• 4 Things to Consider When Planning on Adding an Elevator to Your Home

    23 November 2016

    If you need to add an elevator to your home to provide access to all levels for all members of your family, here are four things you need to take into consideration. #1 Machine Room Depending on the type of elevator that you install, you are going to need to add a machine room. Machine rooms are generally necessary if you plan on installing a hydraulic elevator.  The machine room does not have to be on the main level of your home; it can be in the attic above your elevator.

  • 4 Telltale Signs That Your Basement May Need Waterproofing

    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.

  • Need A Change In Your Living Room? 2 Tips To Do It On A Budget And Still Make Big Changes

    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.

  • Three Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Topsoil

    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.

  • 3 Reasons To Trim Your Trees Before Fall

    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

  • 3 Tips For Controlling Those Pesky Weeds In Your Flower Garden

    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.

  • 3 Unique Ways To Use Natural Stone In Your Home

    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.