Summer Home Tips

Home Remodel Design Ideas

When spending time and money on home remodeling projects why not think beyond just adding value to you home or making it more up-to-date? Have your home remodeling contractors take you remodel project to the next level by focusing on improvements that will add luxury and comfort to your life. Not only will you home increase in value, but your quality of life will improve at the same time. Here

How to Creat a Hypertufa

Hypertufa planters are lightweight yet durable and make perfect little container garden. Make several and group at different heights.  You can also make birdbaths, stepping stones, spheres, or other garden accents using hypertufa. What you’ll need to make a Hypertufa Planter Wheelbarrow or bucket Rubber gloves face mask Portland cement Perlite or vermiculite Sphagnum peat moss Polypropylene fiber Mold of your choice Dowels Sheet Plastic or plastic garbage bags Knife

Best Lawn Gadgets For Great Lawns

Outside forces to get a beautiful Yard! Trim, mow, haul, and shovel your way to the best yard on the block with these handy garden helpers. Now that Spring is finally here we are all looking forward to spending more time outdoors in our own little oasis. So create your perfect outdoor paradise with these powerful lawn tools. Briggs Stratton Mow and Stow Engine & Compact Lawn Mower What it

Quick Fix Rotted Area siding

Has some of your siding begun to rot while the rest is still good? Don’t replace all the boards. Follow these easy steps and just replace the boards that are rotted. Decide which boards need replacing and where to make your cuts. Stagger butt joints if you’re replacing multiple courses. Use a square to mark the cutting lines, centered on a stud. The nailheads on existing siding will indicate stud positions.

Out-Door Paradise Ideas

What a beautiful oasis! Designing an Outdoor Paradise is becoming more popular these days. I think you would agree that this inviting water – garden oasis is absolutely beautiful and maybe a little extravagant. But it is so amazing that there would be no need to be indoors. Another perfect relaxing outdoor idea is to take your indoor space outdoors. And this cozy interior – exterior space would put you in

Grow the Perfect Garden

What you will need to make a Garden Bed: Garden Hose Flour or marking Paint Sod Cutter (optional) Sharp Spade Garden Rake Compost Step 1 Using a garden hose, outling the shape of your garden bed.  Strive for a shape that allows easy access to plant rows.  Mark the shape of the bed with flour or marking paint and remove the hose. Step 2 Remove the sod with the help

Portable Airconditioning Tips

Portable AC units are most appropriate for individual rooms and include portable, window, and through-the-wall configurations. You may be surprised to discover that there is not a lot of overlap between top central AC brands and  top portable AC brands. In fact, the only brands to make both lists were Amana, Airwell, and Kenmore, with none of these in the top five. Our final ranking is based on a careful

Fresh Herbs How To

Vegetable and fresh food gardens are the rage this year. With all the focus on green living and organic foods, it’s not surprising there is a push towards growing our own food. If you’ve ever eaten a fresh picked tomato, you’ll know that the flavor just doesn’t compare with store bought. In fact, most people probably don’t realize how good vegetables are supposed to taste. For those of you who

How to Calculate Size of Window Air Conditioner

Stay Cool this Summer and Save Money! Air conditioners come in sizes ranging from 5,000 BTU’s all the way up to 24,000, so before you purchase an air conditioner you need to calculate the correct BTU’s for the  room you are looking to air condition. Don’t Waste Money on the incorrect Size Air Conditioners   How to Calculate the perfect size Air conditioner? follow the step by guide below to

How to Unclog the Sprinkler System?

Most sprinkler systems over time due to dirt, algae, hard water deposits, particles and other debris can become clogged. If your sprinkler system becomes clogged, or the water pressure isn't as strong, it is time to clean out  or repair your sprinkler system. Sprinkler System Check List – Get it Working Properly: First turn off your system to relieve water pressure. If your system has a filter, check it for