Canning
As the “going green” trend continues to gain popularity, many people are finding passion in plants. It’s not a new idea; people have long grown food in their yards, and in…
Cut Down Your Air Conditioning Costs This Summer
Sweltering summer temperatures can send many Americans’ air conditioning costs soaring. But you don’t necessarily have to choose between a comfortable home temperature and lower costs. There are ways to keep…
How to Save Water — and Money — on Your Yard
Colorado residents use as much water on their yards and gardens every year as they do inside their homes, according to Colorado WaterWise, an organization dedicated to water conservation and…
UV protection in your backyard
It’s summer: The time of year when most of us kick off our shoes and opt for a little fun in the sun. We dutifully apply our sunscreen and wear…
Protecting Your Home While You’re Away on Summer Vacation
Burglaries in Denver fell by 4.5 percent in roughly the first three months of this year, according to a report by 9News. But that doesn’t mean homeowners should let their guard…
Keeping your pool clean
It’s no surprise that in Phoenix’s hot desert climate, 30 percent of single-family households have pools, according to the City of Phoenix. In fact, Arizona ranks fourth in the nation for…
Give Your Home a Summer Spruce-Up
Home truly is where my heart is. After all, it’s where I raised my three children, entertained friends and family, and relaxed after many a hard day. While I love…
Protect Personal Property While on Vacation
As August winds down and school starts back, it’s not too late to squeeze in a final lakeside rental to enjoy the remainder of summer weather. If you’re planning a…
Summer Fire Safety Tips for Atlanta
As much as we love spending time outside, the truth is that summer in Atlanta means cranking the air conditioning and trying to escape the heat by staying indoors. And…
Hurricane Aftermath in Houston
It’s been a quiet start to the 2013 hurricane season in Houston, with the area setting National Weather Service records for low rainfall and high temperatures in June. Good news…