When thinking about summer, the Greek Islands come to mind. The Greek Islands are surrounded by water, beach, ruins and beautiful sunsets. Some of the Greek homes are built into sides of mountains or along portions of beach. Because these homes are surrounded by water, using what you have on the island to decorate a home is common. When Read more
Understanding the details of your home can help you understand your overall financial budgets. Understanding the value of your home, the value of the contents in your home, your monthly expenses, your home’s maintenance costs, and your home improvement projects spend will help you better understand the true costs to help manage your home. This infographic shows you more details about home finances and how you can properly view them.
With the end of summer comes the change in seasons and the change in our outdoor flowers. You can still have a nice looking yard without the beautiful colored blooms by simply deadheading or removing the flowers that are now past their prime. A clean yard is still a nice yard. Deadheading can also help the flowers show regrowth Read more
No one goes to the grocery store to relax after a long day at work, but you have to eat, right? But what if there’s another way to get food that doesn’t involve long checkout lines or arguments with your kids over sugary cereals?
Clean eating is a hot trend, and the current debate over GMO foods can be enough to scare anyone into growing their own produce. But besides Read more
Putting a hot tub in your backyard can be a great project. It can provide a relaxing environment to reduce stress and a water therapy environment to loosen sore muscles from either work or working out. With fall and winter around the corner, what a great time to use a hot tub. Did you ever jump into a hot tub when the air is chilly to create a must for your senses? Now is time to start thinking of adding a hot tub to get it in time for fall and winter.
There are several ways to install a hot tub however a common installation is to put the hot tub above ground and surround it with deck as well as a trellis Read more
Guest Blogger: Wes Wernette
In the United States, more than 2 million burglaries happen every year, with the highest percentage of break-ins occurring during the summer months. And it’s not difficult to see why. June, July, and August bring:
- Vacation season: many homes remain empty for weeks
- Heat waves: non-vacationers keep doors and windows open more often
- Home renovation projects: ladders and tools are left lying around
Clothes dryers spark 15,000 fires every year according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. These fires are usually a result of lint and debris build up in your dryer vent, reducing air flow to the dryer snd backing up dryer exhaust gases. It is important for the safety of your home to clean out the lint in your dryer duct to remove this potentially dangerous Read more