Three Ways To Ensure Your Wooden Fence Lasts As Long As Possible
26 August 2015
Having a wooden fence installed can be a pretty big investment, so it makes sense to ensure your fence lasts for as long as possible. With the proper care, you can extend the lifespan of your fence. Here are three ways to accomplish that goal.
Keep weeds, bushes, and debris away from the fence.
When you allow weeds and bushes to grow up against your fence, you trap moisture against the fence, which promotes rotting.
3 Tips To Change Up Your Lighting Fixtures
18 August 2015
You just don't have the desire to hunt down new lighting fixtures for your home, but you're not thrilled with what you've got. Are you stuck with them? Of course not. There are plenty of ways that you can update or subtly change your overhead lighting without having to rewire anything at all.
Change Out the Bulbs
Odds are that if you're dealing with an older fixture, you probably have incandescent bulbs up there.
Waiting For The Ripe Time: How To Trim Fruit Trees Without Killing Them
11 August 2015
Fruit trees can be a fantastic asset to add to your property. They provide shade, beauty, and, best of all, food. They increase your home's value, but only once they are mature and fruiting. How can you get them there? Fruit trees can be sensitive to their environment, so it's very important to protect them and care for them properly. That means waiting for the right time to prune and trim them.
How To Make Smart Choices When Choosing A New Furnace
22 July 2015
If you live in the eastern part of the country or the Midwest, then your furnace is undoubtedly the most important appliance in your home because average temperatures between 15 and 25 degrees Fahrenheit are likely during the winter months. A good furnace can keep you warm even in the most frigid weather. However, if your heater is more than 20 years old, then you may notice parts and pieces starting to break on a regular basis.