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How Do You Know What Granite To Choose For Your Kitchen Countertop?

13 April 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

The kitchen countertop that you choose will have a significant impact on the appearance of your kitchen. One of the more popular materials for countertops is granite. This is because of how durable it is, how easy it is to maintain, the fact that it increases the value of your home, and, of course, how beautiful it truly is. Here, you'll find some information that can help you select the perfect granite countertop to complete your kitchen. Read More …

How To Paint A Wooden Pergola

27 February 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you are looking to redefine the style of your exterior by painting your pergola, you need to figure out the most practical method.  There aren't many projects that are as practical and cost effective as a simple paint job. This article specifically compares the differences between painting with rollers and paint brushes, or using a pneumatic spraygun systems. Both methods can be practical and time efficient, depending on your particular home and situation. Read More …

Did You Just Discover That Your Vacation Home Flooded? 3 Tips For Handling The Clean Up

28 December 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When you have a property that spends large amounts of time empty, there is always the possibility that serious damage could occur while you are gone. Unfortunately, there are many common issues that can lead to water damage in your vacation home, and all it takes is a roof leak or burst pipe to send water flooding into your property. Once you discover water damage, it is important to act quickly to preserve the safety of your home. Read More …

Incorporating Modern Furniture Into Your Home

25 November 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Creating a chic and contemporary living space is important to many homeowners. If you enjoy a modern design aesthetic, then adding modern furnishings to your home can help you achieve the interior design look you desire. Here are three tips that you can use to more effectively incorporate modern furniture into your home in the future. 1. Maintain a simple color palette. It's essential that you think about your color palette carefully when making the decision to add modern furnishings to your home. Read More …

Awnings: Is This the Exterior Window Treatment for You?

27 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

You take care to make sure your windows are dressed on the interior, choosing the perfect draperies or curtains, but to complete your window treatments, don't forget the exterior side of the window. Window awnings can add an additional architectural element to your home or business. Awnings are fabricated from several different materials, and the one you choose will determine the overall look. Awnings can also reduce energy costs by limiting the amount of sunlight that enters. 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.