Bringing Your Home and Garden Into the 20th Century

How to Choose a Pool for a Small Backyard Space

Homeowners with very large yards and unlimited space can usually choose any type of pool that suits them, with a deep end for diving and even an attached hot tub or sauna for soaking. However, for smaller yards and limited space, you can still have a pool installed, but may need to take a bit more time to choose the right type and size for that space. Note a few tips on how to choose a pool for a small backyard space, so you know what will fit and what to avoid with your new pool. Read More 

Does Your Home Need New Gutters?

Gutters may not be the most glamorous or attractive feature of a home's exterior, but they are one of the most important! Gutters keep rainwater away from the home's exterior, so that there is less risk of water leaks and other such damage to the foundation, and less risk of water pooling on the lawn, causing damage to the soil and your landscaping. Because gutters are so important for the house and the lawn itself, this is why it's good to have them replaced when needed. Read More 

4 Outdoor Wicker Chair Selection Tips You Should Remember

Your outdoor space can be enhanced by the addition of wicker furniture. Below are some tips that you should keep in mind when you go shopping for the wicker chairs that you intend to use outdoors: Pick the Supplier Carefully It is possible to find outdoor wicker chairs in a store that only has those chairs in one season of the year. You can also buy those chairs from a furniture store that stocks wicker furniture throughout the year. Read More 

3 Questions to Ask Before Installing Pet Doors

Pet doors provide a convenient way for your cats or dogs to get into the house. Below are several questions that you should ask before installing pet doors. Am I planning to get more pets? The pets that you own will determine the size of the pet door that you will install in your house. If you have a cat, the door will be slightly smaller than when you have dogs. Read More 

Simple Renovations Which Make a Big Difference

Renovations are addictive—once you start, you'll always be searching for the next project to make your house perfect. The good news is that sometimes little changes can have the largest effect on the overall feeling of your house. Small elements, like the style of your stairs and balustrades, will change the aesthetic of your whole house by showing that you're prepared to put the effort in where it counts. These small changes don't cost much compared to say, a whole kitchen remodel, but they take your home closer to achieving your dream aesthetic. Read More