21 March 2017
Deer are gorgeous animals, but they can really wreak havoc on your lawn, garden, and landscaping. Many homeowners have taken drastic measures to prevent deer from damaging their property, from diversion tactics to sound repellent. Although these measures can work, a good, solid fence is going to provide much better protection. The following are some things to keep in mind when considering a fence: Taller Is Not Always Better One thing to know about deer is the fact that they can jump many feet in the air and can easily leap over any standard sized fence.
3 November 2016
As a homeowner, appliance issues are a common concern. If you have a water heater, then the concern may be a leak coming directly from the tank itself. While many leaks cannot be fixed and require you to get a brand new water tank, you probably want to avoid this if you can. After all, a water heater with a tank can cost around $900 to install. If your water heater is leaking water near the control panel of the device, then the device is likely leaking fluid around the heating element.
21 June 2016
If you use cranes within your business, you know that once you purchase one you have a piece of machinery that has a useful lifespan that can exceed 12 years. Depending on the working conditions, and the amount of use, your machine may last much longer than that. While a long life may be good for your bottom dollar, you will miss out on many of the technological advances that will come with newer equipment.
20 June 2016
Collectible screen prints are popular with buyers and sellers across the United States, and these collectors often choose to ship prints to other people by courier. It isn't particularly expensive to use a courier service for these transactions, but if you don't pack the prints properly, they are liable to end up at their destination with signs of damage. Here are four reasons why. The tube you chose was too small or too thin
15 June 2016
Putting a fence up around your yard is a great way to protect your home and gain more privacy, but there are so many types of fences to choose from. Vinyl fencing is one option you may want to consider. Vinyl fencing offers many benefits, and it is easy to maintain. In addition, you can paint vinyl fencing if you ever want to change the color of your fence or restore a brand-new look to it.
15 June 2016
If your kitchen has always felt a little small, when the time to remodel comes around, you'll want to do all that you can to maximize on the space you do have. Here are four tips for remodeling a small kitchen in a way that feels less cramped and more efficient. Go Floor-to-Ceiling When you are short on horizontal space, you need to make the most of your vertical space. Opt for floor-to-ceiling cabinets wherever possible.
15 June 2016
From wood decks and screened porches to a patio and outdoor kitchen, there are many options available to create an appealing and functional outdoor living space. Considering a patio can add an estimated 12.4 percent to your home's value, this outdoor living space can be a worthwhile investment. Unfortunately, you may not be able to install a concrete patio in a safe, effective manner. If you are a homeowner pouring a concrete patio, consider using these tips to ensure your project is completed safely.
15 June 2016
Once you find a contractor you trust and hire them to begin work on your roof, you may think that the majority of your job is done. However, if you want to make sure that things will go as planned, it is important that you check in with the roofing crew the first day they arrive to work on your home. This way, you can make sure that all of the aspects of your contract are being followed and there will not be any issues with the work on your home.
9 June 2016
Expecting a new baby is an exciting time for most parents, and one of the most exciting tasks to do before the new baby is born is to set up the nursery. One of your first decisions that will allow you to begin designing your nursery is which colors you will use. Before you get swept into the pastel pinks and blues of traditional nurseries, you should consider these five tips for selecting nursery colors that will benefit everyone in your family.
8 June 2016
When you are planting garden vegetables or new landscaping beds in your yard, make sure you add a mulch layer over the soil. Mulching has many benefits for your soil, which help to promote the growth of your plants. Here is information about why you should mulch and tips to help you do it. Improve Your Landscaping Laying mulch over the top of your soil can add many benefits to your landscaping or gardening. First, mulch prevents weeds from growing in your soil, stealing water and nutrients from your plants.