5 Ways To Care For Your Granite Countertops

Home & Garden Blog

Many homeowners prefer granite countertops because they are so durable. This does not mean that you can go wild and use your granite countertop however you want because they still require some proper care to keep them in great condition. Here are five tips for how to maintain your granite countertops. Clean Spills Immediately Even though granite is a hard material, it is still semi-porous. The surface will remain free of stains if you clean spills immediately, but some liquids left on the surface for a long time can cause staining to occur if you are not careful.

30 June 2015

Three Kid-Safe Ways To Fragrance Your Home

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Kids have a habit of making the home smelly, with their frequent milk spills, muddy shoes, and the like. However, adding a pleasant fragrance to your home is not easy with kids, since candles pose a fire hazard and even outlet-based air fresheners may spray them in the face as they walk by. If you're ready for your home to smell more like vanilla or cinnamon, and less like sweaty gym socks, try using one of these kid-safe fragrance ideas.

15 June 2015

Benefits Of Leasing Office Furniture

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If you are opening a new office, you are probably on the look out for furniture. While you have the option of purchasing it all new or used, you may want to lease it instead. This provides you many benefits, from getting the furniture right away to not having a major commitment in the beginning. Here are some of the benefits of leasing your office furniture. Financing a Lease is a Simple Process

25 May 2015

4 Warning Signs That Your Heater Needs Repairs


Knowing when you need heating repairis essential to ensuring that you continue to keep your heater running as smoothly as possible. Without necessary repairs, your heater will not only stop functioning as it should, but it will also cause your energy bill to skyrocket and can even cause a potential house fire. Here are four warning signs that your heater probably needs repairs that you should never ignore: Odd Noises: Noises coming from your heater are never a good thing.

30 April 2015

Weather Resistant Outdoor Patio Furniture

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With the beginning of warm days comes a natural inclination to relocate your living to the outdoors. The outdoor spaces of your home become an extension, an outdoor room, of your home. This carefree outdoor lifestyle calls for worry-free, weather resistant furnishings for your outdoor space. Look for these materials when choosing your outdoor pieces: Plastic or Resin: This is easily the most affordable option, and the furniture is lightweight. The designs choices tend to be quite limited, however, and those in windier climates should consider something more substantial.

13 April 2015

How to Landscape with a Mexican Theme

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Have you chosen a traditional Mexican theme for your backyard? Whether you are landscaping a brand new house or giving your existing backyard a brand new look, here are some steps you can take that will make your yard look beautiful and unique. Divide the yard into two areas, one for entertaining and the other one for your garden area. The Entertainment Spot—As you are designing your backyard, consider where you want your entertainment area to be.

26 March 2015

Take Control Of Your Patio Maintenance

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The patio that you have in your backyard can create a serene living arrangement for your property. If you want to be sure that you are able to take good care of your patio, there are some key considerations that you must keep in mind. In this respect, you will want to make the most out of the patio, use some of these tips to help you out in the best way possible.

16 March 2015

How to Tackle a Noisy Garage Door With More Than Just a Can of Grease

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When the garage door you had installed a few years ago has been hanging around for a while, you may start to notice that this handy door just is not as quiet as it once was. In fact, a little age on a garage door can make the thing downright noisy. Before you attempt a cure-all session with a can of spray lubrication, it is a good idea to consider what it is that is causing the noises to start with.

2 March 2015

Learn The Options Available For Bathroom Flooring Replacement


If it is time to remodel a bathroom, replacing the toilet, sink, and even the tub is often included in the remodeling job. It is important to realize that the floors could probably use an update too. There are many flooring options available for use in your bathroom, and considering them all before making a purchase allows you to be sure that you will be happy with your decision for many years to come.

15 December 2014

Learn How To Let Your Teen Customize Their Furniture In A Unique Way

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As children get older, they will want to start to decorate their room to show their unique style. While it would be nice if you could let him or her go wild with their decorating choices in their room, some decorative looks can be difficult for a teen to achieve on their own. A great way to allow your teen to be creative with their decorating choices is to allow them to customize a piece of their furniture.

10 December 2014