22 June 2021
If you're building a tiny home for your aging parents, and you want to include a fireplace, make sure you choose the right type. You might think that a wood fireplace is the best option for your mother-in-law suite, but that might not be the case. Wood fireplaces do provide beauty and ambiance to any home. However, if you're building your tiny home for your aging parents, you'll want to think about their specific needs, which is where the gas fireplace comes into the picture.
9 March 2021
if you are a young adult, officially on your own and in your own place, then it is time to start building up the tools that will aid you throughout life — literal tools. Every living space needs a proper toolkit for those little jobs like hanging a picture or putting together furniture, as well as for more detailed jobs like shutting a stuck water valve while waiting for a maintenance tech to arrive.
4 December 2020
Country and rustic décor themes have become increasingly popular with homeowners. One of the cutest and most versatile items that you can incorporate into this kind of home décor is glass mason jar sets. Many people fail to realize the potential of these jars. Here are a few different ways that you can use mason jars around your home to enhance your home's rustic country décor. Light Bulb Enclosures If you have hanging lights in your home, you can cover those bulbs with mason jars to create a unique and adorable light fixture.
2 September 2020
If you have a screened pool enclosure, you need to pay close attention to it. Any type of damage can make the enclosure less safe and secure. Routine maintenance can help to extend the life of your screened pool enclosure. It's also important to take care of repairs in a timely manner. Unfortunately, many pool owners don't know how to identify problems that require repairs. Here are four signs that your screened pool enclosure needs to be repaired.
13 July 2020
If you haven't inspected your gutters lately, you may have missed some warning signs. It's not enough to clean your gutters once a year. You also need to inspect your gutters for damage. When your gutters are damaged, they can't give your home the protection they need. Unfortunately, that means you might be at an increased risk for water damage. Before the rainy season arrives again, give your gutters a thorough inspection.
22 May 2020
Your outdoor space is a great way to soak up some vitamin D and also enjoy the fresh air on a regular basis. However, the sun and rain may limit your ability to enjoy the nature you have in your own backyard, but with a canopy covering you can improve its use and your ability to enjoy it. Here are some tips to make your outdoor space more comfortable and enjoyable during the weather conditions of summer.
26 March 2020
Light switches and outlets are boring, right? They serve a purpose, and we must have them in our homes, but they do not have to be boring. In fact, there are many different covers and plates you can find out there that are unique and can become part of your room design. Wooden Cover Plates If you are looking for outlet covers or switch plates that will accent the style of a home, there are many period-specific designs that you can use to bring the look or feel of a time-period to your home.
7 February 2020
Not all cowboy hats come from Texas, but few symbols represent the state more. If you're in Texas, a cowboy hat may be the souvenir you want to bring home. It may even represent a Texas-themed gift for a loved one. Find out how to choose the ideal cowboy hat for yourself or as a gift. Look for the X-Rating Cowboy hats have X-ratings that have nothing to do with that theater down the alley.
11 December 2019
The holiday season is the time to set up a Christmas tree and maybe get a nice fire going in the fireplace. But these holiday activities could also leave your house open to a pest invasion if you're not careful. Here are some tips to help keep your home pest-free well into the New Year. Inspect That Tree Closely Before You Bring It In If you love bringing a live tree into your home every year for Christmas, make sure there is nothing else living inside of it before you bring it in.
24 October 2019
If you're like most busy homeowners, you enjoy spending time in the kitchen preparing meals for the family table. However, that time is likely to be limited due to employment and/or family obligations, so naturally, you want to keep cleaning and maintenance tasks to a minimum. You probably already know that amenities such as backsplashes and self-cleaning ovens help busy homeowners cut down on kitchen chores, but they aren't the only strategies.