Yard & Garden
Create a serene outdoor oasis with yard and garden. Explore landscaping ideas, plant selection, and outdoor decor for a peaceful retreat closer to nature.
Why You Might Want To Consider A Sunroom Style Porch
Like a home’s kitchen, a porch can be a vital, social space for residents and guests alike. An area where eating, relaxation, and fun can take place — sometimes all at once. However, sometimes a home’s porch can be lacking certain amenities that are needed to make this happen. Luckily, a sunroom is an answer to this conundrum.
Why It’s Important to Fence Your Pool
Having a pool at home is something many people only dream of. It means you no longer have to go to public swimming pools, which can be very gross. If you are one of those people who like some privacy when swimming, having a pool at home also enables you to have this. However, owning a pool comes with several responsibilities. It is important to have a fence around your pool for a number of reasons. This article highlights some of them.
10+ Brilliant Hacks For Your Pressure Washer You Won’t Believe!
If you own a home you know the value to clean all that green away, along with any mold or mildew from last season. No better time to do it and brighten up the outside than now! You know you need to clean your home and some of your home’s accessories, but how do you do it? Do you just take a hose and aim? Or do you borrow a neighbor’s pressure washer and go all commando like Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Designing the Pool That Will Work for Your Family Years Into the Future
You know that a pool could be just the improvement that your home needs. With so many ways to put it to use, from the perfect way to get some exercise with every lap to the fun spot to be every day of summer, a pool is sure to be an addition the whole family loves. Before you create the perfect backyard pool, you have to know what it is you’re creating, and this step in the process couldn’t be more important.
Practical Driveway Ideas Perfect for Any Budget
Your driveway serves several purposes. Firstly and most obviously it’s a place to park your car. That means it’s got to be rugged enough to withstand being driven over day-in, day-out, for years on end. But what’s often neglected is the visual impact that a well-built driveway has on your home. It’s the first thing that visitors see, after all; it’s therefore something that’s near-guaranteed to your home’s all-important kerb-appeal. If you’re on a tight budget, then getting your driveway into good shape can be difficult. Fortunately, there exist several tried-and-true hacks that will help you to get the best from your drive. Some of these are more obvious than…
Soil Erosion: By the Numbers
Soil erosion is an international risk that can have devastating effects ranging from decreased food production to property damages. It occurs when topsoil becomes loosened from the layers below it. As a result of this loosening, outside forces can remove the topsoil. Topsoil plays an essential role in plant growth and provides stable footing for construction. Maintaining topsoil is a necessity.
Tips to Save Some Money from the Tree Removal Cost
The minimum cost of hiring professional tree removal is $200 for a mature tree of decent size. But, it could be hiking up to 4 figures, $1,000 and more when it comes to large threes. This amount might be excluded from some more types of charges like stump removal and safety hazards. It means tree removal is not a cheap thing for some good reasons. Also, some good reasons are out there why you should get some different quotes from different tree removal companies. Getting quotes from multiple companies ensure of getting a way to save some money while hiring a tree removal or residential trash removal company. Things That…
7 Fence Design to Consider When Renovating Your Pool Area
So, you have a pool and want to make sure it is a safe and secure location. You do not want kids falling in the pool or animals getting stuck. There are various options to consider when choosing the fence for your pool. There are different materials and different designs available. There are also different styles depending on what kind of pool you have and how much of the pool and yard you want to fence in.
7 Practical Uses of an Empty Shed
An unused shed can seem like a waste of space, or even an active annoyance to be maneuvered around when you’re doing yard work. Sheds are ubiquitous, but we seldom stop to think about the potential that an empty shed has. If it isn’t being used for its primary purpose as a safe, outdoor storage space, an empty shed is effectively 120 feet of enclosed, weatherproof space that you can do virtually anything with. The possibilities are endless, and the following list of seven ideas is just a tiny selection of options to take your unused shed and turn it into a valuable, unique addition to your property. 1. A…
How Are Telescopic Pool Enclosures the Next Big Step Towards Home Remodeling?
As the weather begins to cool, people who love to swim in their private pools start to look gloomy. Not only does the cold give people enough reason to stay out of the waters, but it also drives them crazy thinking about the cleanup costs. Pool owners have tried all kinds of temporary covers to keep their swimming pools clean and safe during the winter months, but the onset of spring always brings extensive cleaning of their pools.