Tips For Managing Tree Suckers

Weak scrubby growth around the base of a tree are known as suckers. What's worse, this ugly growth isn't just limited to the base of your plants. Sometimes you may notice weak, yet quickly growing, shoots of the same tree growing at some distance from the original tree. These are self-seeded saplings, though. They are growing off the root of the tree. Whether from the base or the root, these suckers can weaken the tree by diverting nutrients from the main trunk. [Read More]

Tips For Cleaning Hair Out Of A Shower Drain

If you have long hair or if anyone in your family has long hair, there's a good chance that you're going to notice that there's a lot of hair in your shower's drain. This can be frustrating because it can make the water in the tub drain more slowly. Here are some tips for cleaning hair out of your drain. 1. Clean Out the Drain Manually Your first step is to get rid of all of the hair that you can manually. [Read More]

How To Prepare Your Subfloor For Carpet Installation

Prior to installing carpet, you will want to take time to clean and prepare your subfloor. The subfloor is the concrete pad that is below any type of flooring you have. Cleaning and preparing this surface helps ensure your new flooring lies flat without any dips or bumps in it. Follow these steps to prepare your subfloor yourself before having carpeting installed. Remove Everything From the Floor that You Can [Read More]

Tips For Creating A Chef-Worthy Outdoor Kitchen

If you have a large patio, you probably enjoy entertaining and dining al fresco. However, preparing food indoors and having to drag it outdoors may be decreasing some of your enjoyment. Instead, transform your outdoor cooking area into a kitchen capable of handling any type of meal preparation. Include Necessary Amenities The point of designing an outdoor kitchen is to make the most of your work time. Therefore, your first priority should be installing the necessary amenities, such as a sink. [Read More]