How to Manage Critters Outside

Critters Outside

The friendly animals around your neighborhood might feel like they are part of the family however sometimes you have to manage the visits your friendly critters have on your home.  Eating your plants and digging up your yard are two big reasons why some critters just might have to move to your neighbor’s house.  Read More


5 Trendy Ways To Give Your Dreary Wall A Makeover

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Guest Blogger: Karen Fernandes 

Sometimes people get bored of their wall because they look too plain, so I’ve talked about a few ways they can make them look more attractive.

You don’t have to look at your boring walls every time you walk into your home. There are plenty of cool things you can do to make them stand out. And we’re going to go over some of those ideas today. You might not want to use them in certain areas of your home. But I’m sure you’ll find a way to accommodate one or two of them somewhere if you’re looking for something a bit different. Read More


Home Remodeling Projects: Swimming Pool

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If you live in warm weather climate, putting an in ground swimming pool can create a lot of fun, exercise and entertainment value for the family. A pool also comes with a lot of maintenance requirements and a number of safety precautions, so make sure you take all those things into account. There are a lot of decisions to make when planning for a swimming pool. The primary aspects are the location in the backyard, the general shape, and the depth of the swimming pool. In addition, usually a concrete or tile deck is planned and constructed around the pool. Oftentimes, when considering a swimming pool home remodel project, homeowners combine a pool with an outdoor patio or decking area. The type of pool and decking area will also depend on your established budget. Read More


5 Best Small Appliances For A New Home

Guest Blogger:  Vicky Clary

Moving into a new house is exciting, but also tends to be a considerable amount of work. As people slowly move their lives and belongings to a new residence, they often have several days, even weeks, while they wait for their new major appliances to be delivered while they struggle to unpack. There are certain small appliances that can be particularly helpful for new homeowners as they work to acquaint themselves with their new home. Here are a few that can help make the transition smoother and remain a great investment long after the last box is unpacked. Read More