If you’re interested in growing a thriving veggie garden in your own yard, learn tips for preparing the space and planting seeds.

How Do You Care For Your Granite Countertops?

31 August 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Granite countertops are an investment that can increase the value of your home. However, poorly cared for countertops can impact the overall appearance of your kitchen. To help you keep your countertops in the best condition possible, here are some tips for caring for them.  Seal the Surface Even if your granite countertop had a sealant applied to the surface when it was installed, it can fade over time. When the seal is gone, oils, liquids, and other substances can get into the pores of the granite and cause stains. Read More …

Guide To Bridging And Mushing Issues In Water Softeners

8 August 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Proper maintenance of a water softener is a requirement if you want to ensure that your unit is working correctly. Salt systems are prone to salt issues that can affect softening quality and ability. Fortunately, by understanding these issues, you can avoid them completely or at least quickly fix the problem if one does occur. The following guide can help. Bridging and Mushing The first issue, salt bridging, occurs when salt forms a crust instead of dissolving into the brine tank of the softener. Read More …

Tips For Preventing Weed Growth Between Flagstones

15 July 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Whether you're installing a walkway, patio or other space out in your yard, flagstone is a great option to create the look that you want. Since flagstone is irregular in shape, you should think about filling in the space between the pavers to help keep the weeds at bay. This is important, because invasive weeds can actually overtake the ground beneath the flagstone with a heavy root system that may cause shifting and cracking. Read More …

Elements Of Outdoor Wall Lighting Fixtures For A Gothic Style Home

23 June 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Do you live in a Gothic style home? Are you trying to add some curb appeal that stays true to your home's style and wondering what outdoor wall lighting fixtures would work best on your house? If so, here are three things to keep in mind when searching for Gothic style outdoor lighting. Height During the late Medieval period, when Gothic architecture was at its prime, structures were often built narrow and tall to reflect people's hopes of reaching Heaven. Read More …

Answering A Few Questions You Might Have About Bed Bugs

29 April 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Insect infestations can present a sizable threat to your home. Unfortunately, it can be common for homeowners to be fairly uninformed about the various different types of insect infestations that they can experience. In particular, bed bugs are a relatively new problem in many areas of the country, and some homeowners may benefit from learning the answers to the following three questions about this problem. How Do Bed Bugs Get In Your Home? Read More …

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Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden at Home

Adding a veggie garden to your property is a great way to increase its overall value, improve your home’s curb appeal, and save some money throughout the year thanks to all the free food that you can expect to receive from it. I’ve been growing a vegetable garden for more than five years now, and I harvest enough food to share with the neighbors. They love my squash and tomatoes! If you’re interested in growing a thriving veggie garden in your own yard, spend some time on the pages of my blog and you will find all sorts of valuable tips and tricks that will help ensure that any effort you make toward planting a personal garden is worth it.