Creating A Beautiful Home

  • Using Brick To Enhance Your Home's Design

    22 January 2015

    Brick is one of the oldest known building materials--it dates back to 7,000 BC, when bricks were made out of sun-dried mud. Today, brick is generally made out of fired clay, which is not only weather resistant and fire-proof, but also has a life expectancy of hundreds of years. Because of its durability, many homeowners opt to use brick in their home's construction. However, it's not only useful as a home exterior.

  • Consider The Following 3 Elements When Getting A Storage Unit

    16 January 2015

    If you are preparing to move from one home to another, you are probably trying to figure out what the best way to proceed with your move is. Many don't realize how time-consuming the process of moving is until they are stuck in the middle of it all. One of the best things you can do to help simplify the process is to get a self-storage unit to make your move simpler, faster, cheaper and far less stressful.

  • 3 Reasons To Seek Help Evicting Rolly Pollies

    8 January 2015

    You might know pillbugs by their cute nicknames: rolly pollies. These bugs, also known as sowbugs, live in moist areas and wet soil. Though they will not harm a human being directly, they can certainly cause a bit of damage. For this reason, many homeowners opt to exterminate the insects or to create an environment that they do not find welcoming. Here are a few reasons to consider doing the same this year.

  • Seven Ways To Keep Bugs Out Of Your House

    6 January 2015

    It has been estimated that there are 10 quintillion bugs alive on earth. While they may do a lot to keep the earth functioning, chances are you do not want them living in your home. Here are seven things you can do to keep those bugs outside where they belong. 1. Repair your screen door. Bugs can find their way in through even the tiniest tears (especially when it is dark outside and they are drawn to the lights inside).

  • Stainless Steel Appliances: How To Clean And Buff Out Scratches

    29 December 2014

    If you have stainless steel appliances, chances are, you probably have a problem keeping them clean and free of fingerprints. You may have a scratch or two on them as well, and that may make them look a little unsightly. Stainless steel appliances that are plain stainless are a lot more difficult to keep clean than other appliance colors, like black, white, or satina, which are supposed to mimic stainless. Stainless steel requires a little bit of extra maintenance to keep it looking new.