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2017

How Difficult Is It To Replace An Entry Door?

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Entry door replacements can solve a number of household problems, from outdated style to poor insulation. The job takes a variable amount of time, depending on how you approach the situation. Here are some things to think about when you’re considering entry door replacements.  Pre-Hung Doors Are Your Friend First of all consider that pre-hung doors can make your job much simpler. With a regular door installation, you will need to install the frame and attach hinges to the door separately to put the piece together. Read More»

Bird-Friendly Gardening For Your Backyard

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Do you think welcoming nature’s creatures to your backyard is only for people living outside of town? No matter the size and location of your backyard, the space can become a haven for birds. Imagine watching the colors and sounds of bird families from your deck or even a window . Design a bird-friendly yard that makes your outdoors alive and vibrant. Food-Source Plants Naturally, birds are going to flock to a yard that provides them with a meal. Read More»

How To Get Rid Of Millipedes On Plants

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If you have plants indoors or outdoors, you may encounter millipedes. Millipedes pose no harm to humans and do little damage to established plants, but they can destroy seedlings and bedding plants. Millipedes are brown or black, with segmented bodies.  They prefer damp, dark places. It is still possible to get rid of millipedes on plants by following these natural methods. Control the Environment For this project, gather: mower rake weed trimmer broom fresh potting soil caulk weatherstripping diatomaceous earth wood ash (optional) houseplant insecticide (optional) The  first step in getting rid of millipedes on plants is controlling the environment. Read More»