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Fireplace Insert Basics

22 February 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Do you have an old fireplace you no longer use due to maintenance issues or simply because a standard wood fire seems like too much work? If so, then a fireplace insert may be able to give that old hearth new life. What Is an Insert? An insert is a self-contained unit that fits into your existing fireplace. It is made of insulated steel or similar durable material, so there is less heat loss into the chimney compared to a standard masonry fireplace. Read More …

Septic Tank Baffles: Did Your Baffles Deteriorate?

20 November 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you see heavy sludge floating on the top of your drain field, inspect the concrete baffles inside your septic tank right away. If the baffles deteriorate, solid waste will build up on the surfaces of the baffles or it will pass through to the drain field. Learn more about baffles and how to repair them below. This is an important part of septic tank maintenance and can keep your system healthy. Read More …

How Limestone Can Be Used Around Your Home

18 August 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you own a home but have not made use of limestone, then you are missing out on the perks of using this natural stone. There are actually a variety of different ways that you can make use of limestone in and around your home. If you are interested in improving your home and exploring this great natural stone material at the same time, consider the ideas below. Kitchen Counters Read More …

Need Shade? How To Care For Your Canvas Canopy

25 June 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Summer is right around the corner. If you're making plans for outdoor activities, now's the time to invest in a canvas canopy. Canvas canopies provide protection from the elements. They also provide you with plenty of shade. This is especially important when natural shade isn't available. With the right care, your canvas canopy will last for years to come. Here are four tips that will help you care for your new canopy. Read More …

Can New Kitchen Cabinetry Change The Way You See Your Kitchen?

8 May 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Believe it or not, one of the biggest changes you can make to your kitchen involves the kitchen cabinetry. Getting new kitchen cabinets not only affects how you feel about your kitchen but the way you feel every time you work in your kitchen. The bigger the changes, the greater your action is likely to be. What Kinds of Changes Can You Make with Your Kitchen Cabinets? Changing your kitchen cabinetry involves so much more than merely changing the colors of your cabinets with a coat of pain. Read More …

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Making Your Garden A Beautiful Place

I have never been one of those people who loves to spend time outside, but when I purchased a home, I wanted a gorgeous garden. I didn't want to risk the value of my property dwindling because of issues with a few simple details, so I focused on feeding my plants, improving their watering schedule, and avoiding some of the pests that were damaging my friends' and neighbors' lawns. If you have ever wondered how to create gardens that grow without a lot of care or long, lush, lawns, this blog is for you. Read more about home and garden topics here.