• 3 Important Considerations To Make When Buying An Emergency Generator

    5 March 2016

    Losing access to power during a natural disaster can be troubling. If you don't want to be without access to electricity in the future, investing in an emergency generator for your home can be beneficial. To ensure that you get the right generator to meet your needs, here are three considerations that you should make before finalizing your purchase. 1. If you live in an area where gasoline prices are high, consider a generator that runs on liquid propane.

  • Don't Let A Bed Bug Infestation Overtake Your Home

    2 February 2016

    If you're dealing with a bed bug infestation in your home, you know that this problem can take away all the comfort and enjoyment that generally comes from resting on your own bed. Although it might seem grim right now, you can eradicate this problem and, more importantly, prevent this type of infestation from reoccurring. However, this all begins with knowing exactly what to do. Prepare Your Home After discovering the infestation and calling a pest specialist, it's time to prepare.

  • 5 Reasons To Consider Installing A Water Softener At Your Home

    11 January 2016

    A water softener is a small appliance that can be attached to your home's existing plumbing system to remove minerals and other unwanted elements from your water supply, leaving you with a "soft" water supply that's more pure. Typically, a water softener costs a few thousand dollars, which is no small sum of money for most homeowners. Still, the benefits you can enjoy from having a soft water supply at your home may make it well worth the cost.

  • How To Create An Elegant Bedroom

    16 December 2015

    Whether you are a busy person who works outside of the home or whether you're a stay-at-home-mom, it's great to know that you can retreat into your bedroom area for some peace and quiet. If you are wanting to establish a feeling of elegance in the room, here are some ideas that might inspire you to create something unique and lovely. The Floors - Of course, carpet is one good choice.

  • Three Simple Decorating Ideas For A Backyard Party

    20 November 2015

    Whether you are hosting a small, intimate wedding or you are throwing a summer fete, decorating your backyard helps to set the tone for the event. Here are a few simple ideas you can use to bring a beautiful, festive look to your backyard area. Paper Lanterns Paper lanterns offer a beautiful way to decorate your space for a party. There are several ways you can add these lanterns to your party area.

  • Answering Rodent Control Questions Homeowners Often Have

    26 October 2015

    Mice have the potential to cause a great deal of damage to your home as well as spreading diseases to your family members. Despite the prevalence of this threat, there are many homeowners that are ill-informed about mice. This can make it difficult for them to make informed decisions about this problem. If you have little experience with handling a mouse problem, you might benefit from the following answers for fairly routine questions.

  • Preparing For An Organized Move: Tips For Moving To A Storage Unit Quickly

    8 September 2015

    There may come a time in life when you suddenly find that you have to move with little to no notice. This can result in the need to put your belongings into self-storage for a period of time until you can get placed into your next home. Even if you are in a rush to get your things moved, it is important to take a few minutes to carefully orchestrate the move so that you don't end up losing or damaging a lot of your property.

  • Remove That Horrible Odor From Your Carpet

    11 August 2015

    Does your carpet stink? After looking around your home for the source of an unpleasant odor, you might notice that it is actually your carpet that stinks. Depending on the source of the odor, such as mold, you may need to have your carpet replaced. However, there might be simpler ways to remove odors from your carpet. Spray Vinegar Vinegar can eliminate bad odors. You may not like how vinegar smells, but the smell of vinegar dissipates after it dries.

  • Native Landscaping Planning

    24 July 2015

    It may be tempting when choosing a native landscaping design to stop mowing the lawn and just let nature "take over." However, native landscaping requires planning and purposeful implementation, just like non-native landscaping. These tips will help you pick the right native landscaping plants for your yard while also helping you plan the perfect landscaping design for your needs.  Match the Plants to the Conditions Just because a plant is native to your state doesn't mean that plant is native to your specific region.

  • 4 Tips For Choosing Curtain Colors

    26 June 2015

    Curtains not only protect your privacy and block unwanted sunlight, but also play an important role in your home decor. While many buyers simply choose curtains in their favorite shades, or pick colors that look good hanging in the showroom, a better strategy is to consider the impact that different curtain colors will have on your home. Check out these four tips to help you select colors you'll love. Blending In