Pros and Cons of Vinyl Replacement Windows

According to Energy.gov, heat loss and gain through windows takes up 25 to 30 percent of heating and cooling energy use in a residential household. That can add up to a big chunk of change, not to mention the negative impact on the environment, whether you live in Jacksonville, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts; Austin, Texas or anywhere […]

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Choosing Indoor and Outdoor Plants and Planters

There’s nothing like a well chosen plant display to make your home and garden shine. Selecting the right garden and house-plants is key to creating the perfect environment for you, and your plants, to thrive. Choosing indoor plants and planters There are so many reasons for investing in a well-chosen houseplant. For example, when we […]

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Ways To Make Your Garden Green

How can you make your garden green? While the basic answer is fertilizer and water, there are other things you can do to keep your garden healthy and happy. The presence of a lawn area in your garden can reduce the temperature of your garden space, and lure creatures that create a healthier environment for […]

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes All Year Long

Dealing with mosquitoes – what you should know There is no doubt that mosquitoes have a bad reputation. Yes, there may be evidence to suggest that they have a positive effect on nature, by pollinating some flowers; but they also bite and they spread deadly diseases, such as malaria, encephalitis and yellow fever. There are […]

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How to Give an Old House That New Look

Image Source: Unsplash If you are the owner of an old property and you want to make some cost-effective improvements, there is much to consider. The first thing to establish is whether or not the building is structurally sound and to define the scope of the renovations. One area that could certainly be improved would […]

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5 Ways To Beef Up Your Home Security

Image Source: Unsplash Ask any homeowner in the UK or anywhere around the world if they have any general concerns, and the vast majority will tell you they worry about home security. The modern society we live in is an arena for the haves and have not’s to share and some people prefer to steal […]

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Room Reveal: Garage Makeover Tour

Join Vicki & Steph from Mother Daughter Projects as they give you a full tour of Vicki’s garage makeover! For more details visit: http://bit.ly/mdpgaragemakeover We would like to thank The Home Depot for sponsoring the garage makeover! Check out all the #garagemakeover videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2Otpo8plohtbOBS1YVYllXqVhOGlIz0w Production gear we use (affiliate links): https://kit.com/mdprojects Follow us on […]

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How to Choose a New Toilet Seat

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses the basics of choosing and installing toilet seats Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Cost: $15 and up Skill Level: Beginner Tools List for Choosing a Toilet Seat: Measuring tape Flathead screwdriver Socket wrench Hacksaw Putty knife […]

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Dover Street Market’s sixth fashion destination opens in LA

Fashion concept store Dover Street Market has opened in a warehouse building with hardly any windows in Los Angeles, creating an industrial backdrop for high-end clothing and installations. Dover Street Market Los Angeles (DSMLA) is located in the city’s Arts District in a nondescript brick building, which is painted white outside and features concrete floors, white […]

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