Whether a home is new, centennial, or somewhere in between, there can be not-so-obvious entry points for critters such as insects and mice. Before the snow starts piling up, it’s a good idea to locate and seal gaps that can invite these unwanted guests.
There are some jobs around the house you can do yourself. But when should you call a handyman? Here are some tips on when you might need help.
We’ve all heard preparedness tips before, but it is never a bad idea to refresh our memories occasionally. Start by making sure that you keep the basics on hand: a first-aid kit, bottled water, canned goods, and other nonperishable food and necessities. And don’t forget pet food, too!
Although the season comes with winter sports and beautiful views, it also comes with chores. Don’t let closing your in-ground pool be one you ignore!
Having the right type and amount of insulation is key to maintaining comfortable temperatures throughout the home and managing your energy costs.
fall lawn care should begin around Labor Day; it is the perfect time to fight off weeds and grubs that might affect your lawn’s health. Weeds absorb the most nutrients as they prepare for winter dormancy, so spreading an herbicide in the fall has the greatest effect against turf intruders.
A properly designed and built retaining wall can be multifunctional and have a pleasing aesthetic. Its main purpose is to provide stability to soil at risk of erosion and to protect structures from water runoff that could lead to foundation issues.
Erosion, drainage issues, an ugly fence, unattractive utility areas - these are just a few of the eyesores homeowners may face when buying or maintaining a home. With a little know-how, there are natural ways to remedy annoying landscape concerns.
Though the origin of awnings may be uncertain, there’s no doubt they’re still in use for a good reason. These pretty and practical accents enhance our outdoor spaces while offering protection overhead.
From England’s monolithic Stonehenge rock formations to the extravagant palace gardens of Versailles in France to current-day trends in residential and commercial landscape architecture, the foundational elements of design have remained true over the course of time: line, form, color, and texture.