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photo image analysis: Organizing Your Garage Work Space

You have tools – screws – tape – and all kinds of workbench items. Everything is scattered around. Time to use some garage organization to put everything in place.

Green Home

Hydroponic Gardening – An Illustration of How

The future of farming – or in your case, vegetable gardening. We are speaking of hydroponic gardening. Some illustrations on how this works.

Green Home

10 Natural Remedies to Keep Your Home Bug-Free

When it comes to selling your home, appearance matters. Something as simple as a fresh coat of paint and a new set of sheets can take your showing to the next level and make the home more valuable.

Laundry/Mud Room

Making Mud Room Cabinets

If you are coming into the home from the outside, your first stop must be the mudroom. A staging area to remove your shoes and other unclean items before tracking the “outside” into our clean home.

Utility Needs

Machines to Help You Clean Your House

You got to clean your home this weekend. So what can you use to help make the cleaning easier? You can find all types of cleaning machines and tools. Let’s review a few.

Automation & Security

Hurricane is Coming – What Should You Do?

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

Automation & Security

Taking a Summer Vacation – Make Sure to Protect Your Home

So you are going on your vacation. Leaving your home for a week or so. But the go-away question is how to keep your home protected during your absence.

Home Storage

Find Storage Options To Open Up Living Space

What are you going to do with all of your personal home stuff? It keeps getting bigger by the year. That is when you look for storage options such as the garage, attic, basement and possibly your shed.

Utility Needs

Child Development Through Household Chores

We as a family living in this household make messes. So everyone needs to pitch in. Households chores should be assigned for child development and responsibility.

Green Home

What Will Roof Solar Panels Look Like On My House?

There is talk – and push – to become more self energy efficient. Solar roof panels is one option that can help you achieve that. But do these solar panels look nice on your roof? You may find that these panels take away the aesthetic look of your home.

Utility Needs

Got To Do “Spring” Cleaning

Welcome spring! Now it’s time for spring cleaning. Put your gloves on, turn up the music, and get going. It will make your home more please to live in.

Automation & Security

Don’t Become a Victim – What to Do to Avoid Theft

Nothing could be more disappointing then to find your home, ID or other possession stolen. Since theft is a profitable crime, you need to take steps to avoid theft.

Utility Needs

Declutter Your Home In 21 Days – Infographic

Clutter can really ruin the appearance of a home. Often clutter can build up without us realizing and it’s so easy to do when we’re busy with work and other commitments.

Laundry/Mud Room

photo image analysis: Another Laundry Room – This Time with Utility

Converting one of your rooms as your laundry room area might be too much of a sacrifice if the room area is large. But you can combine this area into a laundry room and utility room for household management. Let’s analyze how.

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?

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.

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.

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?

Laundry/Mud Room

photo image analysis: Functional Laundry Room

What builders somethings leave out in home construction is a functional laundry room area. Most homes have just space for washer and dryer. A functional laundry room has more. Let’s view this pic image and view why a remodeling may include something more for a laundry room.

HVAC & Utilities

When You Need to Heat Only One Room

It’s cold in the house. Turn up the furnace! But wait! If you occupying just one room, why not close it off and use a portable (space) heater to warm you up.