7 Home Remedies for Deer Repellent

Deer are animals always looking for food in people’s gardens or their shrubs. All of these are subject to a deer’s food source. Some home remedies work well to repel deer from your gardens, shrubs or any other plants that deer might eat. Most home remedies are made with common household materials. Deer tend to … Read more

Home Landscape Decorating Ideas

Decorating your landscape adds curb appeal to your home. When thinking about how or what to include in your landscape, the outside of your home plays an important role. Updating your deck or shutters instantly adds detail and beauty to your homes landscape. Displaying decorations from your curb to your doorstep decorates your whole landscape. … Read more

6 Garage Door Spring Types

Garage door springs vary in sizes, depending on the height of the garage door and the weight of the garage door. Garage door springs install either above the frame of the garage door or on the rear end of the garage door track. All garage door springs serve the same purpose; they aid in the … Read more

HOW TO DECORATE POTTED PLANTS

Terra cotta pots typically hold plants and herbs for gardeners. If the orange, rust color does not strike your fancy, you may decorate and paint terra cotta pots. You do not need to remove your potted plants from their pot to paint them. Allow your imagination to guide you when deciding what to paint or … Read more

How to Install a Vinyl Gutter System

Vinyl gutter systems snap together, and utilize a system of easy-to-install hanging brackets. Everything you need to replace or install vinyl gutters come in the system when you purchase it from your local hardware or home improvement store. Vinyl gutters contain permanent color and have a high durability to extreme heat and cold. Vinyl gutters … Read more

Painting a Beautiful Home

The secret of painting a beautiful home starts in the preparation. No amount of paint will make a home look beautiful if it has peeling wood, holes or cracks. Making repairs to the exterior of a home ensures the paint will last and appeal to the eye. Restoring the exterior of your home to its … Read more

How to Decorate Potted Plants

Terra cotta pots typically hold plants and herbs for gardeners. If the orange rust color does not strike your fancy, you may decorate and paint terra cotta pots. You do not need to remove your potted plants from their pot to paint them. Here’s how to decorate your potted plants. Allow your imagination to guide … Read more

How to Remodel an Older Camper

Older campers may benefit from remodeling them if the camper isn’t updated or modernized. In lieu of replacing an older camper with a newer one, sprucing it up will improve it. Modifying & updating an older camper does not need exceptional skills or tools. Modifying an older camper requires ample time to complete the renovation. … Read more

Gifts for the Organic Gardener

When deciding on gifts for the organic gardener, consider all aspects involved in gardening and the tools required. Perhaps, the gardener in your life longs for a decorative item to include in her garden, or she is in need of new gardening supplies. Here are the best gifts for organic gardeners.   Painted Flower Pots … Read more

Landscaping Ideas for Your Driveway

When deciding on your landscaping design, do not forget to include your driveway. Typically, landscaping tends to lack around driveways. Decide if you want your driveway landscaping to include privacy or not. Landscaping your driveway adds curb appeal to your home.   Border Your Driveway Border your driveway with shrubs, flowers, a small wall or … Read more

Landscaping Ideas for Fences

When you consider your landscaping design, consider installing fences. Decide if you wish to have a privacy fence, or a decorative fence. Fences come in a large variety of sizes, colors, shapes and materials. Purchase the proper sized fence for the landscaping. You may install the fence yourself, or perhaps you may have to hire … Read more

Deck Gardening Ideas

A person’s deck provides an opportunity for gardening. When deciding on what to garden on your deck, take into consideration the amount of space available and the typical deck usage. Select a variety of containers for your deck garden to provide you with the most gardening space. Here are some deck gardening ideas.   Flower … Read more

How to Rescreen a Sliding Patio Door

If your patio door screen is damaged, you do not need to buy a new sliding door. You can repair almost every component of the door by purchasing replacement parts at any home improvement center. Screens come in a variety of sizes and materials. Fiberglass cloth screen is perhaps the most common and easiest to … Read more

Repairing a Garden Shovel Handle

If your favorite garden shovel handle broke while you were working, you may want to consider replacing the handle instead of purchasing a new shovel. Garden shovel handles commonly break from extended periods of use or weathering. Replacing your shovel handles allows you to keep your favorite garden shovel and is less expensive than purchasing … Read more

How to Install a Dry Well

If your lawn looks like you have a small pond, but you don’t, you may wish to consider installing a dry well. Installing a dry well is an inexpensive solution to channel water away from your home or other areas in your yard where water may collect and pool. This prevents possible water damage to … Read more

How to Cut Landscape Blocks

Perhaps you want to incorporate landscape blocks into your landscape design but need to cut them to a specific size, don’t fret as landscape blocks can cut to any size needed. Maybe you’re paving a walkway with your landscape blocks or you’re edging a garden. No matter what you use them for, you can customize … Read more

Home Landscape Design Ideas

Decorating your landscape adds curb appeal to your home. When thinking about how or what to include in your landscape, the outside of your home plays an important role. Updating your deck or shutters instantly adds detail and beauty to your home’s landscape. Displaying decorations from your curb to your doorstep decorates your whole landscape. … Read more

DIY Flagstone Patio or Walkway

Perhaps your landscaping lacks a walkway or patio. Consider installing a flagstone walkway or patio. Installing flagstone does not require extensive skill, tools or knowledge yet adds a decorative touch to your lawn. Staking out the area allows you to change the design before you start the installation of the flagstones. This gives you a … Read more

Deck Remodeling Ideas

Remodeling a deck involves tasks as simple as redecorating or as complex as building an addition onto your deck. How you remodel your deck is all up to you. Consider all aspects when deciding on how you want to remodel your deck. Perhaps you only need to add some fine details or possibly you want … Read more

Crushed Brick Landscaping Ideas

If you have crushed brick and need to landscape with it, you do not need any special skills or tools. Crushed brick works well as a landscaping material. Over time, crushed brick will seep in to the ground, Take this in to account when designing a landscape with it, as you may need to replace … Read more

25 Must Have Tool Box Essentials

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Every home should have a basic toolbox! Whether you are just starting out on your own, or you have been a homeowner for some time, tools play an important part in maintaining the home. Perhaps, your child just purchased his-or-her first home and you are seeking a list to create a toolbox as a home … Read more

5 STEPS TO PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR PAINT

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Taking the proper steps before painting your home can be a great benefit to you because it will save you time. A couple of things you should take into consideration are; what type of paint you want to paint with, such as flat paint or maybe even a gloss finished paint. They all offer different … Read more

5 EASY BACKYARD STORAGE IDEAS     

5 easy backyard storage ideas

Look around your backyard and consider where you can incorporate storage. Your backyard holds limitless possibilities for your personal storage needs. Consider what items you lack storage for when deciding on your storage solution. If you have, numerous items to store in your backyard consider creating two or more storage solutions. This provides ample storage … Read more

5 BACKYARD PAVING IDEAS

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Paving your backyard with pavers provides an inexpensive option compared to hiring professional to pour a cement slab. Installing pavers requires laying the pavers on the dirt. Consider the size of your pavers for each project in your backyard. Pavers come in a variety of sizes, colors, and shapes. Reflect on the use of the … Read more

5 DIY IDEAS FOR A CONTAINER GARDEN

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When you look for ideas on container gardening, consider the containers themselves. Typically, herbs, small flowers or vegetables grow in container gardens. Container gardening provides the possibility of relocating the garden from one area to another. Think outside the box when selecting your containers for your container garden. MAILBOXES Mailboxes make a unique, artistic container … Read more

6 Cozy Front Porch Ideas

6 Cozy Front Porch Ideas

Undecorated front porches do not provide a cozy place to relax. When decorating a front porch to create a cozy area, decorate it as you would a room in a home. Soft furniture to relax in, tables to hold drinks, and a place to sit down in the afternoon turns a boring front porch into … Read more

6 AMAZING LANDSCAPING IDEAS

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Now that nice weather is here, many of us want our landscaping to look amazing! Amazing landscaping takes time, patience and creativity. When deciding on the ideas and design of your landscape consider how much time you spend outdoors. If you frequently hold outdoor dinner parties or drink your morning coffee outdoors, include an area … Read more

Outdoor Patio Ideas

Outdoor patios often hold barbecues for family and friends as well as provide a relaxing place to enjoy a nice cup of iced tea or read a book. Incorporate decorative items on your patio. Perhaps, you would like to escape the summer sun while sitting on your patio or want to highlight your greenery and … Read more

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