Dressing a table for a meal adds a certain level of class to the experience. Linens may be what we are used to seeing or experiencing, however, you can switch things up to add a little flair and a range of looks by using different materials for the dining room table. Nothing Sometimes having nothing on a wooden table can add character, warmth, and charm to a meal experience. So if you have a dining table made of rich wood, you may want to try the experience of setting dinner on the bare wooden table. [Read More]
Keep The Heat In And The Pests Out: What Are Some Good Insulation Options For Attics?
Insulating your attic is a smart idea since the EPA says that it can save you 15% on heating and cooling costs. While you definitely want to keep the heat in during the winter, insulation has another benefit: keeping critters out. During the cold months, pests seek out niches in homes since they can lay eggs and nest in a warm environment. Even the smallest pests, like termites and pine beetles, can wreak havoc on your home's infrastructure if they get in. [Read More]
Cleaning Guide For Fiberglass And Aluminum Awnings
Solid awnings, such as those made from aluminum or fiberglass, are an important part of your home's exterior. They add decorative value as well as providing energy savings by shielding your home's interior from the sun. For these reasons, you want to keep the awning in good condition. The following guide can help you avoid some common issues: General grime Dust, pollen, and dirt will build up on the awning. Taking care of it at regular intervals can help you avoid some of the other cleaning issues below. [Read More]
How To Create A Great Family Room
Are you decorating a family room in a new home? Perhaps you have just decided to redo your present family room. Either way, from the furniture to selecting a cast stone fireplace mantel, here are some ideas that might help you to design something special for you to enjoy with your friends and family: The Furniture - Remember that this room will probably get a lot of use. Consider getting leather furniture. [Read More]