In the early spring your lawn was “waking up” after being less active over the wintertime, and lawn care during early spring involved helping seedlings grow and fighting back pre-emergent weeds. But now it’s…

  If you have an automatic sprinkler system, or if you are considering adding an automatic sprinkler system to your home, this article and video will help you understand how your system works, how to…

  For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because it’s always been that way doesn’t mean that we have to settle for drab and…

Ever get the itch to do a DIY project? Whenever we do, our favorites involve getting outdoors and mixing up our landscaping features. Whether it’s as simple as installing some lighting or a little more…

  If you only do five routine maintenance tasks for your home during the month of April, here are the ones that we suggest that you do, that will help you prepare your home for…

Ever wish you could become one of those rare morning people? The ones that wake with a start, feeling refreshed and energized. The ones that get in that morning workout or wrap up some work…

  An accent wall can totally transform a room, taking it from boring and drab to bold and exciting. Accent walls create a new focal point for your space, add liveliness and contrast, and are…

Mulch For your first landscaping project, do not over-mulch. Too much mulch can suffocate plants and prevent water from reaching roots. Instead, add mulch to no deeper than three inches. Ivy It may look charming,…

Caulk Using the wrong caulk can be a damaging. That’s because there is a right caulk for the kitchen, bath, gutters, brick or concrete, mortar, and so on. The wrong caulk won’t adhere, or will…

Sealants Needlessly applying sealant to surfaces can permanently discolor stone, concrete, and glass, to name a few. Never use sealant on natural materials like quartz, plastic materials like laminates, or commercial acrylic products such as…