Bring Nature To Your Front Steps With An Outdoor Deck

Depending on what part of the country you call ‘home,’ chances are that there’s at least a ‘hint’ of nature’s bounty within range of your senses . . . maybe there’s a vast awe-inspiring mountain chain nearby? A sweeping vista of tall golden grasses that stretches off into the distance? Perhaps you’re one of the many millions who’ve been blessed with an ocean view? Then again, you might live right on the edges - or ...

Posted at July 10, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Get Yourself ‘Moving’ with Remodel Tree . . .

When you stop and think about some of the most stressful situations that we’ll ever encounter in our lives, moving from one home to another has to rank near the top of the list in terms of not only the laundry list of ‘To Do’s’ but in terms of overall stress as well. Seems like an over-exaggeration, huh? Well, just read on my friends . . . Okay, first you have to actually find a new ...

Posted at July 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Creative Storage Solutions For Your Home

In today’s fast-paced consumer-hungry world, more and more people all around the globe are finding themselves swimming in a mass of ‘stuff’ . . . a planet-wide heap of knick knacks, hand-me-downs, gizmos, and gadgets that appears to know no end in sight. So it isn’t too surprising then that finding creative ways to store all that cool gear is at a virtual premium for nearly everyone.   According to recent statistics, almost 88% of all Americans ...

Posted at June 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Enhance Any Space With New Carpeting . . .

Sometimes one of the most efficient ways to do a little remodeling to your home is by revamping some aspect that maybe doesn’t get a lot of attention . . . like replacing the carpeting for instance. I know it doesn’t sound all that exciting at first, but swapping out some outdated/faded pattern that you’ve been treading on for years for a brand new one may just give the rooms in your house a new ...

Posted at June 19, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
The Healing Powers Of Water

As an organized activity, recreational swimming goes back almost 5,000 years to the ancient Mediterranean cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Assyria - in fact, some Egyptian hieroglyphics actually depict people swimming. Not surprisingly, in those areas where major cities rested directly along the seashore, like Rome, Athens, or northern Egypt’s Alexandria, swimming was a major part of all young boys’ elementary educations with the crafty Romans building the first known pools exclusively for swimming, as ...

Posted at June 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1 Comment
 
 
Backyard Barbecue Grills That Are ‘Oh-So-Hot’

Even though Summer 2012 hasn’t officially begun - at least according to our Gregorian calendar - just take a walk outside on any given day and observe all the dormant trees and shrubs bursting into life, birds-galore building nests, more and more minutes of daylight with each passing day, and the sweet smell of barbecue’s wafting throughout your neighborhood. There’s no doubt about it: Summer’s here.   Summer’s also the perfect time of year for doing some ...

Posted at June 5, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Harnessing The Energy Of the Sun With Solar Power

Ask yourself: what’s the best source of energy around? It stands to reason that it would be: (1) Something that you’d never run out of, (2) something that works non-stop, and (3) something that’s free for everyone to use all over the world. Well, petroleum’s days are numbered, the wind you can’t always depend on, and if we’re not careful, our planet’s water supply may run out altogether . . . but the Sun . ...

Posted at May 29, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 2 Comments
 
 
Concrete: A Solid Option For Driveway Replacement

Becoming a homeowner is a time for celebration; it’s also a time when those same owners (that means ‘you’) find themselves unexpectedly saddled with all sorts of unique responsibilities . . . like paying property taxes, staying on top of plumbing issues, and even dealing with something initially not considered like driveway maintenance/replacement.   I know it doesn’t sound too glamorous but like it or not, that driveway of yours plays an integral part of not only ...

Posted at May 23, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1 Comment
 
 
Stay ‘High & Dry’ When Plumbing Problems Arise

Just for fun, I want all of you out there to try and picture the following ‘imaginary’ scenario in your mind: You’ve endured a long, problem-laden day both on the job and on the home front; it’s nearing Midnight, you’re beat to like a throw rug, and just as you slink beneath the warm covers of your cozy bed, a waterline ruptures in your basement, ...

Posted at May 15, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 3 Comments
 
 
When It Comes To Heating Repair, It Pays To ‘Keep Your Cool’

While it’s true that Summer is nearly upon us, it’s as good a time as any to make sure that your household/business heating systems are in full working order. The worst time to find out that your heating unit is on the ‘fritz’ is when the mercury starts to plummet right around Halloween.   Most areas of the United States experience yearly temperature swings that are pretty wide on both seasonal sides of the coin, hovering near ...

Posted at May 8, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
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