Dora Wood

5 Awesome Texas Gifts for the Homesick

If you have a loved one who has moved away from the state, why not send an awesome Texas gift? These unique gifts aren't just packed with a Texas-sized dose of love, but they also bring a bit of home to wherever they are. If you need some inspiration on what gifts to buy, here are just some ideas for you to consider.   1. Home Scent Candles Home scent candles are just as they sound — a candle infused with scents that remind you of the great state. Read More 

Children Want A Pet? Why Fish Are A Great Pick

Having a pet can be a wonderful experience for any child. Animals make great friends and teach incredible lessons about kindness and camaraderie that last a lifetime. If your child has been hinting that they would like a pet, you may be trying to determine which kind of animal to get. Dogs are a lot of fun and cats are often quite playful. However, fish can be fantastic pets that are good for both you and your child. Read More 

Residential Locks To Consider

Houses are some of the easiest targets for burglars, especially when the residents are frequently away from home. Sometimes burglars are brave enough to enter a home that is fully occupied, which can turn into a dangerous situation for everyone in the household. Sheds, barns, and detached garages are also easy targets for burglars, as they are commonly left unattended for long periods of time by homeowners. A good step to take for protection against criminals breaking into your property is to purchase high-quality locks for the doors and get them installed by a locksmith. Read More 

Will You Start 2020 By Remodeling The Downstairs Portion Of Your House?

Was 2019 the year that you did a major remodeling job on the upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms? If so, maybe you have set 2020 as the year that you'll remodel the lower floor. Does that include your living room, family room, kitchen, and a guest powder bathroom? Maybe you are looking for ideas for your downstairs remodeling project. If so, from arranging for hardwood floor refinishing to selecting a new wall treatment for the downstairs rooms, here are some ideas that might help you. Read More 

How Do You Know Your Granite Countertop Needs To Be Resealed?

Granite countertops are a distinguished element to add to your kitchen, bath, or laundry room. With its naturally upscale appearance, granite offers a ton of personality to a space. If you have granite countertops in your home, it is likely they are one of your favorite things, and you will also likely want to keep them protected. Sealing granite periodically is the best way to protect it. But how do you know when granite needs to be resealed? Read More