Ways House Cleaners Can Help After A Remodeling Project
If you have recently completed any type of renovation work in your home, your home may be extremely dirty when the work is completed. Because of this, your home may be in need of deep cleaning before you can really enjoy your newly remodeled home. Reasons for Hiring a House Cleaning Service Many remodeling contractors realize the home will need to be cleaned after their work is completed. Often they may have a crew to handle the cleaning of your home when their work is finished.
4 Ways To Clean Your Decorative Glass Vases
Decorative glass vases can help you create gorgeous flower displays. If you use your vases frequently, over time you may notice that when you fill them, the water becomes cloudy or you start to see mineral deposits and other stains. Here are some easy ways for you to clean your vases, so that your flower displays continue to look great. Lemon Juice and Salt One easy way to clean your glass vases is to use salt, lemon juice and water.
Creative Ideas For Your Paver Patio
Pavers afford you seemingly unlimited design options for your patio. Not only are they appropriate for any size space, but their quick installation means your patio is ready to be used as soon as the project is finished. Pavers come in stone, brick and concrete in a wide variety of colors, shapes and sizes. Get creative with your patio design by having pavers installed in an attractive layout. Mixed Media
4 Tips For Decorating Outdoors For Spring
As the spring season approaches, it is time to put away the winter decorations, and become inspired by new blooms. Flowers definitely become the inspiration behind spring decorating for your porch, deck, and patio, but that's not all. Here are some tips for decorating your outdoor spaces for the spring season. Use Picnic Tables Who doesn't love a picnic in the spring? Many furniture stores and home improvement stores now sell full-size picnic tables, just like the ones you find at the park.
Three Problems That Can Plague Your Lilac Tree
Lilac trees add a splash of color to a backyard. They're relatively easy to grow and generally require little maintenance, aside from annual pruning to encourage new growth. Sometimes, however, lilac trees can contract a disease or attract bothersome insects that cause them to look less than brilliant. If you have a lilac bush in your yard, keep an eye out for these three conditions that may plague it. Mealy Bugs
Three Of The Most Common Lanscaping Myths And The Real Truth Behind Them
Even though there's plenty of information readily available about landscaping, there's still a lot of misinformation out there. It seems like certain myths take hold, and like a stubborn weed, just won't go away. Here's a look at some of the most common myths about landscaping, and the real truth behind those myths. Myth #1: Watering Plants in the Evening Saves Water At first glance, this one might make sense. Watering in the day, the myth states, will only cause the water to evaporate.
3 Ways To Make A Small Yard Look Larger And Stand Out
Small yards actually offer you many options. You can make a small yard look and feel larger, you can add features, and you can create a large impact with some tasteful landscaping. Yard design doesn't just benefit the larger yards. A small yard can do a lot with a little. Here are three things you can do. 1. Play with Perspective It's possible to change the dynamics of a small yard by changing the way people perceive it.
PH Levels And Your Soil: How The Right Fertilizer Makes All The Difference
Gardening is more than just planting things in the ground and watering them. Gardening is a science, like botany. You have to know something about the PH of the soil in your yard and on your land before you select plants to grow in it. This is why so many fertilizer companies label their fertilizers with vital PH information. It helps landscapers and gardeners know how the PH of the fertilizer will change the PH of the natural soil, and what plants will grow in it after you cultivate it together.
Use Wood Slices To Make Photograph Wall Hangings For Your Family
A great way to show members of your family that you love them is by giving them each a beautiful wall hanging that is decorated with a photograph of a fond memory. Use some wood slices from a log as the backdrop for these decorations. Give a finished wall hanging to each family member on a special occasion when everyone is present. Use These Materials power saw safety goggles work gloves wood slices hand sander low and high grit paper scrub brush soap water wood stain rag paint tray varnish lace trim ribbon scissors ruler photographs wood glue picture hanging hardware screwdriver varnish paintbrush Cut And Prepare The Wood Slices
Getting Your Furnace Through One More Season
If your furnace is pushing 20 then you might be looking for a furnace replacement soon. SF Gate says you can expect the typical furnace to give you 15 to 20 years of service. That's more than most other electrical/mechanical devices in your life. With a little help, though, you might get your furnace through one more cold season. These tips will let your furnace run more efficiently with less effort.