Fall Home Projects

Insulate Going up into the attic on a hot day isn’t ideal. But there is another reason to wait until fall to do any projects that should do with insulating your home. You can feel a draft when the weather…

Great Winter Vegetables 

It’s surprising how many gardeners assume that once the summer is over, so is their garden. There are many different vegetables that are at their best when temperatures are cool – and sometimes even cold – withstanding light to heavy…

Happy Labor Day!  

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It creates a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the…

What is Dry Rot?

Dry rot, also known as brown rot, can ruin any type of wood anywhere in or out of your home. Dry rot is the decay of wood in any wooden structures caused by certain fungi. The fungi is almost always…

Healthy Back-To-School Tips

Summer is almost over for many kids – help them get the very best start to their year. Bring Bedtime Back:   Switching from summer hours to early bedtimes is the toughest part of the back to school routine. But a…

Tips on How to Hire a Contractor

Get Recommendations Start with your friends and family and then check in with your local community Facebook, or ‘Next-door Neighborhood’ for referrals. Do Phone Interviews Make a quick call to each of your prospects and ask them the following questions:…

Decorating Ideas for Summer

Welcome summer by entertaining outdoors. Low tables, floor pillows, and strands of clear outdoor lights will set the perfect mood. Combos of bright colors, such as turquoise, red, and white, create a festive atmosphere and will keep everyone in a…