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Our lawns are very important to us. Not only do they contribute a lot of value and beauty to our homes, they also represent an area for family get-togethers and everyday playtime for our kids. To get a lawn looking just perfect, it takes a big commitment. Whether we’ve bought a home with an established lawn or re-seeded it ourselves, there are both right and wrong ways to address the more common problems. A big part of the market for pest control in Riverside, CA is pest control. The area’s climate favors lots of different insect invaders that can cause…

If you are undertaking a DIY project then it is absolutely vital that you get the right tools for the job which you are taking on. Personally I have been getting involved in DIY around the home ever since I first bought my house and it is fair to say that it has been quite the learning curve. One of the most important things which I learned early on was the importance of using the right equipment. I was fixing a section of my roof and instead of using the stainless steel nails which are recommended, I used some old…

As someone who loves DIY I am often asked by my friends what they should be working on or to think of a project which they could undertake. My usual response to this is to carry out the work which I completed last year, the construction of my very own sauna. The whole idea came about by accident after seeing some sauna heaters for sale at some excellent prices. Initially I simply bought the heater with an eye to selling it on, but then my mind got to working and I began planning out how I could put a sauna…

More and more people turn to businesses like Blue Haven Pools to have custom pools built. This means that they want a pool that is unique to them and that truly transforms their garden into art. So what are some of the things people should think of before completing a custom pool design? Think Pool Size and Shape before You Speak to Blue Haven Pools The only limitation there is to the shape and size of your pool is the size and shape of your garden. However, it is a good idea to have a think about what you would…

If you have found yourself in need of some more space around the home, why not consider a house extension to make the most out of garage, yard or basement space which you may have. Undergoing a house extension can not only give your home more room, but also add a great amount of value to your home. Last year I had my garage renovated with 2 new bedrooms added and the work was completed to an extremely high quality by the guys a Community Builders Tulsa. The process however, was not without its challenges and I wanted to offer…

If you are looking to give your home a marabous makeover, it is time to start looking around of some inspiration. I have been trying to remodel each of the rooms in my house recently and I must be honest, I know little to nothing about interior design. Thankfully however, we are surrounded by influences which can inspire us, or even that we can completely copy from. The key is to know where to look, and work out which could fit in well with your home. Let’s have a look at where you should be finding your inspiration. Company Websites I…

I have owned my house for just over 3 years now and because of financial restrictions, for the first two years that I was in the property, I did nothing inside it by way of decoration. Last year I decided that it was time for a change and so I decided that bit by bit, I would give my interior a makeover. As someone who is not particularly arty, and who can’t create a beautiful home such as the likes of Gary Friedman could, I decided to look elsewhere for inspiration. In truth, I pretty much stole ideas from other…