Guest Picks: Nature-Loving Holiday Decor

Christmas doesn’t always mean relentless red and evergreen to me. Sometimes I love to celebrate this season with decoration that reflects winter for what it truly is: a time when Mother Nature, deep in slumber and tucked beneath a blanket…

Spot-Cleaning Throw Pillows

While a few throw cushions are washable, the maintenance tag on others indicates that they aren’t, or the tag may be overlooking. As opposed to risk ruining the cushions, spot-cleaning them keeps them looking their best, even after they’re exposed…

Drywall Installation and Texture Application

Drywall professionals normally describe drywall installation in 2 stages: the hanging stage and finishing stage. The hanging stage consists of preparing wall framing for drywall installation, then lifting and fastening drywall sheets set up. The concluding phase is made up…

How to Seal a Stone Pond

Whether you are building a new pond or renovating an current pond, then sealing the stone and mortar to prevent leaks is necessary to the health of your plants, fish and garden. A leaky pond might be devastating to the…

Lavender and Tea Tree Oil to Kitchen Cabinets and Eliminate Windows

Lavender and tea tree oils not just add a fresh scent for your home made snacks, but they also have antimicrobial properties that help remove bacteria. Use them to wash windows and cabinets to leave your home sparkling clean and…

Can a Microfiber Sofa Get Wet?

Microfiber sofas are made from commercial grade cloths with man-made fibers which are naturally resilient to stains and spills. They are not as absorbent since the fibers are smaller, thinner and more tightly packed throughout the process. This makes it…

How to Get Lumps Out of Pillows

A comfy pillow is essential to a good night’s sleep. As soon as you know lumps in a pillow, those lumps feel like a sack of stones somewhat softened below a thin pillow, leading to little rest however hard you…

How to Clean Mold and Mildew Away Painted Walls

Mold and mildew — a form of mold in its early phases — grow readily in moist, warm and humid or water-damaged areas. Not only are mold and mildew unsightly, but certain strains can cause allergies and serious respiratory ailments…

Drywall Mold Treatment

Mold growing on any construction materials subjected to humidity releases spores into the air that can create a health hazard in your property. The porous nature of drywall makes it an ideal substrate for mould development, and after mold starts…

Types of Gardening Flowers

Flowers grow in virtually every climate throughout the world including desert and tundra regions. These plants are commonly categorized according to their life cycles; annual flowers are short, while some perennial flowers last for years. In some cases, the classification…