Landscaping: From Rookie to Master

Voles Not Moles: When Meadow Mice Invade Your Garden

When you have worked hard to cultivate a garden of vegetables that you plan to harvest for kitchen use, the last thing you want is for pests to come along and eat up or destroy your bounty. If you begin to notice that your leafy edibles and root vegetables are disappearing, you may have a vole infestation in your yard. The following guide can help you identify voles and begin a plan of action to eradicate the pests from your yard. Read More 

Dangerous Termite Myths That Might Cost You Thousands In Damage To Your Home

They're tiny, can attack without warning and, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, cost Americans over $2 billion each year in property damage. Termites are a common problem in homes across the United States, and many homeowners are misinformed about this destructive pest. Don't fall victim to any of these common termite myths, or else you could find yourself calling a pest control agent to combat your own infestation: Read More 

Ice Is Not Always Nice! 3 Shocking Things Found In Your Ice Cubes

As a homeowner, you most likely know when and if there is an issue with your dishwasher, oven, or refrigerator. Unfortunately, determining if there is a problem in your automatic icemaker can be challenging. Considering the icemaker operates on an as-needed basis, seeing the signs of an impending failure is almost impossible. However, if your icemaker is not working properly, your ice will exhibit a few surprising signs. While surprising to hear, your icemaker may be failing and creating one or all of these shocking things inside your ice. Read More 

Amping Up Antiques: Things To Look For When Reupholstering Old Furniture

Antique furniture that is has been kept and preserved in the finest condition should not be retouched or restored in any way-- such actions only diminish its value. However, you can click here or get beautiful antique furniture at a discount from a dealer, including chairs and sofas, that need to be reupholstered and repaired. Restoring a sofa or chair to it's former glory is rewarding, but it can be a little daunting at times. Read More 

Simple, Elegant Tips To Help Transition Your Decor From Summer To Fall And Winter To Spring

In an ideal world, your furniture and accessories would seamlessly transition between seasons without you having to lift a finger, or open your pocketbook. Unfortunately, the decor and colors associated with each season are unique, leaving you stuck with a look and scheme that doesn't quite look right. Don't get stuck explaining to guests why you're home looks like a beautiful fall setting in the middle of summer and instead, here are a few tweaks and changes that can inexpensively help you tradition between seasons: Read More