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.

17
November

When your home has become a haven for ants, there are things that can be done to get rid of them. Most home remedies will only work for a while, only to have the ant problem return. The best solution for getting rid of ants is to call a professional. Most people would prefer natural methods as opposed to using harsh chemicals. When using natural products it is important to treat all areas of the home and not just where you may see the ants coming in.

16
November

We’ve all seen the bottled water ads and commercials featuring tropical paradises and crisp clear sparkling water that promises ultimate health and well-being. And, when you pay a premium of up to 1900 times more for bottled water than you do for tap, you certainly expect to get the “purest” water possible!

So you’re thinking about building a chicken coop? You’re not alone. The past few years have brought a dramatic increase in the number of people now raising chickens for eggs, meats or just as a hobby. This is especially true in urban settings. Because of this increased interest, there has also been an explosion of plans that are now available on chicken coop designs. Picking the right building plan for you will depend on numerous factors. The tips below provide helpful information on choosing the plan that is best for your situation and the breed of chicken you plan to raise.

12
November

A small backyard is no reason to just mow and weed whack. You can turn that postage stamp sized yard into a haven with some clever landscaping. You don’t need to spend alot of cash doing it either. Sometimes the simplest changes can make the most difference. It’s easy as 1. Privacy, 2. Patio, 3. Plants.

12
November

If you are thinking about building or replacing a fence at your home you have probably looked at the many options for fencing materials that now exist. While not always the modern choice, there are a few facts about wooden fence panels that make them desirable.