Lawn - Garden

A wooden garden shed can provide you with many benefits. Many homeowners consider building their own garden shed to store garden tools, landscaping equipment and other supplies. Some will also use this building for a safe environment to establish seedlings before moving them outdoors. A garden shed may be larger or smaller in size, and it can add function and convenience alike to your gardening experience. Before you start building your own garden shed, however, there are a few things you should consider fully.

Home Tech

Every homeowner and renter wants to feel comfortable in their home. You never want to feel like you need to worry when you lock your door and drive to work for the day. The problem is, in today’s turbulent economy, more and more home burglars are breaking into homes and taking valuable items. In fact, home burglaries make up about 90 percent of the non-violent crime in the nation. You do not want to fall victim to home burglars just because you are not prepared. The best way to protect yourself in this situation is to invest in a monitored alarm system. Choosing the best alarm system and...

Green Home

For many regions of the country, drought can cause a serious problem with water shortages, high temperatures, and little or no rain. Luckily, the rise in popularity of earth friendly living has created a movement of people catching and harvesting rain water in order to use it for a variety of different projects and other uses in times of need. Installing a rain catchment system can be done at home without the help of professionals, though extremely complex rain harvesting and rain water treatment systems can also be installed by professionals. By taking a look at your water needs, budget, and the...

Home Improvement
25
January

A basement that develops water damage can cause serious consequences for your home. Water can cause foundation problems, mold and mildew. Repairing the damage can cost tens of thousands of dollars if it is caught late in the process. However, if you spot the warning signs early, you can decrease the amount of money it will cost to repair the damage. If you are considering purchasing a home, these warning signs can help prevent you from purchasing a home that will need immediate repairs to be completed.

Cooking
22
January

Choosing a set of kitchen knives is a decision that any home-owner should not take lightly. Having a good set of quality knives helps to make cooking much easier, and selecting a great set is an investment. Although knives can be expensive, with proper care and maintenance, uses can expect to have the same set for many years to come.

Pets

How To Build A Chicken Coop

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15
May

Raising chickens is a great hobby that provides you with fresh eggs, meat and fertilizer for your garden. As with any animal, chickens require some form of housing. This usually entails the building of a chicken coop. You don’t need special carpentry skills or overly complicated plans. Chickens will be happy and healthy as long as you meet their basic needs.

06
March

If you are trying to incorporate more greens into your diet, you should definitely experiment with recipes that contain kale. Kale is considered to be extremely nutritious because it is packed with vitamins and minerals, and it is also a powerful antioxidant. Additionally, it is a good source of protein and dietary fiber. Although kale is not commonly used in many American kitchens, it is surprisingly easy to cook with and can be prepared in a wide variety of ways.

Make A Healthy Pizza

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02
March

Pizza is one of everyone’s all time favorites. But getting take out or delivery pizzas can really do a job on your health. Most of them will slam you with 300 or more calories for just one slice! Which is terrible considering most people want more than one slice. Here are some healthier alternatives to pizza.

29
February

Whether you have just moved into a new home with dirty carpets or you are looking to freshen up the carpet in your existing home, a steam cleaner can make an enormous difference while cleaning. Taking your time browsing through the variety of steam cleaners on the market will help open your eyes towards plenty of fantastic options for your cleaning needs. Instead of simply picking out any steam cleaner offered for a good price, you should consider the unique styles and purposes of different cleaners until you find the ideal model. It may come as a surprise that there are numerous designs of steam cleaners for sale, so you will need to pay close attention when searching for the very best one for your home.

27
February

Jerky is meat that has had the moisture removed from it by exposing it to low and dry heat. It is a dried type of meat, instead of a cooked meat. Making beef jerky is easy and fun, and it makes a wonderful snack. It does not require many skills to make good beef jerky, nor does it take a lot of equipment.

24
February

When contemplating having a pig as a pet, families need to obtain as much information as possible. Considered a farm animal in many locations, communities may or may not allow private pig ownership. Pigs display affection, intelligence and loyalty, but might also have demanding and possibly aggressive temperaments. The health and well being of pigs demands plenty of attention, regular exercise and safe, inescapable environments.