Oh, Rats! Do You Have Rodents In Your House?

Throughout the fall and winter seasons, it is very common to catch sight of mice and rats in your home. Why? Well, these little creatures are trying to find somewhere warm to hide out as well as some food, and what better place than your home? You may be wondering how these unwanted visitors got into your home in the first place, but it only takes a hole as little as a dime for them to get into your home! Read More 

Salt-Free Water Filtration: Is It The Best Option For Your Home?

Mineral-laden water is a problem for many homeowners. According to information provided by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), water that has more 61-120 milligrams per liter of calcium carbonate and magnesium is considered to be moderately hard water and water having 121-180 mg/L is classified as very hard.  Hard water can cause a build up on fixtures, tile, shower doors, and even inside of appliances and plumbing. This build up, sometimes called lime scale, forces homeowners to spend additional time and money on cleaning, plumbing, and appliance repair and replacement. Read More 

Three Must-Have Fixtures For Heavily Used Home Kitchens

Do you actually enjoy cooking from scratch but find yourself avoiding doing so because of conditions in your kitchen? If you're tired of trying to put together meals in a substandard kitchen or going to restaurants more than you really want to because cooking from scratch in your kitchen is just unpleasant, it may be time to consider a kitchen remodel. Naturally, you'll want to optimize counter and cabinet space as well as add task lighting over workspaces such as sinks, stoves, and counters, but there are other fixtures that can also make a big difference to those planning on using their kitchen more heavily — following are three of them. Read More 

4 Reasons To Use Crushed Limestone As A Mulch

When most people think of mulch, they picture the ground or shredded pieces of wood that are generally placed on top of a garden bed. But while wood mulch is a very common kind of mulch, it is not the only option. Some homeowners instead choose to cover their garden beds in crushed limestone. Here are a few reasons why crushed limestone can be a good choice. 1. Limestone helps keep the soil pH higher. Read More 

Loved One Moving To Texas? 3 Going-Away Gift Ideas They Will Want And Need

Today, more and more people are seeing the benefits of living in Texas. From the warm weather and beautiful landscape to a growing economy, it is easy to see how Texas's population grew to 28.3 million people in 2017. While moving is a part of life for many, watching a friend or family member move away can be difficult, especially if their new home state will be miles and miles away. Thankfully, you can bid them farewell by throwing them a loving going-away party that they will remember forever. Read More