Category: House & Home

Hard Flooring Made Easy

Carpeted floors might feel nice to walk on, but they come with a lot of downsides. Vacuuming and shampooing are a hassle for busy families. It stresses out your pets and consumes electricity. Carpet also stains easily and holds in dust and allergens that lower the air quality in your home. It’s no surprise that

What To Do When Your Central Air Conditioner Breaks

So, your central air conditioning unit has stopped working properly. Hopefully, you’re not in the middle of a heatwave. If you are, fear not because there are plenty of round-the-clock companies willing to come out and take a look at your unit. Read the tips below on steps to take if your central air conditioning

How Do Fire Sprinkler Systems Work?

Have you ever looked up at a fire sprinkler and wondered how it works? Though all you see is a funny-looking gadget, there is more to the system behind the walls and ceiling. Here’s all you need to know about this vital fire-stopping apparatus.  What Are Fire Sprinkler Systems? If you own a business, you

How To Take Care of Your Trees

Trees are gorgeous things that can live for thousands of years. They grow tall and sometimes produce hundreds of pounds of fruit. If you want to see your trees do that well, you’ll need to take care of them. Just like humans, trees need the right amount of attention, nutrients and care to thrive. So,

Make These Adjustments for an Eco-Friendly Home

Recent years have unearthed a ton of information on just how dangerous mankind’s impact on the environment has been. From oil spills to large businesses that devour all available resources, there are untold problems facing the future. While most of these problems can be solved with effort, those in charge are moving at a slow pace

Moving to a New Town With Children

Picking up your house and moving to a new area can be overwhelming for you. However, when you have children, and they must transition into a scary new life without the comfort of friends, it can be devastating. There are some ways you can ease that discomfort your child may face and help them transition

Signs It Is Time To Remodel Your Home

Each year, thousands of homeowners in the United States take on remodeling projects. Not only can the right remodeling project add appeal to a home, it can also make it more valuable. If you are an inexperienced homeowner, you may be intimidated at the thought of taking on one of these projects.  You need to realize that

3 Important Commands To Teach Your Dog

Dog training has two different components: commands and tricks. Tricks are fun and entertaining but they don’t really serve any practical purpose. Commands, on the other hand, are vital skills that dogs need to learn for their own safety and well-being, as well as that of the people around them. Teaching your dog commands by

Different Ways to Finish Wooden Decks

When it is beautiful outside, and you want to have some friends over for a BBQ, a raised wood deck offers a place to congregate and eat. These spaces add another living room and dining area to your home. There are many products available to seal, stain or paint your deck. But, which is the right one?

Backyard Lighting Tips

Well placed lighting can transform your backyard into a nighttime oasis. When it is dark outside, people naturally congregate in lit spaces. Expand your entertainment space by lighting wandering pathways and secret gardens throughout your yard. Being outside should be an experience, so use lighting to highlight the best features of your yard.  Water Features If you

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