If you want to heat your home with wood, you will need to select a wood stove or fireplace insert to do the job for you. There are different types of stoves on the market that you may want to look at, and an excellent place to start looking is a wood stove showroom where a stove sales rep can walk you through features and designs that may be best suited to your needs.
12 April 2021
When you're ready to get your yard back in shape after a long winter, one of the things you may want to do is put down new mulch in your flower beds, around trees, and along pathways in your yard. Mulch helps control temperature and moisture around your plants so they get off to a healthy start and stay protected all spring and summer. Here's a look at why wood chips are a good choice in mulch, how you can buy them, and how you can put them around your yard.
13 January 2021
Trees growing in your yard give many benefits, such as shade in the summer, a wind break in the winter, homes for wildlife, and a boost to your property's value. But in order to plant and take the best care of your trees, you may need some extra knowledge of care and the help of a professional tree service. Here are some tips to help you care for your trees and promote healthy growth and improvement to your yard's landscaping.
6 October 2020
Vinyl shutters, whether they are fully functional are purely decorative, are usually considered maintenance-free. Although they aren't prone to rot or the other issues sometimes encountered by wood shutters, vinyl does need some minor maintenance to remain looking its best. The following tips can help you maintain your vinyl shutters, or even give them a facelift if they begin to look dated. Tip #1: Remove hidden dirt The slats on your shutters tend to collect dust, dirt, and spider webs.
30 November 2016
Rain chains generally collect rain water and allow it to trickle down to the ground or into a collection pail, whichever you choose. If your intent is to use rain chains to collect rain water for personal use, you will still have to purify it if you are going to drink it. Here are some tips and tricks to purify the rain water your rain chains help you collect. Active Carbon Filters with Silver
10 November 2016
Wholesale beads can be used in a variety of ways. If you are ordering some beads, you can be very creative in how you use them from decorating clothing to using them outside. Below are four things to help you get started. Embellish A Jacket If you have a boring jacket, using wholesale beads can really dress it up and make it stand out. When you get it finished, it will look like a totally different jacket.
12 October 2016
If you have experienced several drain clogs in the recent year and are tired of paying a plumber to clean your lines, you may want to take the necessary steps to find out why you keep having these problems. You can do this by hiring a plumbing company to perform a routine type of maintenance that involves a drain camera. This camera is used to locate problems, and it can be one of the best tools available for plumbing maintenance.
16 September 2016
If you've noticed that the packaging of food in your pantry and been gnawed by a mouse, or if you've seen a mouse running around, it can be an unsettling feeling. If you've tried setting traps, but have either not caught anything or have had more mice appear, your problem may require professional exterminators to resolve. Some homeowners may not think that having mice is a big deal, but they can actually wreak havoc in your home: they get into your food, poop wherever they are, and they damage walls and other structures of the home.
17 August 2016
As an interior decorator, you want to be able to discuss different types of furniture intelligently. When you are unfamiliar with a design style, or not up to date on a current trend, it can make you look unprofessional or unintelligent. Here are some defining features of the most current contemporary furniture and how to recognize these features so that you can discuss them intelligently with clients and fellow decorators.
25 July 2016
Once you've designed a meandering pathway in your yard, it's time to consider how you will light it properly. For walkways throughout the yard, lighting is a matter of safety as well as drawing attention to the best parts of the path. So, how can you light your way? Here are 5 tips for any yard. Start Low and Soft. When planning your lighting, start with an understated lighting design and add only as you need to.
29 June 2016