My first home renovation was my bathroom. I hired a local company to work with and we together created a master plan to redesign this small room. Then I went about picking out materials, appliances, furniture, and fixtures for my new bathroom. Read More →
Easy Does It! Number One rule of thumb when it comes to cleaning your car, van, truck, RV, or boat: A gentle touch goes a long way. Even though your car may be really grimy resist the urge to get out the heavy-duty detergent and surface cleaner, abrasive cleaning pads and scrubbing brushes. Read More →
Many people have fake lawns now, especially in dry areas such as the southwest. It makes sense, because an artificial lawn is so good when it comes to water conservation. However, is it possible that a synthetic lawn is more harmful than good when it comes to the environment? A quick look at these grass alternatives will help you make your own decision.
It’s 2014 and ants are still biting me. My most recent run in with these vicious creatures was in the Caribbean. As I hung my laundry up to dry on a clothesline a tiny little ant silently climbed up on me and bit me. I’m guessing that this is what happened since I didn’t feel the bite. After I noticed a little bump, like a pimple, I ignored it since it didn’t seem so bad.
During the cool season, most of us have to deal with all the leaves left on the lawn by trees that have shed them while awaiting their new spring apparel. The good news is that this allows more sunshine and warmth to hit the house: The bad news is that somebody has to pick up the leaves both for aesthetic and safety reasons. This is when lawn sweepers and vacuums come in handy.