5 Chores to Do in Your New Home
Is there really such a thing as “move-in condition”? Maybe, especially if the home is brand new. But even a home just a few years old may need some attention…
Marigolds in a backyard crate
Gathering with friends and family for barbecues and backyard parties is a hallmark of summer. But the summer doesn’t just bring people out — it also brings out pesky little…
maintain pool pump
Having a backyard swimming pool can be a wonderful perk to your home. There’s nothing better than hanging out with friends and family poolside on a hot day. However, pools and their…
How to Remove Oil Stains from Your Driveway or Garage
If your car leaks fluids or you spill some while filling up your vehicle, lawn mower or snow blower, your driveway might end up with a stain or two. Fluids…
Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas: Boost Your Curb Appeal
Whether you are getting ready to sell your home or just want to show a little more pride in ownership, updating your yard can make a difference. Not everyone has…
Is a Dog Door Right for Your Home?
If you have a fenced-in yard, a doggie door can be a convenient amenity for your pet. It allows your four-legged friend to go in and out of the house…
When Should I Plant My Spring Garden?
With spring in the air, your green thumb might be ready to start working in the dirt. But it may not be a good idea to start digging without a…
Home and Garden Maintenance Guide
With spring cleaning behind you, the warm weather may prompt you to address a few things outside your house. Whether you aim to improve your house’s outward appearance or spend some…
Maintenance Tips for Garage Doors and Openers
Your garage door is the biggest moving part in your home, according to Bob Vila. To help ensure it provides you easy, safe and reliable access, it is important to keep…
Spring Cleaning: Electronics Edition
As you organize and declutter your home this spring, you may come across old or unused electronics. Before you toss those unwanted gadgets, though, you may want to consider recycling…