Home Garden

3 Great Features To Add To Your Patio

Having a patio outdoors can make the exterior of your home and property so much more enjoyable. There are also things that you can add to your patio to make the patio itself even more fun for you, your family, and your friends. Here are three excellent features to consider adding to your patio. Overhang The patio itself is an amazing and worthwhile investment for you. However, in order to make it even better, you should consider adding some type of overhang to go over the top of it. Read More 

Going Tiny | 5 Roofing Options For Tiny House Living

The tiny house movement is gaining steam as people move away from McMansions and towards both manageable square footage and mortgage payments. Living in less than 500 square feet not only helps you focus on what is important to your life, but it also frees up additional money in your budget to do the things you really love, from traveling to volunteering. Ironically, building a tiny home actually requires more decisions than building a McMansion. Read More 

West Nile, Zika And Now… Dengue. This Painful Disease May Now Threaten 75 Percent Of The U.S.

Never heard of dengue? Unfortunately, that may not be true for too much longer. Dengue is considered a tropical and subtropical disease, which can cause such agonizing joint and muscle pain that it has earned the nickname breakbone fever. In rare cases, it can develop into the potentially deadly dengue hemorrhagic fever, which can cause a patient to lose blood through vomiting, their feces and urine. And even when dengue doesn't kill them, some patients have said the pain is so bad that they wished they had died while suffering with the disease. Read More 

4 Ways To Use Less Heat While Still Staying Warm This Winter

You want to stay warm during the winter, but your energy bill can rise up as a result. While your heating in your home is designed to keep your house at comfortable temperatures, it can be all too tempting to crank up that thermostat for an extra blast of warmth. Here are four ways you can use less heat in your home while still staying war this winter so you can save money on your energy bills. Read More 

Tips for Maintaining Your Onsite Wastewater Management System

If you live in a rural area, the most common type of onsite wastewater management system is a septic system. Relying on a septic system can help you meet your home's wastewater needs, but only if the system is functioning properly. Here are three things that you can do to ensure your wastewater system runs smoothly well into the future. 1. Have your septic system inspected regularly. It can be challenging for the average homeowner to identify septic problems early. Read More