching and cooler temperatures, it is important to protect your home against threats from outside. This includes pests, such as insects and mice, and water intrusion from fall and winter weather. Here are some recommendations to prepare your home for fall and protect it from intrusion from pests and moisture through openings, gaps, and around your home's foundation. Seal Up Home Openings One of the first things you can do to protect against mice from entering your home seeking a warm place to hide is to check around doors and windows for any openings.
18 July 2018
You hear a weird buzz go past your ear, feel a sudden crunch under your foot, or pick up your coffee to find an insect looking back at you as you take a sip – stink bugs have invaded. Although they're pretty much harmless, you surely don't want to share your home with a bunch of stink bugs. Here, you'll learn a little about keeping those stink bugs out of your house for good.
29 May 2018
Hardwood flooring is an extremely popular type of residential flooring material, and it can come in a wide range of different types of wood. However, all types of hardwood share a number of key material characteristics that allow hardwood floors to provide a number of advantages to your home. Understanding what those benefits are can help you figure out if hardwood floors are the right fit for your home's flooring needs.
11 April 2018
Your home's appearance is adversely affected by a neglected yard with overrun vegetation. Keeping your lawn mowed regularly and free of weeds, and planting attractive landscaping and shading trees will all help the appearance of your property. Here are some tips to help you install and maintain attractive landscaping to improve and boost the appearance of your yard. Fight Weed Growth The first step to planting attractive landscaping is to prevent weed growth, which can overrun and make your vegetation ugly.
28 February 2018
Are you looking forward to the summer months? Have you been excitedly thinking about all of the barbecues and other outdoor gatherings that you'll be able to have now that the weather is getting warmer? When you have a large backyard, outdoor entertaining can be the highlight of your summer. But in order to be sure that you're ready to take on this task, it is important that you make a checklist of things that need to be done before summer fully arrives.
18 January 2018
Are you tired of looking at those old kitchen cabinets that have been in your home for years now but you're just not ready to take the step of investing in new ones? You don't have to be stuck with a look you don't love — here are three fun ways to upgrade the overall look and feel of your old cabinets: Use Stencils to Decorate Them A fun way to give your old kitchen cabinets new life is to decorate them with the help of stencils.
6 December 2017
Many parents shun monetary or even tangible gifts from their children. If your parents are like this, you may need to be a little more sneaky about the presents that you give to them. Instead of giving them something directly monetary, you may need to be sneaky with what you do. If your parents take pride in their home, there are a few services that you can order for them as a Christmas gift.