• A Guide To Caring For And Maintaining Your Heater

    3 May 2016

    Your HVAC system takes up a great deal of the energy that your home uses, as experts suggest that it accounts for 48 percent of your home energy. There are a few steps for maintaining your heater that will help you be a good steward of this energy, keep your home warm and guarantee longevity for the HVAC system as a whole. These four tips below will help you to that end. 

  • 5 Cleaning Tips That Will Keep Cockroaches Away From Your Kitchen

    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.

  • Tips for Applying Mulch to Strawberry Plants

    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.

  • Choosing Between Side, Back, And Customized Pillows For The Combination Side/Back Sleeper

    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.

  • 3 Reasons To Hire A Property Management Company

    12 January 2016

    If you own rental property, you will want to have the least stress possible when it comes to renting out your unit. This can be a challenging thing to do, and it's ideal to rely on the expertise of a property manager to help you. By knowing three reasons to hire this type of company, you may be more motivated to do so. Reason #1: Screen tenants The best way for you to have as little stress as possible is by getting the right tenant.

  • Make A Decorative Lantern With Your Child

    16 December 2015

    If you and your child are bored on a rainy day, make a decorative lantern with them by completing the following steps. Hang the lantern from a hook inside of your home or outdoors in an area that you and your child often spend time in so that you both can enjoy the attractive lighting. Materials glass jar or plastic jug detergent scrub brush  water stencils two-sided tape poster paint paintbrushes small dishes marbles LED light wire wire cutters Clean The Jar And Paint Its Exterior

  • 4 Kitchen Appliances You Must Have In Your Kitchen To Make Cooking Easier

    20 November 2015

    If spending time in your kitchen preparing a meal sounds more like a punishment than a fun experience, there are appliances you can buy to help make preparing meals easier. Here are 4 appliances you should have in your kitchen if cooking just isn't your thing or you want to make the process of handling garlic, grating cheese, and other cooking tasks simpler. Garlic press Peeling fresh cloves of garlic can leave your hands smelly, and it's difficult to successfully peel off all those layers of papery skin to get the garlic within.

  • 5 Unique Ways To Decorate Your Staircase This Holiday Season

    27 October 2015

    With the holidays quickly approaching, it's time to break out the winter decor and create a unique and personalized look for your home. One of the most eye-catching and dramatic ways you can create a holiday feel is to decorate your staircase railings. Whether you have a simple modular staircase or have built your staircase with stair railing kits, you can create a beautiful holiday look for your stairs with these simple yet breathtaking ideas.

  • Think Gardens Are Just For Flowers? 6 Things You Can Learn From Your Garden

    7 October 2015

    You can learn a lot from your garden. Not just what plants grow well, or which ones do better in the shade. Real, honest-to-goodness lessons can be learned from your garden. If you're wondering what you could possibly learn about life from the gardens in your yard, take a look. Here are four important lessons you can learn just by planting a garden. Failure Isn't Fatal For the most part, humans have a belief that there's no room for failure.

  • Three Great Benefits Of Patio Awnings

    9 September 2015

    Homeowners should always be looking to add fixtures and design elements. When it comes to your outdoor areas, you can spruce up your home and add value to it by purchasing a nice set of patio awnings. A high quality home and garden business will be able to sell you any style of patio awnings that you need. If you want to learn more about just what these awnings can do for your property, keep reading.