If you have a hectic lifestyle, the last thing you’ll have time for is taking care of high-maintenance plants. Instead, choose our suggested plants, which require the least possible care. Even those of us with the busiest lives – and blackest thumbs – should be able to maintain them with minimal effort.
The most likely source of drafts coming into your home is gaps around windows and doors. Other draft causes could include missing siding or insulated glass that has that has sprung a leak. In general, as a home wears, the more likely it is to develop drafts and air leaks.
As temperatures drop, what could be nicer than sitting in front of a fireplace watching TV or reading? If you have or will have a fireplace or wood-burning or pellet stove in your home, though, you should be attuned to the hazards of a fire occurring in the chimney.
Real estate agents constantly stress how the most important room in your home is the kitchen or master bedroom. While these areas are definitely key, most people know that a house isn't a home unless you have a kick-butt media room to watch sports, movies, and TV series
As images of the Great Pumpkin, Halloween, and Thanksgiving awaken your creativity, think of all the festive ways you can welcome fall into your home. So, with the days getting shorter and cooler temps prevailing, say goodbye to summer and celebrate the wonders of fall with these decorative touches.
Interior decorating is an essential part of owning a home and making it really feel like your own. And it all begins with picking a color scheme. We cover eight of the most essential tips on how to choose color schemes to make your interior decorating projects that much easier.
Fall is the best time to prepare your home – inside and out – for winter’s challenges and can help you save money on costly repairs by preventing damage before it happens. Fall maintenance can seem daunting, but most of it actually involves simple prep work and cleaning.
Now is the time to install solar panels at your home. Why? Prices are down because of government incentives; there are leasing arrangements and power purchase agreements that reduce or eliminate upfront costs; the technology is improving, some home centers have booths/kiosks touting solar electric installations; and more …
Can you imagine a home with just a gate, paved driveway, and paths without flowers, shrubs, and greenery? Or one with untrimmed hedges, grass, and trees? You can create a more attractive and appealing space by blending hard and soft landscape features. Here are 7 finishing touches for home landscaping.
Perhaps that “Zen-like” state before a new school year begins is just a pipe dream. However, the way you organize home and kids can be the difference between chaos and order. So roll up those sleeves and check out these helpful ideas in getting your home back-to-school ready. Perhaps that “Zen-like” state before a new school year begins is just a pipe dream. However, the way you organize home and kids can be the difference between chaos and order. So roll up those sleeves and check out these helpful ideas in getting your home back-to-school ready.