How to Maintain Your Mower Blades

If you think about it, lawn mower blades get a lot of use during the summer.  What about in the colder months, though, while grass is dormant?  Those slower fall and winter months are a great time to perform necessary maintenance such as replacing the spark plug, filters, and sharpening the blades.

How do you know if your mower blades need sharpening?  Just look at your lawn after a cutting.  Can you see clumps of grass or small piles in your mowing lines?  Continue reading

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Dress Your Yard to Impress

It is beyond your front door that catches the eye of the passerby. Not pleased with the exterior of your home? It does not always require ongoing maintenance or expensive upgrades to the physical structure of your house. What many individuals disregard and deem unimportant is outdoor landscaping. Realistically this is an easy project home owners can do themselves. Many individuals make the mistake of ignoring landscape projects because they are perceived as too costly. This assumption can be true if you choose to hire a professional company or don’t consider your budget when organizing the job. Here are several tips on how you can dress your yard to impress your neighbors or those who pass by while working within a budget. Continue reading

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Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer Home Maintenance tipsAfter much anticipation, summer is finally here. So it’s time for vacations, parties, camps, and fun in the sun. But while you’re enjoying summer and all the fun times that come along with it, be sure to give your house a few moments of your time, so it can join in on the fun too. Here are a few tips you may want to consider this summer to help keep your home looking beautiful, safe, and in tip-top shape. Continue reading

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Transform Your Backyard

If you have a backyard that you don’t absolutely love, or you wish it could be of more use to you and your family, it might be time for a change.  Yards are a great place to spend time with your friends and family and truly enjoy your home.  If you’re ready to try something different or take your yard to the next level, there are tons of easy and inexpensive ways to transform your backyard from ordinary to extraordinary!  Whether you have 20 or 2,000 square feet of yard space, the first step is always to plan.  While your options are limitless, if you’re feeling overwhelmed or lost, here are a few ideas that might help get you started:
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How to Make Your Front Entrance More Attractive

Have you ever walked up to someone’s house and knew what the inside of their house would look like because the walkway so pleasant?  Making a great first impression is just as important with visitors to your house as it is when you first meet someone.  You want to put your best foot forward as soon as possible.  What better way than making your walkway to the entrance to your house the best it can be?

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How to Get Your Charcoal Grill Ready for Spring

Grilling out marks an important season for a lot of people. It comes along with long days and cool nights. There’s nothing better than firing up your charcoal grill and cooking delicious food for your closest friends and family. Even though grills are made to last several years, performing yearly maintenance ensures that your charcoal grill performs like new for even longer.

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Your Next Bottle of Water

Did you know that using a water filtration system can save you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars every year? Over $100 billion dollars is spent on bottled water every year worldwide. The United States is one of the top countries spending their hard earned dollars on bottled water. What’s wrong with this you might ask? See below to read some of the alarming facts about bottled water.

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How to care for, and maintain, yard tools

Once the winter months start rolling in, many yard tools are put into hibernation.  Below are a few tips to keep your tools in the best shape during the winter so when it is time to pull them out again they are still in good shape.
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Not all Light Bulbs are created Equally

When shopping for light bulbs, there are so many options to choose from. For many people, they aren’t aware of the different types and which types are the best to use. The following is some helpful information about why not all light bulbs are created equal.
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Steps to a Healthier Home

To keep your home happy and healthy, it’s important to take the steps necessary to make your home cleaner, safer, and greener all year long. Because the winter tends to bring about stuffy noses and angry colds, we decided to put together some helpful ways to make you home healthier this winter.
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