Home Garden

Why Cowboy Boots Make A Perfect Texas-Themed Gift

If you're visiting Texas and want to take a Texas-themed gift home to someone you care about, there are many options. Instead of buying a trinket at the airport before you board the plane home, it's worthwhile to really think of an item that the person will appreciate. Cowboy boots are a staple in the Lone Star State, and while you'll need to do a little research in advance — namely, by determining the recipient's exact boot size — this can be a surprising and exciting gift. Read More 

Ready To Add Something Interesting To That Big Wall? 3 Tips For Installing A Fireplace

If you have a large open space that is just a little too open, a great way to break up that space is with a fireplace. A fireplace can provide a focal point for a room while offering functionality through the addition of heat as well. When adding a fireplace to a large wall, you have an opportunity to change the overall feeling of the room.  Use Multiple Materials When adding custom fireplaces, you don't just have to stick the fireplace in the wall and call it good. You want to frame your fireplace on the wall. One way to do that is by using multiple materials and colors to frame the fireplace. For example, you could put rustic metal as an outline around the fireplace, then add a stone structure around the fireplace. Read More 

Creating A Screen Porch? 3 Trends To Consider

Decks and patios are nice additions to your home, but they are not entirely functional throughout different weather conditions. Fortunately, you can enjoy the outdoors without being entirely outdoors with a screen porch. Not only will this space give you an extra area for relaxing and entertaining, but a screened-in porch will also add value to your home. Of course, designing this space can be a bit overwhelming. If you are building a screen porch, here are a few trends to consider. Read More 

Signs You May Have A Termite Problem On Your Hands

Termites are incredibly destructive pests, and they are considered the number-one cause of damage to wood walls and home structures in general. If your home has been invaded by termites, it is important that you act immediately to minimize the damage to your floors, walls, ceilings, and the wooden structural framework of your house.   Because you will not know the extent of the termite invasion or the potential damage, you will need to enlist the help of a termite control company. Read More 

3 Weed Control Mistakes To Avoid

From cleaning the toilet and washing windows to repairing leaky faucets, maintaining your home can be overwhelming. Certain tasks protect the function of your home while others enhance your home's appeal and value. For example, controlling weeds is an important part of maintaining your home even though most people do not know where to start. This guide will help you avoid a few common weed control mistakes. Over-watering One of the most common mistakes people make is overwatering their lawns and flowerbeds. Read More