A fixed overhang or a retractable patio awning is a great addition to a finished outdoor area. Such a shading system can help reclaim your patio or deck from nature when it is hot or raining. This fixture can expand your living space too, giving you one more option to relax or entertain guests. If
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Crispy green lettuce, plump bright tomatoes, and fresh aromatic herbs — there’s nothing like having fresh vegetables within easy reach. Growing an organic garden in your backyard brings about multiple benefits – improves health, relieves stress, saves money, and helps the environment. The hard work and commitment of producing your food are worth it when
Imagine yourself stuck in the middle of a harsh winter. You have dealt with such conditions before so you are not worried. All of a sudden you realize your heating system is not working properly. It is all because the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is having some major issues. This is not
The beauty and function of your space heavily depend on the furniture pieces you put in. This is why you should not take this aspect of home design lightly. You are likely to be stuck with the pieces that you have bought for quite some time. On top of that, furniture pieces tend to be
There are quite a number of materials and tools necessary to make sure your garden or lawn is the ideal growing ground for edible and ornamental plants. While most gardeners or homeowners are only concerned about the appearance of their foliage, the topsoil is really important. It is the foundation of everything beautiful and green
If you want to improve your home’s comfort and aesthetics, your best bet is to add more plants. Whether it’s a shrub to line up your fence or hanging plants in every room indoors, each of plant adds value to your home. Some add aesthetic improvements, some improve the quality of life in the home.
One of the not-so-fun parts of traveling is leaving your dog behind. As much as you want to bring your pet along when you explore new places, it’s not always possible. Most hotels, restaurants, national parks, and other establishments are not pet-friendly. Also, air travel can be both stressful and dangerous to your fur baby.
With plump paws, soft fur, and puppy dog eyes, how could you resist spending all your waking time cuddling with your new puppy? Don’t worry, we totally get it. Puppy cuddles are not only fun, but they also have a lot of benefits including stimulating the production of oxytocin in your brain, helping boost your
Earplugs at a concert? Hearing aids at a recital in Denver, CO? Yes, we understand how counterintuitive that sounds. You go to concerts to listen to some good music, right? So why would you want to look a lot less cooler and cover your ears? Won’t that lessen the overall experience? Music legends like Coldplay
All homeowners want to renovate or improve their property; many of them are trying to make it as safe for the earth as it is for their families. But, despite the advances in green technology, some construction and renovation materials and methods may not be as helpful to the environment. Here are some renovation choices