Eco-Friendly Kitchen Design: Ideas For You

When you begin to design or redesign your ideal kitchen, many factors play a role in the design process. If you are a person who is conscientious about the environment and your impact on it, this is chief among those deciding factors. So, as you proceed with your kitchen design planning and work, get to know some of the ways that you can incorporate environmentally friendly design elements and items into your new kitchen. [Read More]

Be Sure To Include These Often-Skipped Tasks On Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

If you like starting the spring with a freshly cleaned home, you're not alone. Spring cleaning turns your space into a fresh, airy abode that matches the soothing, rejuvenating spirit of the season. If you're like most people, you spend a lot of time vacuuming, dusting, cleaning out the fridge and tackling other large areas during spring cleaning. However, you might miss the nooks and crannies where the dust, mold spores, and pet dander love to accumulate. [Read More]

What's Wrong With Your Apricot Tree?

Is your apricot tree looking a little worse for wear? Perhaps its leaves are falling to the ground, or it's developing black cankers on its trunk. It's important to figure out what's wrong with your tree sooner rather than later, so that you can treat it and hopefully restore its health. Here's a look at three common diseases of apricots, and how to handle each one. Cytospora Canker This destructive fungal disease affects not only apricot trees, but also nectarines, peaches, plums and cherries. [Read More]

Tips To Help Your Home Avoid Electrical Problems

Electricity is a requirement for enjoying the luxuries of modern life. However, electrical systems are notoriously complex, and if you do not take precautions when it comes to your home's wiring, you may find yourself facing major property damage. Unfortunately, some new homeowners do not realize the complexity of this part of their home, and this can cause them to make some simple mistakes. Luckily, there are a couple of tips that can help you avoid this routine sources of damage. [Read More]