Sun Damage Protection: How To Keep Your Curtains Beautiful
30 July 2015
Light from the sun can be an asset in many rooms. Sunlight can brighten the mood, save money on electric lighting and make plain spaces seem cheery and pleasant. Still, sunlight has its downsides, and one of those downsides is the damage that it can do to your curtains.
At one time, curtains were made with solvent-based dyes that promoted color fastness in fabrics. Unfortunately, these dyes are now known to be bad for the environment, and fabrics today are colored with water-based dyes.
How to Turn a Wagon Wheel into a Picture Frame
10 July 2015
If you want to give your home a unique look without breaking your bank, you need to create some of the decorations on your own. There are many ways to give your home a country feel without spending an arm and a leg. The following guide walks you through the process of turning a wooden wagon wheel into a custom picture frame you can use to display your favorite family pictures in a unique way.
Protect Your Home By Learning How To Recognize And Eliminate A Squirrel Infestation
18 June 2015
When you're sitting outside, seeing a squirrel or two run back and forth collecting nuts is normal. However, when you start to see a large number of squirrels running around your yard, this could be cause for concern. In small numbers, squirrels are harmless, but when you have an infestation, these seemingly innocent animals can cause a great deal of damage and even invade your home. Learning to recognize and eliminate an infestation is important.
Foundation Damage: Causes And Warning Signs
1 June 2015
Foundation damage can occur at any point in the lifespan of a home, and it may occur for a variety of reasons. If you're a homeowner, knowing what causes foundation problems and how to identify the usual warning signs of foundation damage can help you catch small problems early.
Causes of Foundation Damage
Foundation damage often occurs when the soil around the home shifts in ways that are unexpected and undesirable.