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Fireplace

Something Different for the Interior – Ethanol Fireplace Units

There you are – sitting next to a fire that is making you totally relaxed. But this fire is an ethanol fire – sitting atop a table or placed upon the floor. Come and let’s view some samples.

Lighting

Lighting Review: Something Interesting Pendant Lighting

There are all kinds of pendant lighting. Many you can buy online or via retail. Or something that is interesting and creative. Maybe something DYI. Let’s take a look at some ideas.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) –      Vinca

The nice thing about vinca is that the flower can take a very hot summer day and remain colorful and virbrant. Drought tolerant too. Perfect bedding flower.

Laundry/Mud Room

photo image analysis: Do You Have a Mudroom?

Mudrooms! The must-need room in many new home constructions. But what about your home now? Can or should you convert your back entrance into a stage mudroom? And why?

Doors and Windows

Why Not Renovate a Sunny Room to Keep It Bright

You just need more natural light. Something that will brighten up the kitchen or other interior room. Then you need large picture windows. Brings in natural light and an outside view.

Bath

Not Just a Toilet … But a Stylish Toilet

Maybe something you don’t think about much. But someday you will need to replace or upgrade your toilet. Question is what kind of style?

HVAC & Utilities

Infographic: Reducing Heat Loss in Your Home

How often have you sat at home wrapped in a cardigan or sweater and still felt a bitter cold seeping into your bones? You might wonder how your home could be so cold all the time, but a quick walkthrough of the property may reveal several sources of preventable heat loss.

Country/Farm Kitchen

Feeling a Little Country … Country Kitchen That Is!

Got some country kitchen feeling. Nice choice. It’s simple in design with a welcome home feeling. Something to consider in your kitchen remodeling plan.

Holiday Events

Celebrating the Easter Morning!

It’s Easter morning … beautiful morning to celebrate the renewing spring and the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Enjoy your morning.

Home Decor

Window Blinds – All Types for Shade and Privacy

You have all types of window blinds to block the hot sun rays and to give you privacy. Let’s review the varying types of window blinds for your particular room.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) –      Geraniums

copyright image by Pixabay 1 | Pixabay 2 What to know about geraniums – Notes: Light:  full sun    –    Height:  6-12 inches; 1-3 feet    –    Season:  spring, summer, fall, with some winter blooms

Automation & Security

There is a Tornado Storm Warning – What’s Next

Dark clouds ahead – could it mean a tornado? Depends where you are. But if you live within tornado alley, dark clouds ahead may mean you need to seek shelter.

Kitchen Accessories

Understanding Pork – Looking At The Different Cuts and Cooking

Understanding pork – where does it come from – the different pork butcher cuts – and how to cook pork to enjoy each different cut.

Easter Season

Decorating Your Easter Egg!

Happy Easter! Do you have your Easter eggs all ready for the season? How about taking some time this year to really decorate an egg. Something that will be special for the celebration.

Landscaping

photo image analysis: Setting Up a Small Garden

So you have a small backyard – not much room to do anything except a couple of chairs on a patchy lawn. So why not turn you small backyard into an elegant oasis. It will become the favorite place to be.

Living/Family Room

Going Minimalist for Your Living Room Design

Have you tried the minimalist look for your living room? It means designing is something simple, with minimal decor. It not only looks great, but easier to keep tidy.

Basement

Looking On What Can Be Put In the Basement

The basement is a big area space that can be utilized in multiple ways. So let’s take a look at the many different ways you can use your basement space. Remodeling your basement can add value to your home.

Garden Planting

summer landscaping (sunny flowers) –      Petunia

The hardy petunia is one of gardeners’ favorite flowers. It grows in many zones and spreads like wild fire. And the colors are all over the place.

Automation & Security

What To Do In the Unlikely Event of an Earthquake

Earthquakes! Not a fun event to be in. And they can strike suddenly without any warning. Question is what can you do to prepare for an earthquake?

Landscaping

April Showers Bring May Flowers … and More!

April showers bring May flowers. And it can be one of the beautiful seasons of the year. So let’s take a look of those magical flowers that pop up early.