Making room in your closets come spring usually means that it's time to put your bulky winter clothing away. If "away" is in a storage unit, then you especially need to make sure everything is stored properly so it is protected from insects and moisture. The following tips will help you store everything safely. Tip #1: Clean everything first Every item you wore over winter needs to be washed or dry cleaned.
30 November 2016
Choosing the perfect lighting fixture for your dining room requires a bit of planning. It's a good idea to already know the basic dimensions of the table and the style of your furniture before you choose a fixture, just to ensure that everything works well together. Once you armed with the furniture information and the room dimensions, you can begin shopping. The following tips can help you make the right choice.
13 October 2016
When you're building a house, one of the most important decisions you'll need to make concerns the type of siding you will use. Choosing the right siding is incredibly important, and can make all the difference in the look and strength of your home. You may have been thinking about choosing vinyl or brick siding, but you may want to consider the benefits of stone siding. Use this information to learn more about why stone siding is the ideal choice for your next home.
13 October 2016
Living in a rural suburb or a rural area can be a peaceful existence. One of the harder parts of being out in a country area is not being able to easily and quickly drive to a store to get what you need when necessary. Another issue can be all of the grass, trees, and wild plant growth around. This can increase pollen getting inside of the house, the occurrence of dust or dirt in the home, plus things being dragged into the home on the paws of pets.
19 September 2016
If you own a waterfront home, you understand the importance of minimizing shoreline erosion. Make sure your shoreline design is helping you accomplish this goal, as a poor design can increase the risk of erosion. Here are some factors to keep in mind when designing your shoreline. Avoid Steep Slopes Make sure you are arranging your shoreline design with gradual slopes in mind. Steep slopes, or drop-offs, can be problematic. One of the primary goals of a shoreline is to minimize the pressure from waves.
22 August 2016
When you have spent time and money creating a beautiful and useful outdoor space, it only makes sense that you will want to show the area off as much as possible, in a discreet manner. However, it is not enough to merely put up a few lights and hope for the best. Therefore, when you are deciding on the most appropriate way to provide adequate landscape lighting, the following advice will be very helpful.
26 July 2016
You likely have seen ants around your home, whether that be inside your home or outside. The three most common types of ants that are usually found can be a big nuisance to you but they typically do not cause harm. There are other types of ants, however, that can be harmful and even dangerous to you and your family. Below is some information about these ants so you would know if you have them.
29 June 2016
Spending time outdoors is an enjoyable task for many homeowners. If you have spent a significant amount of time and money making your home's patio stylish, then you will want to be able to spend as much time in this outdoor area as possible. Installing a louvered roof over your patio can help increase the comfort level of your outdoor living area. Here are three reasons why it makes sense to invest in a louvered roof for your patio.
4 June 2016
If you walk through your lawn and see cracks in the soil and dead patches of grass everywhere, you know how these things can turn a beautiful lawn into something unsightly. Fortunately, there are things you can do to take care of these problems. Read the information below to learn how you can have your lawn looking beautiful and green again. Why You Get Cracks First, determine the type of soil you have.
19 April 2016
If you have rugs in your home, then you should consider getting some non-slip rug pads to put underneath them. There are so many excellent reasons to purchase rug pads and this article will discuss 3 of them in more detail. They Stop Your Rugs From Moving Perhaps the most well known, and most important, thing that non-slip rug pads can stop your rugs from doing is moving around. If you have rugs located throughout your home, you may notice that they are often sliding around your floor as people walk back and forth on them.
19 April 2016