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Build It Up with Dirt and Stone: Landscape Strategies for Creating Useable Space in a Sloping Backyard

If your home is built on a lot with a slope, you know that you aren’t getting as much use out of your yard as you would like. It’s harder for the kids to play on a slope, and the incline of decline can affect your landscaping and garden planting aspirations. If you’re looking for […]

Giving Your Receiving Department an Upgrade? 2 Garage-Door Features You Should Look For

When it comes to making sure that your vendors can deliver inventory quickly and safely, few things are as important as your receiving doors. These commercial garage doors are vital for both the security of your products and your entire commercial warehouse—which is why every business owner should think about upgrading their overhead doors. Here […]

4 Things To Decide Before Refinishing Your Wood Floors

If you’re thinking about refinishing your wood floors, you want the end result to be as beautiful and flawless as possible. Before delving into the nitty-gritty details of who to hire and how much to budget, here are four main things to decide that will make your project flow seamlessly. Are your floors capable of […]

Tornadaos & Your Landscaping — Tips From The Wizard Of Oz For Dealing With The Aftermath Of A Big Wind Storm

When a tornado tore through Dorothy’s fictional town in “The Wizard of Oz” and transported her over the rainbow, it meant that she didn’t have to deal with the mess that the twister left behind. Unfortunately for you, it’s highly unlikely that you’ll find yourself dancing down the yellow brick road with munchkins. So once […]

Fire Alert And Alarm Considerations For Homes With Deaf Or Hard-Of-Hearing Residents

Every residence should be equipped with smoke alarms, at a minimum, and depending on local codes, other fire alert devices. However, deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals need additional protections to ensure they are not sufficiently warned during a fire emergency. Audible alarms simply aren’t sufficient to provide warning for most deaf and hard-of-hearing persons. That is […]

How to Measure the Sludge in Your Septic Tank

If you have recently moved into a home with a septic tank for the first time, then you may know very little about septic-tank maintenance. You also may have no idea how large the septic tank is, when the last pumping was completed, or when you need to schedule a cleaning. If you are confused […]

4 Ways Northern U.S. Homeowners Can Reduce How Much Energy Their New Ductless Heat Pump Uses

Heat pumps have long been used in the Southern United States to both cool and heat homes. In recent years, many homeowners in the Northern United States have also begun having heat pumps installed. As The Boston Globe reports, some models are suitable for temperatures as low as -20 degrees Fahrenheit, and many units are […]

No, Your Home Doesn’t Need an Exorcism, Just a Dehumidifier

High levels of humidity inside the home can cause a lot of problems, from encouraging the growth of mold and mildew to triggering allergy symptoms. If you’ve been thinking about buying a dehumidifier, but you’re not quite sure you really need one, here are at least five signs that your initial instincts were right. Sign […]

Understanding Water Contamination And UV Filtration

If you want yourself and your family to be as healthy as possible, then you likely pay close attention to the types of things that you put in your body. Not only should you inspect and choose food wisely, but you should also make sure that the water you drink is as clean as possible. […]

3 Ideas for Accessible Kitchen Cabinet Design

If you’re a person with disabilities or live with someone who is disabled, you know that making a home accessible goes a lot further than installing wheelchair ramps. A disability doesn’t prevent a person from wanting to do as much as the can for themselves and perform daily tasks that they enjoy, like preparing and […]