27 October 2016
Your basement doesn't necessarily need to completely flood to show that it needs to be waterproofed. Long before any more flooding occurs, a basement may reveal signs that it isn't impervious to water damage. Here are some telltale signs of a damp basement that needs to be waterproofed. 1. Water Stains Along the Wall Unclean standing water, such as that from rainwater or river water, will leave telltale stains along the wall.
3 October 2016
If you are tired of the way your living room looks but it is not in your budget for a complete remodel, there are still some things you can do. You will not even have to pay a lot of money, and you will be amazed at how different your living room will look when you are finished. Keep reading to learn of two different ways you can change your home, so you can determine if this is something that would work well for you.
7 September 2016
Topsoil is a fertile soil that can be used to improve gardens or lawns, but there are a lot of myths circulating about this product. Here are three myths that you should not believe about topsoil. Topsoil can't contain weed seeds You may have heard that topsoil can't contain weed seeds, but this is just a myth. To understand why this is the case, you need to understand how topsoil is made.
11 August 2016
With fall quickly approaching, it's a good idea to wrap up any last-minute things that need to be done in your yard. For example, if you have not had your trees pruned yet, it's a good idea to hire a tree service to come out and do so before the temperatures start dropping and the leaves start changing. Below are a few reasons why. 1. Cut Down on Fall Clean-Up
20 July 2016
Weeds seem to pop up everywhere and in some cases grow much better than the flowers. Pulling them out seems futile when you come out the next day to find even more. Weeds can cause damage to a flower garden because they steel moisture from the plants. If you use fertilizer for your flowers, the weeds also steel nutrients from them. One of the best ways to keep weeds away is to keep an eye on your garden.
25 June 2016
When it comes to resurfacing your fireplace or updating the flooring in your home, natural stone can be an obvious choice. The beauty and durability of natural stone has allowed this material to become popular among homeowners; but, it's important to recognize that stone can also be versatile for smaller projects. Here are three unique ways that your can use natural stone in your home and landscaping. 1. Add personality to your kitchen island.
27 May 2016
Dealing with a rodent problem in your home can often be quite difficult and stressful, mostly because those types of infestations are usually very resilient. However, a professional pest control service can make it much easier to deal with. Listed below are three reasons why you should consider hiring a professional to deal with your rodent infestation. Humane Methods One big reason to hire a professional for rodent control is if you want to make sure that the rodents are removed from your home in a humane manner.
6 April 2016
Spotting a cockroach in your home can be quite the disgusting sight, and it will most likely motivate you to hire an exterminator. Even after the pests have been eliminated, you still need to do your part in keeping the kitchen clean. Try following these 5 tips to stop cockroaches from coming back. Take Your Trash Out Every Day A simple way to keep the cockroaches and various pests away from your home's kitchen is to keep the trash away from your kitchen.
7 March 2016
As the spring weather starts to warm things up, it's time to start thinking about your garden. If you have strawberry plants or are planting some for the first time this year, you'll need to make sure that you have the right mulch for the base of the plants. Mulch is important for protecting the roots of strawberry plants throughout the season, but you need to be selective. Here's a look at what you should know about selecting and using mulch for strawberry plants.
4 February 2016
Take a look at the pillow section in most department stores and you'll see pillows made in all sorts of firmness levels and sizes. These levels and sizes are usually linked to particular sleeping positions, like best for back sleepers and best for side sleepers. But if you're a combination sleeper, someone who turns a lot and doesn't have a single preferred sleep position, you could end up choosing the wrong pillow.