Are Your Windows Prepared For A Hurricane?
18 May 2016
One of the challenges of living in a part of the country that is prone to hurricanes is keeping your home safe. Even if the hurricane itself is many miles away, the strong winds can end up causing a lot of damage to your home, with your windows being the most vulnerable part. Make sure you are prepared before the hurricane comes.
Why You Should Be Prepared
Since your windows contain glass, they are especially vulnerable to breaking from winds or flying debris.
Tips For Creating A Beautiful Garden Path
12 April 2016
One of the great joys of having a garden is strolling among the plantings. While it's certainly possible to tread along between the plants without creating a path, an installed walkway elevates the beauty. Not only does a pathway protect your landscaping, but it also adds to the visual interest of the scenery. Plan a pretty garden path that complements your landscaping.
Curve it Around
When planning your garden path, create at least one shallow curve along the way.
Following The Path -- 3 Steps To Designing Great Walkways For Any Yard
12 April 2016
When designing the landscape for your yard, creating a way for guests and family to enter and use it is vital. If you can't easily enter and exit the house and outbuildings or wander through the garden, its functionality will be limited. The solution to this access problem is to create good pathways throughout the space. But how do you create a good pathway that will be used and enjoyed? Here are 3 design steps to get you started.
Planning An Outdoor Barbecue This Spring? Stay Safe With These 4 Tips
2 March 2016
Now that the winter chill has faded and spring is here, you may be looking for reasons to spend more time outdoors, and an outdoor barbecue is a great reason to spend an afternoon or evening outdoors with your family. However, you want to make sure that you don't end up becoming an injury statistic. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 18,000 people suffered outdoor cooking injuries severe enough to send them to the emergency room.