2017

  • Tips For Spotting Winter Damage To Your Landscaping

    Once you've invested in your landscaping, you'll want to preserve that investment by taking proper care of your trees and shrubs through the winter. Sure, your flowers and other plants are made to go dormant or be moved inside, but trees and shrubs are exposed to the winter weather all season long. Before spring hits, you should be aware of the warning signs that your landscape suffered winter weather damage. [Read More]

  • 3 FAQs Regarding Scrap Metal Recycling

    If you have a lot of trash in your garage or backyard, you may be considering renting a dumpster and hauling it all to the dump. However, before you do that, separate your trash from your scrap metal. Scrap metal like that found in old appliances and copper wiring can be taken to recycling facilities and exchanged for cash. If you want to know more about scrap metal recycling, you need to check out these three frequently asked questions. [Read More]

  • 4 Ways To Remodel Your Master Closet Into The Walk-In Of Your Dreams

    Remodeling your master bedroom? While you may be giving a lot of thought to things like the lighting, windows, décor, and bathroom luxuries, the closet may not get the attention it deserves. But a dream walk-in closet can turn an ordinary bedroom into a true haven of relaxation and organization. To help you with your dream closet remodel, here are 4 tips for any homeowner: Add Organization.  Simply remodeling the closet to add more space won't help you much if it quickly devolves into a disorganized mess. [Read More]

  • Picking The Right Countertop For Your Home

    They say that the heart of the home is the kitchen, and in most cases that is very true. The kitchen is one of the places that brings families together. Not only does the kitchen mean a lot to the family but a nice kitchen can add a great deal of value to the home. If you have a sub par kitchen and then perform a remodel, you can expect the value of your home to go up. [Read More]

  • 3 Ways To Get Ready For House Painters

    If you are getting ready to have the outside of your house professionally painted, you may want to do what you can to make it easier for the house painters to do their job. The easier their job is, the quicker it will get done, and the quicker your house will look good.  Remove Things You are going to want to make sure that you remove anything that's attached to the side of your house. [Read More]

  • How To Make Your AC Unit Colder

    There are some days when it might feel like your air conditioner just isn't able to work hard enough to keep your home cold. This can be caused by a multitude of factors. Your air conditioner might not be sized properly for your home. Or, your air conditioner might need to be repaired or replaced. But until you can have your air conditioner replaced, there things you can do to make your AC colder. [Read More]

  • Two Reasons Why Now Is a Great Time to Waterproof Your Basement

    Unless you have a fully finished basement, it can be easy to neglect this most important part of your house. You may go into the space only when you need to wash clothing or when you find that there's a problem with your water heater. However, if you don't pay much attention to your basement, you could be making a grave error. Your basement plays a vital role in many aspects of your home life. [Read More]

  • The Best Type Of Plants For Your Xeriscape Backyard Design

    Many regions such as California are experiencing drought conditions in recent years, and this means having to conserve water. While it is important to save as much water as possible, you may still want to have a beautiful garden. There is a relatively new concept in gardening called Xeriscaping – a water conserving landscaping that is perfect for areas where drought is a concern. Here are some of the best plants and flowers you can use if you opt for a Xeriscape landscape. [Read More]