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  • Color Yourself Hungry: How Paint Can Increase Your Appetite

    The colors you surround yourself with can make a big difference in how you are feeling and what your brain tells you that it wants. When you are having a dining room or eat-in kitchen painted, consider choosing a paint color that will put you and your family in the mood to eat.  Green Green is a wonderful color that is associated with baskets full of freshly picked farm food and eating summer salads outdoors on a warm evening. [Read More]

  • 3 Ways A Roofer Can Keep Your Roof In Great Condition

    Whether it is the cold winter season or a beautiful summer day, your roof is constantly exposed to extreme weather conditions. This means your roof needs to be in top condition in order to keep your home safe from dangerous and costly damages that these weather conditions can create. So, to ensure your roof stays in top shape, you will want to hire a roofing contractor so you can obtain routine services like: [Read More]

  • Fenced In

    Having a fence installed is a costly, necessary, and permanent addition to any home or business. Consider this guide to fence types before you make this important decision. Privacy We live in a busy world where neighbors (and their noses) are closer than ever. Good fences make for good neighbors as the saying goes. The right fence will establish a border of privacy by clearly determining your property line, and interrupt the line of sight into your home. [Read More]

  • How To Repair Damaged Window Screens

    Window and door screens are a useful accessory to any home. They allow you to feel like a part of the outdoors, without having to get the outdoors inside your house. Because they are the barrier between your home and the elements, they can often sustain various damages that impede their efficiency. Here are a few ways to make the most of your screens and prolong their lifespan. Cleaning If the problem with your screens isn't that they're broken but that they're old, worn or dirty, the first thing you should do it try cleaning them. [Read More]

  • Draw Attention To An Egg Hung By Decorating Your Local Park's Gates

    If you are the head of the recreational committee at your local park, add excitement to the Easter egg hunt that is being planned by decorating the gates that surround the area where it will be taking place. Use some basic materials to complete this task. On the day of the event, the children will be thrilled to see the festive adornments that you have created. Use The Following Items [Read More]

  • Dust Off Your Air Conditioner To Help Control Dust

    If you're having a tough time with dust in your home, you might want to consider your air conditioner as a secret weapon. While air conditioners can't eliminate dust, they can remove at least some of it if the dust is sucked into the air conditioning system. However, you do have to ensure that the air conditioner stays in good shape so that it can have some effect. If you never maintain the air conditioner at all, you could end up merely redistributing the dust, rather than removing it. [Read More]

  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Air Conditioner In Good Condition So That Repair Is Not Needed As Often

    Your air conditioner will function much better if you take good care of it. If you want to prolong the need for serious repairs, then here are 3 things you can do to make sure that it stays in good condition: Duct Cleaning First, duct cleaning is an excellent idea because it will keep the ducts clean and free flowing. If your ducts get too clogged, then this can make your air conditioner work a lot harder and a lot longer every time the air kicks on. [Read More]

  • Common Oak Varieties In The Northern US And Canada

    Known for their tall, majestic stature, oak trees are common throughout North America. There are many different species of oaks, each with its own characteristics. Knowing what type of oak tree you have will help you know what to expect as your tree continues to grow and mature. Here's a look at the most common varieties of oak trees found in the northern United States and Canada. Look over these descriptions to identify the oak trees in your yard. [Read More]

  • Waterproofing & Green Roofs: Should You Upgrade To A Green Roof?

    According to a survey conducted by Harris Polls Online, 90% of Americans currently recycle in an effort to live greener lifestyles. However, despite the large percentage of households that are participating in recycling, not all of them are aware of exactly what they should do in order to further their efforts to live more eco-friendly lifestyles. If you are also unsure of how to incorporate green changes into your life, then there are numerous ways to achieve this goal. [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Get Garage Door Panels Today

    Winter is definitely here and you might be feeling it in the draft running through your house and in your heating bills. If your garage is attached to your home, then the source of the draft could very likely be your garage. There's no need to completely heat your attached garage, unless people spend a great deal of time there. However, it can be very helpful to insulate it in order to minimize your heating bills. [Read More]