DIY Projects

Pest Control 101

If you think there is only one family living in your house, think again. Families four, six and eight-legged creatures are most likely nestled comfortably behind your walls. They may be eating your food, chewing through your stuff, and secretly delighting in scaring the living daylights out of you every once in awhile.

5 Ways to Get made in the Shade

Don't Get Burned this Summer

In the summertime, most of us look forward to spending as many hours as possible basking in the season's good weather. Picnics, pool parties and backyard barbeques are among the joys of summer, but too much time in the sun spells bad news. Sun exposure ages your outdoor furniture, not to mention your skin. It doesn't take long for a few hours in the sun to translate into a nasty sunburn or worse, heatstroke.

Drip Systems

Drip-pity-do!
Why a drip irrigation system is right for you.

Are you concerned about wasting precious water with your current sprinklers? Do you have plants on an odd-shaped, narrow, or sloped area that is difficult to water? Do you want to learn how to keep your garden irrigated but conserve water at the same time?

Bathtubs

bathtub

Get Soaking with a New Bathtub

After a long hard day, is there anything more relaxing than a nice hot bath? For many people, a long soak in a hot tub is the ultimate indulgence and the perfect place to soothe their worries, not to mention aches and pains.

Tankless Water Heaters

Going Tankless?
Everything You Want to Know about Tankless Water Heaters

Do your kids take endless showers and use up all the hot water? Are you blasted with scalding water if the toilet flushes while you are in the shower? Do you have to wait to take a bath if the dishwasher is running? Are you concerned about our planet running out of clean, fresh water and want to do your part by reducing your water use?

Staying on Budget

Help, this Renovation is Getting Out of Control!
Tips for Saving Time and Money on Your Remodel—Cost Busters

As projects go, it was about as big as they get: homeowner Maggie McGee had budgeted $400,000 for a major remodel of her New York house. She was expanding, yet trying to retain the home's architectural character. The project was projected to take four to six months to complete.