« Back to Home

HOME--GARDEN

Three Ways To Get Residents More Involved On Social Media Pages

Posted on

As a property manager of an apartment community, one of your duties is to help your residents feel like they’re included and connected. You’re also responsible for advertising, and you need to ensure your community is portrayed as welcoming and friendly. A great way to achieve both of these goals is to encourage residents to be more active on your social media pages. Not only will residents feel more engaged when interacting with others in the community via social media, but others who see the pages may be persuaded to rent from you. Read More»

2 Things You Need To Do To Protect Your Home's Plumbing

Posted on

When it comes to dealing with a damaged home appliance or an untimely flood, most homeowners write off the problem as simple bad luck. However, many of these issues have the same hidden culprit: hidden plumbing issues. Here are two things that you need to do to protect your home’s plumbing and why:  1: Check Your Water Pressure Because a kitchen faucet that packs a little punch can be beneficial when you spray off dishes, most homeowners don’t think of high water pressure as a plumbing problem. Read More»

3 Steps To Take Before Your Chimney Cleaning Professional Arrives

Posted on

It is a good idea to have your chimney cleaned on a regular basis. This keeps your chimney from being too messy, allows you to use it safely, and helps you fix potential problems before they become too serious. A good chimney cleaning company will handle the job for you, which will help you ensure that it’s done properly and that your chimney is carefully inspected by someone who knows what he or she is doing. Read More»

4 Ways To Know If You Have A Serious Cockroach Infestation

Posted on

It is important to make sure that you spot a serious cockroach infestation as quickly as possible in order to prevent the issue from getting too much worse. To help you do this, you will want to take a few moments to review the following four signs of an infestation. Fecal Droppings Are Left Behind While fecal matter from cockroaches can be found just about anywhere in your home, it might be more noticeable in your kitchen. Read More»

Low On Water? Try Xeriscaping Flower Gardening

Posted on

Xeriscaping is low water gardening. It is popular in areas of the country that have restrictions on how much water they can use. Recently, xeriscaping is becoming more and more popular in other parts of the country, because this type of gardening requires much less work and water. If this is something you are interested in, below is some information to help you get started. Design Garden Before you get started, you need to sit down and design your garden. Read More»

3 Winter Preparation Tips For Your Landscape

Posted on

Winter is approaching, so it is time to get your lawn and garden landscape ready for the colder temperatures. The following tips can help you do just that, so your yard both looks its best and is ready to survive the upcoming harsh winter. Tip #1: Don’t Skip the Raking Although the red and orange of fallen leaves looks attractive against green grass, it will become an eyesore in midwinter when both the leaves and the grass are brown. Read More»

3 Tips To Simplify Caring For Your Landscaping

Posted on

If you would really like to landscape your yard, but don’t want a landscape design that is going to take you hours and hours each day to take care of, there are certain things that you can do. Making small modifications and adding a few things when you are actually landscaping can make all of the difference in the world. This article will discuss 3 great tips that you can use to simplify caring for your landscaping. Read More»

How Can Rusty Metal Patio Furniture Be Saved?

Posted on

Just because your metal patio furniture has begun to rust doesn’t mean it can’t be made to look beautiful again. To save your patio furniture, you’ll simply need to remove the rust and paint it properly. These tips will help.  Gather Your Materials, Set Up Your Work Area Before you can begin to repair your metal patio furniture, you’ll need to set up a work area. The best place is somewhere outdoors or in a very well-ventilated indoor space, like a garage with the door open. Read More»

How To Have The Greenest, Healthiest Lawn In Your Neighborhood

Posted on

If you want a lawn that your neighbors will be in awe of, learning how to maintain healthy grass is the key. Caring for your lawn is simpler than you think and the green grass you might see growing on a golf course is easy to have at home. Check out these steps for helping you have the lawn your neighbors will be talking about. Starting With Your Lawnmower Never cut your grass without walking through it to pick up any debris like sticks and pine cones. Read More»

New To Using A Housekeeper? Know How To Make Them Love You As A Client

Posted on

Having a housekeeper in your home once a week or every other week is a luxury that many people dream of. If you are just now beginning to realize that dream, you may be wondering how to make your housekeeper love you as a client and want to stick around for as long as you can afford to have them. Here you will learn a few simple things that you can do to make your housekeeper look forward to cleaning your home. Read More»