5 tips to combat allergens in your home.

Tips to combat allergens.

  During the spring and summer months allergens become one of the peskiest issues you will have to contend with.   There are about a billion different allergens in the world and there is no real way to avoid them.   However, there are some ways that you can combat allergens in your home.   …

10 tips to avoid scratching that itch.

How not to scratch that itch.

  In the past, I have written about my own ongoing battle with allergies, sensitivities, skin conditions and itchiness – and how difficult it has been to avoid scratching that itch.   This is a great article offering exceptionally good advice for everyone who has experienced these conditions. ____________________ When you have a skin condition …

5 easy ways to decorate a chain link fence.

Ways to decorate a chain link fence.

  We’ve all seen chain link fences, and many of us have them, but sometimes they’re not really fun to look at. These necessary demarcation devices are often, at best, boring to behold; and sometimes, they’re the eyesore of an otherwise beautiful yard. Here are five easy ways to decorate your chain link fence and improve it’s …

Green with envy: 5 tips for a better lawn.

Green with envy: 5 tips for a better lawn.

  If you feel green with envy when you look out the window at the lawns of your neighbors, you are not alone.   Many people try dozens of ideas to make their lawns look better. The first thing a home owner should tackle, especially if looking to increase their home’s curb appeal, is the …

Take heed! How not to prune a tree.

How not to prune a tree.

  Pruning helps to improve the health and overall appearance of a tree, and therefore your entire garden or yard, by removing dead limbs and encouraging new growth.   Leaving dead or dying limbs in place can become a real eyesore, one that may place a great deal of stress on a tree or even …

Being green: The basics of lawn care.

The basics of lawn care.

  Let’s face it, we all want to have the perfect lawn. Lush, green, smooth and awesomely refreshing, it’s one of the main landscaping features every homeowner dreams of.   We’ve seen some great lawns on TV shows, movies, and ads – and they often look almost surreal.   So, why doesn’t your lawn look …

Maintaining a healthy lawn is easy if you follow these tips.

Maintaining a healthy lawn is essential if you want to keep up appearances all year round.

  During the winter, your garden can put up with a lot. The cold weather can do serious damage to the plants and flowers, not to mention the lawn.   Maintaining a healthy lawn is essential if you want to keep up appearances all year round.   Your lawn is the main feature of your garden …

5 of the most difficult home disasters to deal with.

5 of the most difficult home disasters to deal with.

  Your home can be susceptible to any types of disasters.   Here are 5 of the most feared home disasters, and the most difficult to deal with when they do strike.     1   Pest infestations.   No one likes the idea of having their home invaded by animals or bugs, but there …