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Gardening With The Best Of Them

After I purchased my first home, I realized that I wanted to spend my spring and summer outside in my garden. After I prepared the soil, I headed to the garden center to buy a few seeds. Unfortunately, after all of my crops were planted, I didn't really know how to keep them alive. I seemed to be overwatering and under nurturing, which was a problem. I had to learn how to garden effectively, but it took a long time to figure everything out. This blog is all about gardening with the best of them, even if you are a novice. Check out this blog for tips that might help you to churn out an incredible crop.

Get Ready For Winter: How To Avoid Water Heater Troubles

20 November 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Winter will soon be here. That means you'll need to give your water heater some extra care and attention. The last thing you want to do is get stuck with cold showers in the middle of winter. Those cold showers are okay during the summer, but not so much when there's snow on the ground outside. Not only that, but if you're going to be having guests in for the holidays, you want to make sure that your water heater isn't going to pose any problems for you and your guests. Read More …

3 Signs It May Be Time To Replace Your Home’s Old Metal Roof

16 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If your home has an old metal roof, you may have started to notice that it has started to look worn. You may also be worried that it has become so worn out that your roof could leak at any time. If so, look for the following signs that it may be time to replace your home's old metal roof. Water Starts Pooling on the Roof One sign to look for while determining whether you should replace your metal roof with a new one is for pooling water. Read More …

3 Tips For Making Your First Set Of Curtains

19 September 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Making your own curtains is a sensible way to get the style you want and save money. Once starting on a set of curtains, newbies quickly learn that designing and sewing their own curtains is far more challenging than they thought. To help you avoid many of the issues that plague first-time curtain makers, here are some tips to get you started: Avoid Choosing the Wrong Fabric One of the mistakes that are commonly made by newbies is assuming than any type of drapery fabric will work for their curtains project. Read More …

Helpful Tips For Making River Stone Mosaic Tiles For Your Garden

23 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Creating mosaic tiles from colorful river stones is a great project for your garden. River stones are naturally flatter and smoother than other types of stones, which makes them an excellent choice for making a mosaic tile that can be walked on. The project is fairly straightforward: use a mold for the mortar, arrange the stones in the mortar, and wait for the mortar to dry. However, there are a few risks if you don't do it correctly. Read More …

Wood Blinds And Window Toppers: The Fabulous Finishing Touch For A Transitional Style Kitchen

4 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

The hottest trend in kitchen design is transitional style – a delightful blend of contemporary and classic furnishings and fixtures. If you love the look of modern finishes like stainless steel, for example, but also adore the visual warmth of stained wood cabinets and richly colored tile floors, this style is for you. Unlike other traditional styles, transitional welcomes the mix of an old-fashioned farmhouse sink with sleek granite counters and funky, modern light fixtures. Read More …