Every person could be a bit greener and better to the environment. While you probably look for energy-efficient appliances to outfit your home and make it a point to turn off the lights when you're not using them, there are things you can do on the outside of your home as well. Learn how using reclaimed water for your irrigation system can benefit the environment and even your budget. Reclaimed Water
10 December 2018
After having a quartz countertop installed in your kitchen, you may be thrilled with how the natural stone complements your decor. However, to keep the beauty of your quartz countertops, make sure you avoid making the following mistakes while using and caring for them. Cutting Directly on the Counter Before your quartz countertops were installed, you may have had stainless steel or tile counters that were so old that you no longer cared about scratching them.
29 October 2018
Whether it is a vegetable garden, your flower beds, or a grassy lawn, seeing weeds growing up, taking away the nutrients, and blocking the sun is maddening and frustrating. It can be difficult to get rid of the weeds without harming anything else growing in the area. Getting down on your hands and knees and pulling all the weeds is time-consuming and, for many people, painful. It is actually better and easier to prevent the weeds from emerging in the first place.
20 September 2018
If you look at some of the homes in your neighborhood and elsewhere throughout your area, you might notice small, square-shaped vents near the tops of the homes. If your home does not have these, then you should know that they can be a great investment. These are a few reasons to install these vents on your home. 1. They're Affordable For one thing, if you're on a budget when it comes to making renovations to your home, then you might be unsure of whether or not you can afford square gable vents.
5 August 2018
When you step outside and notice that the seasons have started to change, you know that summer is indeed on its way. Just imagining the way the heat feels on your skin makes you extra grateful for the air conditioning system in your home. However, if you live in an older house, there's a strong possibility that the AC system is very out-of-date. Even if it still happens to blow out cool air, it still might be time for you to usher in a replacement.
25 June 2018
Window treatments do more than just block sunlight from entering into the room. They can completely change the style of your home in addition to being a great way to protect your home from harmful UV rays. Because of this, it's important to select the window treatments for your home's windows carefully. You want to make sure that you choose window treatments that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Here are three things to consider when it comes to window treatment design.
12 May 2018
There are few things that liven up a garden like a well-kept stone path. Because a stone path can take some effort to install, you want to plan it out carefully. A stone path is going to be the path that most people (and animals) take through your garden. Here are some of the major points to consider. What Material Do You Want? Garden paths can be made with brick, concrete pavers, natural stone, or concrete designed to look like natural stone.
24 March 2018
For many years, the gutter system that surrounds the perimeter of the roof of a home has been the basic way to route water out away from the roof and into the ground. Not a whole lot has changed in gutter design, other than style and material, but what has changed is how the gutter system can utilize the water being collected. In a society where there is more emphasis than ever placed on utilizing natural resources at home, gutter water could be highly beneficial to some homeowners.
11 February 2018