2018

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Creating A Gorgeous Home and Garden

After I decided to put my home on the market, I knew that I had to do something to improve the look and feel of my place. I started looking around at different ways to create a more beautiful home and garden, so that my property would sell quickly. I decided to completely renovate the exterior of the home, and it was really incredible to see the place come to life. I also had a landscaping team touch up my flowerbeds, and it was really great to see how much of a difference it made. This blog is all about creating a gorgeous home that you will love--so that you can sell it or keep it for yourself to love forever.

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Frugal Tips For Saving Money On Household Water Heating

18 July 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If your home has a tank-style electric water heater, then it is important you understand it is one of the biggest contributors to your monthly power bills. Thankfully, there are simple and inexpensive things you can do to reduce the power needs of your water heater to save yourself a significant amount of money. To use less power heating water and lower your monthly utility bills, follow each of these tips. Read More …

Spice Up & Simplify Your Windows with Modern Roman Shades

8 June 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Are you looking a simple and sleek, modern window treatment? Roman shades may be just what you're looking for. These simple alternatives to more expensive and complicated window treatments are great for tight spaces, picky children's rooms, and high-traffic family areas. What are Roman shades and how can you choose the right ones? Here's a short guide. What They Are Roman shades are simply fabric window treatments that are raised and lowered to in much the same way as a traditional shade. Read More …

Can You Have A Dry Stone Wall In A Quake-Prone Area?

24 April 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Dry stone fixtures are those that use stone blocks but no mortar to create a sturdy wall, hedge, or pathway. This is a very old type of construction that gives the structure a rustic look, and it's been used in cultures around the world for centuries. But the lack of mortar means that there's nothing really holding the stones together except for amazing puzzle-solving skills. So if you live in a quake zone, as so many residents of the country do, can you still have this type of structure in your yard? Read More …

Three Ways To Handle Your Home Pest Control

14 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

In order to keep pesky critters from taking over your house, you will need to stay up to date with all of your pest control needs. When you let pests come into your home and infest it, you will find it difficult to enjoy comfort and peace of mind. If you need to prevent these pests from becoming a serious nuisance in your home, there are some valuable tips you need to be fully aware of. Read More …

Preparing Your Hardwood Floors for Refinishing

26 January 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Hardwood floors add a lovely warmth and richness to a room. They can also add historical value as well as overall value to your home. Older homes with original woodwork and hardwood flooring are in much demand in some segments of the population. Not everyone wants a new house that is a cookie cutter of every other home in a treeless subdivision. Character and charm are difficult to duplicate in new construction, which leads many people to consider classic homes. Read More …