Live trees do present more of a fire risk than artificial trees, which can usually be attributed to a dry tree that lacks adequate water.
Use a pressure washer and your own cleaning products to get that shine back.
For homeowners, safety and accessibility are a main priority, particularly as it pertains to entry and exit points. Unfortunately, millions of homes are at risk, with 1 in 15 garages and 3 out of 4 gate systems lacking the latest safety features that ensure protection for everyone who comes into […]
Early fall is the best time to evaluate the condition of your home and prepare for the coming winter months. Here’s a list of problems areas and what to do.
It’s been a harsh winter in many parts of the country, but now that Spring is finally here it’s time to assess how much damage the ice, snow, water and cold has done to your home.
Enjoy your kitchen more by making use of every little space available.
Now that winter weather is here, you may find yourself in the midst of an ice storm. Besides creating incredibly hazardous driving conditions, ice storms are also dangerous because it doesn’t take much ice accumulation to bring down tree branches, power lines and cause other damage to property. Although you […]
Since most of us start our day in the bathroom, here are 5 tips for making the most out of that space.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that Americans spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. The EPA also advises that indoor air can be five times more polluted than outdoor air due to indoor air pollutants.
The heat is on, and hopefully your lawn is thriving. What worked in Spring doesn’t always work in Summer, so lawn equipment experts at Husqvarna shared some tips and best practices for peak summer season lawn maintenance.
Use a cordless drill and masonry bit to deal with tough caliche dirt.
Summer is a prime time for traveling. And while you’re packing and preparing, we suggest taking some time to make sure your home is protected while you’re away.
Follow these tips for developing a winning relationship with your designer (or client)
Buying furniture online can be tricky, here’s a handy guide.
Tips from the Pros for cleaning your windows for a transparent shine.
Get your life back in order as soon as possible with these tips for unpacking.
What is home sealing and weatherization and why should you take action?
I love books…the way they smell, the way they look, the way they feel. Even when I’m not engaged in the physical act of reading, I love having books around me. From a design perspective, books add warmth and interest to any room. They make a personal statement and generate […]
Preserve your Christmas Tree as long as possible with this recipe
These simple steps will provide more heat from your fireplace this winter.
When we moved into our century-old home and began our then-minor-now-major renovations, we realized something slightly terrifying about our original to the house solid wood door. Moreover, the picture window in the door. Somehow at inspection, we had failed to notice that there wasn’t real glass in the door, but […]
Before a petty disagreement turns into an all out war, consider these 5 ways to handle neighborhood disputes.