If you don’t know much about carpet, you may not even realize that you have countless types to choose from. Of course, not all carpets are created equal, and carpet is usually a commitment you plan to keep in the home for some time. Here’s what’s hot in carpet right now. Recycled Carpet “Green” or […]
Gardening How-To Editor-in-Chief Kathy Childers offers tips on selecting plants for window boxes, preparing the window boxes for the potting-soil mixture and creating the most appealing arrangements.
When we are all tired after a long day at work or after exploring all the places and attractions of a new city, we can actually visualize ourselves sleeping on our bed. That’s the importance of a bed, they instantly give you a sense of relaxation and comfort. But do you know the different kind […]
A Step-by-step Guide To Building A Custom Log Home Log cabin homes possess the rustic charm and the quality craftsmanship home owners are looking for. Interest in building a custom log cabin, has increased among home buyers because of its sturdy construction and the new modern designs and amenities. Home buyers who are looking to […]
Mold and mildew refer to tiny microscopic fungi that exist nearly everywhere. Fungi do not require light to survive, since they do not perform photosynthesis. Rather, they reproduce through microscopic spores. Mold and mildew often appear as brown, green or black spots, and usually cause a musty smell. Mold and mildew typically grow in damp […]
Once prized in manufacturing for its durability and heat resistance, asbestos has now been classified as a carcinogen by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the World Health Organization. The use of asbestos in new construction in the U.S. is strictly regulated, but becuse it can be found in many older homes,schools and public […]
It can be perceived as an easy task to forget about, but for an homeowner who intends to avoid damage to their homes, they will not forget to clean their gutters. Note that gutters helps in getting snow melt and rainwater away from your home roof, foundation, and we both know that thwarting that effort […]
The benefits and uses of essential oils are endless. From alleviating allergies to promoting better sleep, essential oils are extremely effective as home remedies and can be smoothed onto the skin, added to a bath, or diffused into the air. Best of all, essential oils are safe to enjoy with no harmful chemicals or side […]
If you’ve ever grabbed a ladder and climbed up to the roof of your house, then you’ve probably noticed the huge amount of buildup and debris clogging your gutter system. From leaves and branches to dirt and dead bugs, gutters are a collection point for way more than just the rainwater they are designed to […]
Most herbs are naturally pest-resistant. But, some can still attract pests. Getting rid of pests can be done naturally. However, if the pests get out of hand and you can’t do things on your own, you may need to hire an expert in pest control.