27 December 2017
Rain chains have been used in Japan for years, but for some reason, people are still stuck on using downspouts to move rain water away from their homes. Possibly because there is this myth surrounding rain chains, which is simply that they don't work. However, this is far from true. In fact, rain chains work just as well as downspouts but with a more unique flare. Here are four reasons to replace your downspouts with rain chains this year:
18 October 2017
If you are looking for the perfect way to brighten up your living space, look no further than the colors of gray and white. Not only will they bring instant light into any room, they also have eye appeal and are soothing and relaxing. Adding gray and white to the rooms of your home will make your living space a delight to come home to and will make your home the perfect place for entertaining friends.
20 September 2017
If you have a traditionally decorated room and want to modernize it slightly without losing its traditional charm, there are several ways to do so with wallpaper borders. Traditional wallpaper borders are an inexpensive way to update any room, and with the right methods, they can be an excellent choice for making a room appear more modern while still using traditional patterns or colors. Play With Placement Traditional wallpaper borders are placed at either plate-height, which is one-third of the way down from the ceiling, or at chair height, which is one-third of the way up from the floor.
25 August 2017
If you have a porch or patio, then having the right furnishings is essential when it comes to allowing you to enjoy these outdoor areas. Patio furniture not only provides you and your guests with outdoor seating, it also helps to create a design aesthetic that will define your outdoor living space. Here are three tips that you can use to help select the perfect patio furniture for your porch, patio, or deck in the future.
26 July 2017
Replacing the carpeting in your home may be a priority for you if you've noticed that your carpet looks worn down and dirty. The cost of replacing the carpeting, however, can be quite expensive, making it important that you look into any other options first. If you're unsure if your carpeting can be salvaged, it's a smart idea to bring in a professional cleaning services before making plans to replace it.
25 April 2017
Many people enjoy keeping cats as pets. After all, they are fairly low maintenance, are fun to play with, and love to cuddle. Unfortunately, having a cat as a pet also means dealing with the nearly-impossible-to-eliminate odor of cat urine. So if you're a car owner, you need to know exactly what to do if your cat decides to urinate on your carpet. Follow these steps to clean and restore your soiled carpet.
24 April 2017
If you're redecorating your home's living room, then a Moroccan style theme is a wonderful idea. Categorized by the use of geometric patterns, splashes of bold color, and the use of eye-catching accessories, the Moroccan style look provides an elegant yet relaxed look to a room. Another great aspect to Moroccan style is that you won't need to replace every item of furniture and all of your current accessories. With a few new additions plus some re-vamping of your existing decor, you'll be able to create a beautiful new look to your living room.
19 April 2017
If you recently purchased a home and one of the window's wood blinds has a broken slat, then you will be pleased to know that this is a simple repair to make. Even if you do not have any experience with fixing things around your home, this is a very simple repair to make and doesn't require any special tools. To repair your wooden blinds in the simplest way possible, first you should remove them from your window.
16 April 2017
People toss around terms like "green," and "sustainable," a lot. Many people don't understand quite what they mean, other than they're both good for the environment. Metal roofs are actually both green and sustainable. Here's what that means for you. What Makes a Metal Roof "Green?" Metal roofs aren't toxic, nor do they pose an environmental threat. Your use of a metal roof means you won't add anything negative to your local environment by using it.
12 April 2017
Building and using a fireplace in your home adds ambiance and heat to your home. When you want to enjoy a fireplace and a lower electricity bill that can come with it during the winter, here are some tips to help you make your home fireplace more efficient in heating your living space. Heat Circulation Grate A heat circulation grate is one of the most effective tools to add to a wood burning fireplace to circulate heat into your living space.