Your House is Your Haven: Don't Neglect the Interior

  • Is Your Garden Club Hosting A Spring Flower Show?

    20 November 2018

    Are you a skilled flower arranger? If so, you might belong to a flower club where you and other flower arrangers learn more about things like technique and about growing your own flowers. In addition, you might have yearly flower shows that are open to the public. If that's the case, and if you are on the committee for a flower show that will be held in the spring of 2019, from securing canvas canopy tents to setting up different categories of arrangements, here are some ideas that might help this year's flower show be a memorable one.

  • Be Sure to Love Your Kitchen Cabinets with Some Buying Tips

    9 October 2018

    When remodeling a kitchen, a major element of the project is the cabinetry. Whether you are buying standard kitchen cabinets from a home improvement store or you are enlisting a carpenter or contractor to make handcrafted custom cabinetry, you will have some design choices to make. The products that you buy  impact the style and convenience of your kitchen space and overall satisfaction with your investment. Considering new cabinets? Keep the following buying tips in mind.

  • Home Protection Strategies To Keep Your Home Safe From Fall Pests And Moisture Instrusion

    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.

  • Stopping The Stink Bug Invasion In Your Home

    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.

  • 4 Advantages Of Hardwood Floors

    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.

  • Tips To Keep Your Yard Attractive By Installing And Maintaining The Landscaping

    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.

  • 3 Important Steps To Preparing For Outdoor Summer Parties

    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.