Advantages of composite decking

If you are in the process of renovating or building a new deck, you may want to consider using composite decking. Some people still prefer wood decking because of the overall look of natural wood and it is less expensive, but here are a few advantages of using...

Heating Your Home With Pellets

Have you considered an alternative heating method for your home? Maybe you feel like your current method is costing you too much money, or maybe it’s a method that is harmful to the environment. If this is the case, there is a type of heater that uses recycled...

How Healthy Are Your Trees?

Do you ever worry about the trees around your home? It might sound like a strange question, but there are many homeowners that didn’t worry about their trees until one of them fell on their home, causing serious damage. The problem with trees is that it can be...

Hummingbird feeder care

We have the wonderful privilege of enjoying hummingbirds since they can only be found in the Americas. Here are a few ways to help you to care for your hummingbird feeder so that the hummingbirds keep coming back and to help keep them healthy. The first way to care...

Cons while building an addition

Are you building an addition to your home? Building an addition can be very exciting, but here are a few cons you may want to keep in mind while your building takes place. There will be a lot of noise, so keep that in mind if you have pets or young children. You may...

Bat houses

Even though you may not be the biggest fan of bats, bats play a very important part in the ecosystem. They play a role in pollination and seed dispersal, and they also eat a lot of mosquitoes. If you are interested in inviting bats into your backyard, you may want to...

Reducing mosquitoes

When you're trying to enjoy your backyard, mosquitoes can be super annoying. Here are a couple of steps to help you to reduce the mosquito population in your yard. The first step is to look around for any standing water in your yard. Discarded cans and containers,...

Worm composting for your garden

Would you like really great soil for your garden? You may want to try worm composting, which will produce very rich soil for your garden. Here's how to start your worm composting bucket. You will need a five-gallon food-safe plastic bucket with a lid. Poke very small...

Pesky fruit flies

Do you have those tiny little fruit flies that you just can't seem to get rid of? Here are a few suggestions to help you get rid of those pesky fruit flies. The first suggestion is to inspect all your fruit and vegetables that are left out on your counters. There may...

Getting rid of indoor ants

If you find ants in your home, here are a few steps to help you to get rid of those ants. The first step is to try to find what is attracting the ants inside in the first place. Are there dirty dishes in your sink? It could even be your cat or dog food dish that may...

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