Making Your Home and Garden Beautiful

3 Benefits Of Installing Custom Countertops In Your Kitchen During A Remodel

Remodeling a kitchen is a big investment, so most homeowners want to ensure that the project is done right. Replacing old countertops with brand new ones is one of the easiest ways to make a big impact in a kitchen. While there are many pre-fabricated and pre-made countertops available for purchase, it is often recommended that homeowners purchase custom countertops when upgrading their kitchen. If you're already spending money to remodel your kitchen, it is well worth buying custom countertops that will add a wow factor. Read More 

4 Green And Affordable Solutions To Give Outdoor Living Spaces An Attractive Finish

There are many different options for the materials that you have installed for the floors of your outdoor living space. These materials include thing porous green pavements, wood decking, and synthetic pavers. The following ideas for the surfaces to finish outdoor living spaces will give you green, attractive, and affordable floors of these spaces. 1. Installing Green Synthetic Pavers to Quickly Create Outdoor Spaces Pavers are a common material in landscaping designs, but conventional paver materials made of stone, clay, or other materials can be expensive. Read More 

3 Things Homeowners Should Know About Radon

Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that is radioactive by nature; it occurs when uranium gradually decays underground. In some areas where radium content is high, radon gas can seep into homes (especially those with basements). If you live in an area with elevated radon levels, it's important to understand the risks and what you can do to protect yourself (and any loved ones living under your roof). High Radon Levels Can Cause Cancer Read More 

Tips To Make Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors Less Of A Mess

Over the years, your hardwood flooring will begin to look worn and in need of refinishing. So many people put this project off because it is a big project that can turn your life upside-down while it's completed. Here, you'll find a few tips that'll help to make the entire process a little easier for your family to endure. Hire a Professional There are tons of videos that'll show you how easy it is to refinish your hardwood floors, but what a lot of those videos don't show you is how easy it is to mess up the beautiful wood, nor do they show you how tired you'll be at the end of the day. Read More 

Extra Spots For Marble Countertops

Marble countertops are lovely and durable, and they are relatively easy to care for. They add class and brightness to a kitchen. Yet the kitchen is not the only place where you should consider having marble as your main work surface. While marble has a reputation as being very special, it's also a workhorse (statues weren't made of marble because it was fragile, remember -- this is tough stuff). And there are more areas of your home where marble could be the right countertop material. Read More