Tricks For Painting Beautiful Baseboards

Neatly painted baseboards can help make your interior painting job look professionally executed, while poorly painted baseboards can make your entire room look slipshod and messy. Knowing how to paint your baseboards properly is an important part of doing your own interior painting.  Lay Tarps Tape plastic tarps to the floor beneath the baseboards. In rooms with carpet, line the carpet where it meets the baseboard with painter's tape, then use  a putty knife to tuck the tape under the baseboard. [Read More]

Pros & Cons of Different Frame Types for Replacement Windows

Cost, energy efficiency, and appearance are all important factors when choosing replacement windows. Frame type is one of the characteristics that can most affect those factors and could prove to be the make-or-break aspect of a given window. Aluminum, wood, and vinyl are the primary types of frames and the best one for your needs will depend on your specific circumstances. Here are the pros and cons for the most common frame types for home replacement windows. [Read More]

Planting A Long-Lasting Garden

Gardens give a lot of enjoyment, so you want them to last year-round. Of course, many gardens look good for only a few short months before it's time for you to put them to bed for the winter. Below is a guide to designing a garden with plants and flowers that look attractive from spring until fall – and even into the winter months. Start with Ornamental Trees Ornamental trees look good in every season. [Read More]

Making Small Repairs To Your Driveway

If you have an asphalt driveway as many homeowners do, you are most likely enjoying the smooth surface each time you drive your vehicle to and from your home. Asphalt is a great medium that lasts for years to come if it is properly maintained. Here are a few tips for taking care of your asphalt driveway. Do Frequent Checks If you use your driveway regularly, it is best to do an assessment of the entire surface every month or two to make sure there are no areas needing attention. [Read More]