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.

Raising your own chickens can be a great source of fresh eggs and meat, as well as an enjoyable hobby. Providing your birds with well designed nesting boxes placed a proper distance off of the floor will help to keep them more content and, therefore, more productive.

The autumn season is one of the best times of the year to enjoy time outdoors. If you have not utilized the benefit of a patio space during the summer, now is the time to start enjoying your outdoor space. Or, if you have just moved into a home that has a patio, you will want to extend your living space into that patio area so that you can enjoy the pleasantly cool evenings autumn offers.

21
October

While garages are designed as a place to park vehicles, they often become places to store possessions we do not want to get rid of but have no immediate need to use. It doesn’t take long for the garage to become so cluttered not only can a car not be parked in it, but that snow shovel is buried when it is needed most.

Timed Pet Food Dispensers

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19
October

Pets are a wonderful addition to many families, but sometimes their feeding routines can become complicated. Maybe you work away from home, or perhaps your pet is on a special diet; either way, timed pet food dispensers can be a convenient way to simplify your pet’s feeding routine while keeping you and Fluffy happy. With the variety of automatic and timed pet food dispensers on the market today, there is a solution for every pet diet or human schedule.

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October

Grilling Ribs – The Ultimate Taste Treat For Legendary Cookouts
Ribs are great for backyard cookouts or for an afternoon barbecue in a picnic area of a local park where grills are provided. The first thing to do is choose whether you prefer pork or beef ribs for your rib soiree. There is a big difference in taste. So you may want to consider this especially when guests are invited. If pork or beef are a problem for guests, fudge it a little by using skinless, boneless chicken breasts sliced “rib style”.