If you want to start building your brand-new deck but worry about an infestation of bugs, then there are a number of things that you can do to ensure that termites and beetles do not destroy your deck before you can enjoy your first barbeque. Keep reading to learn about a few of them. Choose Your Material Wisely If you have always wanted the traditional wood deck, then you definitely need to choose your materials as wisely as possible or pests may soon make a home in your new construction.
26 February 2019
You might think that you're just doing the environment a favor, but having an organic lawn is not only great for the environment, but can also be easier and less expensive. Use Native Plants The first step is to use grass that is native to your area. Whenever you try to grow anything that isn't native to your climate, it will take more effort to keep the plant alive. It may require more fertilizer and you may need pest control methods to combat pests that your non-native lawn is not hardy against.
14 January 2019
Hurricanes are terrible natural disasters that can devastate everything in their path. Unfortunately, sometimes what's in their path is your home! While you can't completely eliminate the risk of a hurricane, you can do your best to prepare for one. Here are four tips to help you keep your home safe during a hurricane: 1. Take patio furniture inside. Hurricanes feature winds that blow at over 74 miles per hour. At that speed, wind can pick up unsecured items and hurl them as projectiles.
4 December 2018
With home ownership can come expenses associated with keeping your property maintained and in good repair. To keep your home in good repair, it is necessary to get on any problems as they occur and not defer them for another time. When you have a service agreement contract for areas of your home that are prone to problems, this can help alleviate the cost and provide a trained technician to quickly come and repair the problem.
19 October 2018
When it comes to remodeling your bathroom, you will want to make sure that you are spending a little bit of time thinking of all of the different things you can do to improve it as much as possible. If you have found yourself having a little hard time with this, you can simply make use of some of the following ideas. Add More Natural Light Whether you simply want to be able to see more in your bathroom without having to increase your electric bill or you want natural light so you can easily do your makeup, you will want to have as much of it as you can.
10 September 2018
You may have admired little "tiny homes" in the area only to discover that they're in fact recreational vehicles. Park model recreational vehicles are a few hundred square feet, similar to other RVs, but look less like vehicles and more like houses. Park models can work out as a temporary or vacation home because they're so affordable; you can even rent a spot inside RV parks instead of needing an entire lot.
22 July 2018
If you're looking to transform the function and aesthetics of your backyard, consider using limestone pavers to create unique pathways. They'll help you create the perfect walkways around different backyard features, and this material comes with so many benefits. 1. Durable Since these pavers are being placed outside, they need to be durable and capable of holding up in virtually in weather element that they come across. You can rest assured your pavers will stand the test of time when they're made out of limestone.
14 June 2018
Granite countertops are a very popular option among homeowners these days, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. One of the biggest advantages you'll enjoy when you have granite countertops installed in your home is the long-lasting durability that comes with this material. Still, no countertop material is 100% maintenance-free, and there are some things you should know about caring for your granite countertops to keep them looking like new for many years to come.
29 April 2018
When it comes to staying warm, there are a lot of options for your home. While central heating is the main source of heat for most households, many also use fireplaces and other forms of heating to stay toasty. Pellet stoves are one way that many homeowners are heating their home. They are an efficient way to add additional heat to the space. If you are considering adding another heat source to your home, a pellet stove may be the right option for you.
18 March 2018
There are those who DIY stuff and do it right. Then there are those who DIY everything in the most wrong ways possible. When your self-done kitchen remodel looks bad, you need to fix it so that you have a very nice-looking kitchen again. Here are four things that are usually and utterly wrong with bad kitchen cabinets and how to fix them. The Hinges Are Installed Backwards If you can see most of the hinges on your cabinets on the outside of your cabinets, these were all installed incorrectly.
29 January 2018