• Leather Furniture: How The Sun Can Harm It & How To Make It More Durable

    9 October 2014

    When you have leather furniture in your home, it is important to prevent too much sunlight from hitting it through the windows. The sun can cause severe damage over time, but you can make the furniture more durable if you protect it. In this article, you will learn how the sun can harm your leather furniture and what you can do to make it more durable. How Can the Sun Harm Leather Furniture?

  • 7 Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before Remodeling

    9 October 2014

    Are you considering remodeling your home? People remake their homes for a variety of reasons, including modernizing or improving eye appeal. Here are some questions to ask yourself to decide whether or not you should include windows and doors in your redecorating plan: Do your front window and doors match the rest of the exterior? If you're planning on living in your home for awhile, it should suit your tastes and appeal to your sense of beauty.

  • Types Of Grasses For Yards

    9 October 2014

    Many varieties of lawn grass can be found in the United States. In considering the type of grass best for your lawn, it's vital to understand that the region where you live plays a significant role in which kind will flourish. It will even have an impact on how you lay out your sprinkler system and how much water you need to provide. Choosing the best variety of grass for the region you live in will give you the best chance of having a beautiful lawn that is easy to maintain year-round.

  • 2 Things You Should Do After Discovering That Your House Contains Chinese Drywall

    9 October 2014

    According to Today's Homeowner, it is estimated that Chinese drywall was installed in 50,000 to 100,000 homes. A lot of people report that they smell a "rotten egg" smell from the drywall, and this is often what causes people to begin investigating the problem. The problem with Chinese drywall is that it contains toxic materials that can make you sick, such as high levels of sulfur. It not only causes health problems, but it can also cause damage to your home's plumbing and electrical systems.

  • How To Install Ceramic Tiles For A Kitchen Backsplash

    9 October 2014

    As a homeowner, there are likely many home repairs that you would like to make. One of these home repairs could be to the backsplash in your kitchen. Perhaps because you have no backsplash at all, or because you need to update the cracked or out-of-date backsplash that is already there. Whatever the case, a backsplash is extremely important, not only because it protects the wall from food, heat, water, and more, but also because it adds a great deal of style that can really help your kitchen appear more modern.

  • Preparing For Winter: What Your Home Needs

    9 October 2014

    As a new homeowner, the coming of your first winter in your new home can seem overwhelming and daunting. Having rented before, your landlord was in charge of winterizing the property and taking care of any issues that needed to be addressed before the cold set in. This may leave you feeling unsure and unprepared for your own preparations. It just takes a few simple steps to make sure that your home will endure the winter unscathed.

  • Bathroom Design Tips To Keep Your Bathroom Germ-Free

    9 October 2014

    Given the activities that take place in your home's bathroom, you probably don't necessarily think of the space as the cleanest area in your home. However, you might be shocked to find that your bathroom can actually harbor dangerous bacteria, including those that causes illness, such as E.coli. Cleaning your bathroom on a regular basis is important to eliminating these germs, but the design of your bathroom can also play a key role.