The average American homeowner spent over $600 to heat their home last winter. One way to slash your bill is install a wood stove in your home. Wood stoves allow you to burn a readily available resource, wood, to heat your home. Even if you don't live near a forest, you can likely find a wealth of wood in your local area. Here's a quick urbanite's guide to harvesting wood in urban areas:
22 December 2015
When you move into a new home, there are numerous factors and elements that you will need to take care of and get used to. After all, every home has its own unique quirks and needs. However, when the winter months come around, there are certain tasks that are vitally important to any home and any homeowner. Get to know some of the home maintenance and repair tasks that you will need to keep up on this winter so that you can have a home that is warm, cozy, and safe this winter.
28 November 2015
Cleaning is a task that many do not enjoy. If you own an office space and you would not like to have time taken away from your core business, there is a growing number of ways that you can automate your office cleaning. Various innovations can help supplement the janitorial services you should also hire. Vacuuming with Robots One of the most common cleaning tasks performed by robots is vacuuming. The task is very repetitive and robots can complete the task while moving in predictable patterns.
5 November 2015
Whether you live in a tiny apartment in the city or in a spacious home in the country, fresh flowers can add charm and beauty to your home. Fresh flowers are also versatile and will fit in perfectly with any type of home decor. Whether your home is decorated in a contemporary theme or a traditional design, a vase of fresh-cut flowers can bring a room to life. Their subtle scents also make them a great choice when it comes to finding non-chemical options for adding fragrance to the home.
14 October 2015
Finding a mouse in your home is never something you want to experience. It can happen, though, and in order to deal with this situation, you can take these steps. Locate & Remove Feces Your first priority should be to locate and remove the feces. This is important because rodent droppings could be carrying all sorts of germs and diseases, which could cause you and your family to get sick.
22 September 2015
If you are in the market for a new set of wood blinds for your home, you may want to reconsider throwing away your old ones and reuse them by making fun picture frames to showcase photos around your home. Each picture frame will be an eye-catching display piece in your home and will be sure to have guests asking where you had purchased them. You will be delighted in sharing the fact you made them on your own.
22 August 2015
Playing music in a band can be a great way to express your creativity and spend some time with your friends. But, with a rock music crescendo measuring in at a whopping 150 decibels, your neighbors might not be as fond of your band as you and your bandmates are. If you are looking for a secluded place to practice, you might want to consider a storage unit. Here are three tips to help you negotiate a contract with your local storage unit company that will give your band a place to jam without interruption.
1 August 2015
Over time, the handle on your refrigerator door may become damaged in one way or another. Replacing the handle on a refrigerator door is actually quite easy to do. Use the following guide learn how to replace your damage door handle quickly and easily. Determine and Get the Part You Need Look inside of your refrigerator door for a small tag. The tag will have the make and model of your refrigerator.
7 July 2015
Now that those warm days of summer have finally arrived, many homeowners enjoy spending their days relaxing on the patio. While the warmth of the sun may feel wonderful, it is important to protect yourself from the strong rays that could lead to an uncomfortable sunburn. If you plan to spend a lot of time out on your patio during the summer, you may want to consider using a patio cover.
17 June 2015
If you are updating the decor of your home, you are probably changing the appearance or type of drapes that you currently have. Although it is not unusual to consider drapes and curtains to be interchangeable, there are actually some distinct differences that you should be able to spot. By doing so, you will be able to make the most appropriate choice of drapes so that the decor of your home stays both attractive and modern in the future.
28 May 2015