Making Your Home and Garden Beautiful

3 Cool Advantages Of Having A Smart Sprinkler Controller

For a lot of years, a sprinkler system for your lawn had the basic function of turning on at even intervals to water your lawn. While lawn sprinklers are definitely advantageous all on their own, just like other home features, lawn sprinklers have made their way to the 21st century where everything is a little more technologically advanced. The fact is, now you can have a smart lawn sprinkler system much like you can have a smart home. Read More 

How to Sew Roman Curtains to Protect Your Home’s Interior from the Winter Sun

During summer, you may not have to worry about the sun's rays shining directly into your home's windows. But as the December 21st winter solstice nears with the arrival of fall and winter, the sun will sit slightly lower in the sky each afternoon, allowing it to shine into any windows of your home without window treatments. Also, the more northern the latitude of your home on the earth, the lower the sun will sit in the sky at midday and the more able it will be to shine directly into your home's windows. Read More 

Tips For Addressing Fall And Winter Landscaping Needs

Summer's warm, sunny days are beginning to fade into cooler, crisper mornings. Before the fall season settles in, it's time to start preparing your yard for the cold weather that's coming. Because landscaping and property maintenance aren't as demanding in the fall and winter, they're easy to overlook. However, there are some things that your yard can benefit from as the fall weather sneaks in. Address Seasonal Plants Your seasonal plants that flourish all summer long will begin to die off through the fall season. Read More 

3 Essential Aspects To Consider When Converting Your Bathtub Into A Custom Walk-In Shower

If you are looking to remodel your bathroom by converting your standard tub into a custom walk-in shower, you probably know of the advantages, such as personal safety and easy access. However, there are certain aspects you need to consider apart from the basics and final cost. Consider the construction time from start to finish, choosing between full-cut vs. tub-cut step, and additional features to incorporate into the project. The following 3 factors should be pondered carefully: Read More 

How To Prepare And Pack Your Comic Book Collection During A Move

Moving can be extremely stressful, especially if you have a number of priceless items that you want to move from one house to another. While most items can be wrapped in bubble wrap and placed in boxes for your movers to take care of, some belongings might require a different packing approach. This is true of comic books. If you have a comic book collection that is worth a lot to your monetarily or emotionally, then follow the tips below to pack up the books safely. Read More