Swimming pools and summer are synonymous for many of us. With an ever-increasing number of options, in-ground pools are starting to have personality. From zero-entry slopes and sun shelves to infinity edges and waterfalls, custom pools are the new wave.
There are many great ways to improve your home’s curb appeal, like using your door as a pop of color or adding planters and landscaping. But one of the best ways to refresh the exterior is with updated lighting. It not only acts as a design element but can give different layers of light and add a lot of value to your home! Here are a few ways you can level-up your curb appeal with outdoor lighting.
Many waterfront homes feature a hillside between the house and the water's edge. This can be a problematic and attractive attribute at the same time. At first glance, a steep hillside can seem like a grueling landscape design challenge, but what the average homeowner often misses is the beautiful potential it holds.
Privacy fencing has long been a staple of the American landscape. Whether used for property definition, safety, or screening, its uses are many. Traditional wood fences are economical, but in the last few decades, privacy fencing has been increasingly used as an architectural element in the landscape.
While many are now working from home, a select few are taking it a step further and working productively outside in nature. The mental and physical health benefits of spending time outdoors are well documented and can enhance your work experience as long as the space is carefully selected, planned, and constructed.
While an undiscovered mold problem may lead to structural and property damage, there are potential health implications as well. These range from allergic reactions, asthma attacks, and chronic sinus problems to poisoning by mycotoxins and fungal infections. Toxic mold exposure can also cause memory loss, insomnia, anxiety, depression, lack of focus, and confusion.
A chilly draft in your otherwise cozy winter home means there’s a leak somewhere. With a little effort, sealing gaps will get you back to toasty.
While holiday lights get a lot of attention, there’s more than one form of outdoor décor that can set a festive tone around your home this time of year. With some pretty and practical applications, you can let nature take the lead with your festive embellishments.
Michigan’s wintry weather also provides the perfect backdrop for one of yesteryear’s popular activities – ice skating.
People frequently drive or stroll by the back of our homes, and our families and good friends usually enter that way. Considering all the “Backdoor Guests are the Best” signs available for purchase online, shouldn’t we make the rear just as beautiful as the front?