22 September 2021
Carving pumpkins is a fun fall activity for the family, and displaying them on your porch is a great way to decorate for the season and Halloween. The major problem most people have is preserving their carving handiwork because once the guts are removed, the pumpkin is exposed to air, moisture, and bacteria. All these elements quickly eat away at your pumpkin. For those who love carving and displaying pumpkins, you can buy a pumpkin glove scraper carving kit to help safely create your pumpkin masterpieces.
26 July 2021
Depending on the age of your house, it may be approaching the point where the flooring will need to be replaced or upgraded. There are many options of flooring that are available to homeowners considering this project. While wood flooring systems can be among the most attractive and affordable, there can also be significant misunderstandings when it concerns what should be expected from this flooring solution. Myth: Wood Flooring Will Always Be The Same Color
14 May 2021
Would you like your residential canvas awnings to last longer and retain their great looks? One of the things you should do is to keep them clean. If you let dirt accumulate on the awnings, mold and mildew issues will ensue. Besides elements like bird droppings, dust, and dirt leave unpleasant stains on the fabric, which affects its general appearance. So, how can you keep your residential awnings in great shape?
20 April 2021
Whether you are in the process of building your home or if you are completely redoing the exterior, one decision that you might be struggling with making is the type of material that you want to have used on your home's exterior. Natural stone is a good choice, whether you choose to use it alone or if you use it in addition to brick, vinyl siding, or some other type of siding.
26 January 2021
Annual flower beds add a pop of ever-changing color to your home's landscape, but they can look unkempt if weedy grasses invade. The following steps can help you prevent grass issues in flower beds. 1. Apply a Full-Spectrum Grass Killer A full-spectrum grass killer will kill all types of grass, from invading lawn grasses to tenacious crabgrass. "Full-spectrum" means that it will target both the leaf blades of actively growing grass, as well as the roots and any exposed seeds.
9 October 2020
Linen and other delicate textiles that are used to upholster furnishings can not withstand heavy usage or liquid spills without showing signs of wear. If you are looking for some reupholstery options that are budget-friendly or that will preserve the original fabric coverings, consider purchasing materials upfront, hiring a private upholsterer, or investing in some removable covers. Cheaper And More Sturdy Fabric Options If the linen coverings are in poor shape and you have attempted to sew tears or remove stains and were unsuccessful, invest in a fabric that is cheaper and more resilient than the original fabric type.
4 September 2020
Finding the right furniture for a first apartment takes careful planning and a keen eye for design. While your adult child might be looking for the most stylish options, you also may know that durability is an important quality to look for in a sofa. Now that you are ready to go shopping for this momentous occasion, you can keep these benefits of looking for an Alenya sofa in mind.
30 November 2016
When you hire a landscaper, you may be taking advantage of services such as lawn care, maintaining your flowerbeds, and pruning your hedges. Although diverse, the one thing that these tasks have in common is that they're required during the summer. This doesn't mean that you should only partner with a landscaping professional during the warmest months of the year, though. Many landscaping companies offer services that can be valuable throughout the year.
3 November 2016
When properly installed, a gutter system can help to protect the foundation of your home from the devastating effects of rainwater. It does this by guiding water away from the home's foundation, something that usually goes a long way towards reducing hydrostatic pressure buildup. By doing so, it usually ends up reducing the rate of foundation crack formation, basement water leaks, and even mold attacks in the home. However, these are benefits that one can only enjoy when his or her gutter system is properly maintained.
14 October 2016
Although Corian is an attractive and durable surface material, it's not very flexible—and if your home has recently been affected by area floods, a minor earthquake, or another foundation-shaking weather event, you may find yourself dealing with small cracks in the surface of your kitchen and bathroom countertops. What can you do to fix these blemishes yourself? Read on to learn more about the minor repairs you should be able to handle on your own, as well as a few situations in which professional help may be needed.