7 June 2016
As you plan out a landscaping project for your yard or garden, you will need to carefully consider which plants to place where. Unfortunately, some of the most popular landscaping plants in use today are also aggressively invasive, spreading to native ecosystems and choking out their competition due to a lack of natural pressures. Rather than give these invasive species a chance to gain a foothold in your area, consider these more containable alternatives.
13 May 2016
When it comes to choosing windows that offer insulating benefits and a long lifespan, double-pane windows are a common choice. These windows feature two separate glass panes separated by a sealed layer of gas or air for insulation. Unfortunately, the seal that retains that air or gas may fail over time. If you don't know what to look for, you may miss it and find yourself with higher climate control costs due to the lost insulation.
19 April 2016
Self storage units can help you store all of those items that you just don't have the room to store in your home anymore but just can't bring yourself to part with. Unfortunately, one of the problems that you will have to contend with while storing these items is keeping pests out of your storage unit. Throughout the course of this brief guide, you will learn of some preventative measures you can take to ensure that pests don't make their way into your storage unit.
15 March 2016
If you suffer from allergies that won't go away no matter how much medicine you take, clean out your unused fireplace to get rid of mold. Sometimes, mold forms in unused fireplaces that become damp from moisture. Because unlit fireplaces tend to be dark, mold can grow without you ever knowing about it. Inhaling mold spores can cause or lead to allergies in some people. The symptoms of a mold allergy include watery eyes and nasal congestion.
15 February 2016
With all of the innovative kitchen appliances designed in the last few years, customizing your food-prep and cooking areas can save you time and help keep you healthy. There are a few quick and simple choices you can make to create your own updated, hi-tech kitchen. Consider the fresh-coffee-plus-fresh-air combo as an easy kitchen makeover: Start by kicking out stale air Proper ventilation is one often-overlooked detail that will help keep your home fresh and your kitchen comfy year round.
19 January 2016
If you feel like the water in the house isn't very high quality, and that you have unnecessarily high water bills, it's time to make some changes. There are some things that you can do to help improve and conserve the water. The water quality may not be fantastic, even if it comes from the city. This because of the filtration system the city uses, or because of the piping that carries the water.
22 December 2015
Roller shades provide a stylish and accommodating way to gain privacy in your home. While installing roller shades is usually simple, there are some potential problems that could arise after installation occurs. Here are three problems you might face, and some simple ways to correct them so that your roller shades will work properly. 1. When rolling up, the shade drifts to one side. Properly installed roller shades should roll up without drifting to one side or the other.