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Tools and Materials

How to Select the Best Extension Commercial Ladders?

Tweet Despite the versatility and ingenuity of some of the modern ladders with many hinges, which allow folding into a variety of patterns, most of us would opt for conventional

Financing

Home Refi With Money Back

If you are considering refinancing your mortgage, you likely have been paying attention to mortgage rates.

Home Security

How Pets Play into Security Systems

Tweet However, getting the right home security system is tougher for pet owners than for households without pets. In this article, we will explore the challenges faced by pet owners

Outdoor Structures

Make the Most of Your Garden Shed

Tweet Trouble is, your garden shed is packed with more stuff than what it should contain including a host of non-garden items such as old newspapers, bicycles and automotive equipment.

Garden Plants

Urban Gardening and Raised Beds

Tweet Certainly, patio gardening and container gardening are options, but for those that insist on having direct contact with ground soil, the dedicated space may not seem like enough. Fortunately,

Home Interior Design

How Can Contractors Decide the Right Color Scheme for Their Houses?

Tweet Right now, you’re curious as to how they select color schemes for their homes. Well, the answer is that it depends upon the purpose. New Houses Contractors might be

Home Safety

Protect Your Investment with Flooding and Temperature Protection

Tweet For example, if a tap has been left running or there are extreme changes in temperature towards hot and cold, as extremes of these temperatures can have a significant

Heating and Cooling

Programmable Savings with a Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat

Tweet In fact, the U.S. Department of Energy estimates that over 50% of a home’s utility bill derives from the heating and cooling system. When you consider just what that

Garden Maintenance

You Can Trim Your Garden With Pine Needles

Tweet That new purpose is as garden mulch, providing a layer of plant protection that will also conserve and evenly distribute water including rain. Even if pine needles are unavailable

Home Decor Home Furniture

2-in-1 Dining Rooms that are Both Formal and Functional

Tweet Photo by:coco+kelley A dining room is on most homebuyer’s wish list, but for so many of us, it remains one of the least used rooms in the home. Why

Landscaping

Summer Lawn Care Tips and Tricks

Tweet As spring gives way to summer, homeowners will need to do what it takes to keep their lawns looking green and clean. All that excellent work you did in

Landscaping

How to Care For a Newly Planted Tree

Tweet That’s a task that won’t ever be completed as trees need regular maintenance including pruning and watering. Cooperative Extension Service Your nursery and your state’s cooperative extension service are

Flooring

The Best Vinyl Flooring Cleaning Tips

Tweet Cleaning vinyl tile floors is quick and easy and there are no special cleaners required to perform this task. Warm water and mild soap are just enough to do

Kitchen and Dining

DIY Accessory Ideas to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

Tweet Stencils and Wall Art You can find these kits both online and in home-furnishing stores. They’re a great way to add a little interest to surfaces without having to

Home Interior

Ultimate Guide on Remodeling Your Home

Tweet But let’s put it this way – it’s not about having a complete makeover of your house, but an upgrade of your home décor. Whether you have just move

Home Structure

7 Home Water Conservation Tips

Tweet That network begins at the local level with homeowners employing and advancing smart home water conservation methods. 1. Water early and only as needed. Your lawn and garden areas

Doors and Windows

What Is UPVC And What Are The Benefits Of UPVC Windows?

UPVC (or Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride) is an extremely popular material in building. It is versatile, durable and simple to install.

Landscaping

5 Lawn Sprinkler System Maintenance Tips

It can cost homeowners thousands of dollars to have a lawn sprinkler system installed, with hundreds more spent on repairs when something goes wrong. That, “something goes wrong” can best be avoided by caring for this system on a regular basis.

Yard and Garden

Yard Care: Managing Water Usage

Review your water bill in the warmer months and your eyes may bulge out of your sockets. That’s because you’ve been using hundreds of extra gallons per month to maintain the pool, tend to your garden beds and to maintain the lawn.

Pest Control

Renovation After Termites Have Hit

Termites cause billions of dollars in damage each year and if you live in a home with a present or past termite infestation you could be on the hook for thousands of dollars in repairs on top of the cost of getting rid of the little critters.