If your family owns a beach house in a warm climate or simply a house on a lake, you know there are a lot of outdoor activities to enjoy together. The sun and water (and even sand) combine to give you unlimited choices in how you spend your family time. If you would like to increase both the fun factor and the value of your home, consider investing in a few outdoor water structures.
If you've noticed rodents in or around your home, and you have a crawl space, this could very well be their main entry point. Rest assured that keeping them out isn't too much of a challenge, so long as you know what to do. Here are four easy measures you can take to keep your crawl space—and your home—free of rats and mice.
Rats and mice can squeeze through extremely small openings, but there isn't a universal measurement that works as a cutoff for all rodents.
Winter is nearly upon us. Depending on where you live in the US, you could soon be dealing with freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall. When it comes to removing the resulting ice and snow buildup from your car's windshield, you'll want to play it safe to avoid cracking or even breaking the windshield altogether. Here are a few tips to keep in mind this winter:
Use Plastic Scrapers Only
When dealing with ice and snow on your windshield, the last thing you need is a metal tool that could potentially leave scratches and other marks in your windshield.
When you are working with your contractor to design your dream kitchen, the success of your project depends on your level of detail. While it is important to consider the overall shape and style of your kitchen, including what style of counters or cabinets you want, choosing accessories that work with your kitchen use and make your life easier will help you appreciate your kitchen for years to come. Custom accessories vary from extra sinks or pot racks to specialized drawers.
When you are fortunate enough to live on a large parcel of land, you can build auxiliary structures on your property to house vehicles, lawn equipment, work tools, livestock feed and even farm animals. You do not need to spend tens of thousands of dollars to obtain a sturdy structure. A simple pole barn constructed over the course of a few days can be a more economical and long-lasting alternative to a full-sized barn or other type of standalone facility.