Sustainable living has become a virtual art form for individuals dedicated to reducing their impact on the earth and the environment. Every day people are coming up with new, exciting and innovative ways to reuse, repurpose and refit objects that would otherwise be discarded – turning them into vital, useful resources.
Springtime is great for fresh flowers, green grass, temperate breezes and clear skies. It’s also the time of year for Spring cleaning. If you’ve never partaken in this event before, it can be an overwhelming but necessary ritual.
If you are planning a do-it-yourself home improvement job, then you are in good company. You do not need to look at statistics to know what is clearly evident: a lot of people handle home projects themselves, with weekend warriors crowding area home centers in search of project supplies and tools.
Whether you have just moved into your new home or you have found yourself deeply invested in changing the look of the home that you live in right now, take a moment to think about how you can decorate it.
If you enjoy entertaining guests in your home and welcome your visitors to your finished basement, Florida room or other all-purpose room, you understand the importance of having food and drinks at the ready. In times past, an old refrigerator or stove might have done it, but those appliances were big, bulky and consumed a lot of energy.
There are very few options for flooring that are both attractive and low maintenance. Carpet shows foot traffic wear soon after installation, wooden floors are expensive and gouge easily, and tile is time consuming and can gather unsightly dirt in grout lines.
Taking stock of your home inventory can save you money and avoid headaches should you ever need to file an insurance claim. The more detailed you are, the better — if you suffer total loss, you may need to prove ownership for items that were destroyed.
Businesses of all shapes and sizes need to have some kind of physical storage space on their premises no matter what industry they operate in.
Your home’s roof may be new, but it does need to be inspected regularly to ensure that it is up to the task of protecting your home. Twice yearly it should be inspected, something that you may be able to do by pulling out a ladder and climbing up for a visual inspection.