Create A Beautiful Display With A Gallery Wall And Shelving

One of the most attractive ways to display artwork is on a gallery wall. You have your pieces framed and then hang them in a cohesive collection on a single wall. However, you can add even more dimension by adding shelving, whether it's a picture rail, wall shelves, or even a well-placed cabinet. Collect the Items The first order of business is finding items to display. You may already have pieces you've been wanting to display, or you may have a blank wall that needs attention. [Read More]

Laminate, Hardwood, And Engineered: Understanding Why These Wood Floors Are Different

Who does not love a wood floor? They are fairly easy to care for, even easier to clean, and if the kids or pets make messes on a wood floor, you will not go ballistic trying to scrub the mess off the floor. They also have a tendency to look very nice. If you have decided to replace the flooring in your home with wood, you might discover that there are three ways to do this. [Read More]

How To Keep Your Outdoor Area Nice For Years To Come

A nice outdoor deck is a great addition to any home, because it allows you to enjoy nature from the comfort of your own backyard. The maintenance needed for good deck and outdoor furniture maintenance is a little different from what's required indoors, so let's go over some important topics.  Deck Cleaning Is a Must All of the debris that sits on your deck and collects rainwater will slowly erode the deck if it's not cleaned properly. [Read More]

Three Reasons To Raise The Thermostat Higher Your First Use

You just installed air conditioning in your home. Congratulations! Welcome to a life of comfort and bliss during those hot summer months. To thoroughly enjoy your new air conditioning, however, you need to avoid the mistake many first timers make, which is to lower the thermostat way too much. Yes, you want to test it out and finally live in a cool environment during the extreme temperatures summer presents, but it's important to be mindful and keep the settings at the highest setting possible. [Read More]